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Henry Roth House, Postscript

– by M. Thornton We met Dianne Roth and her father Milton last year, when they stopped by our house at 5 South Fox Street, the bungalow and compound that Henry Roth had built. Dianne, Henry’s granddaughter, sent this news … Continue reading

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Brown Palace Menu, November 19, 1904

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Allen True and the Denver Courts of Justice

— By Victoria Tupper Kirby As early as the 1920s, there were plans to have Denver muralist Allen Tupper True decorate the courts in the City and County Building in Denver. Five judges of the District Court signed an affidavit … Continue reading

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The Ways Of Barbers

B50 Note: After 60 years of cutting hair at the same location on Colfax, Walt Young hangs up his scissors on September 30th, 2009. You can read more about Walt at 9news and the Denver Post. Walt Young’s digital story … Continue reading

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The Pig N’ Whistle: Eddie Bohn’s Empire on West Colfax

— by Keith Chamberlain When Colfax Avenue was “Colorado’s Main Street,” a miles-long constellation aglitter with motels, restaurants and gas stations, Eddie Bohn’s Pig ‘N Whistle was its brightest star. Bohn was dubbed the King of West Colfax, and from … Continue reading

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