This is the fourth installment in a five-part series about gentrifying Denver neighborhoods, including Five Points, Cole and Whittier.
Globeville has long been one of the most economically challenged neighborhoods in Denver, where residents live close to industrial plants and the expanding highway system. As a result of its proximity to rapidly growing sections of the city, Globeville today is starting to see some of the gentrification that has already struck nearby areas such as Five Points, Cole and Whittier full force. But historical data reveals that signs of these shifts began appearing years earlier, although their import wasn’t recognized at the time.
The information was culled from the Child Opportunity Index 2.0, a mammoth database unveiled in January by Brandeis University...Read More