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Surrounding Community Highlighted a Grocery Store, Affordable Housing, and Athletic Fields as Top Priorities.
I was born in Denver and raised my family in Northeast Park Hill and North Park Hill, but we never made it across 23rd street into South Park Hill. I have had the privilege of directing the Greater Denver Interfaith Alliance (GDIA) in Northeast Park Hill for the past 21 years, which works to build coalitions to address racial disparities.
Northeast Park Hill’s history is rich with culture, family-owned restaurants, and local youth sports, especially within the Black community. In the past several decades, however, the neighborhood has faced its challenges.
The Park Hill Golf Course land may not be close enough to your home to make its future feel like a pressing issue—but it may, soon enough, be in front of you.
Born and raised in North East Denver, I share many warm memories about a community we once knew. I remember skating in the Dahlia Shopping Center and enjoying fried chicken from the Kapre on Holly Street right after a Pirates football practice at Skyland Rec Center.