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Unique Lowry AFB History Most people are not aware that in 1942 - 5 tons of gold was flown from the Soviet Union to Lowry Air Force Base and then trucked to the Denver Mint for safekeeping as part of the lend lease program where the United States government provided trucks, jeeps, ammunition and weapons to the Soviet Union during World War II in exchange for gold bars!
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This motel once stood where the Wells Fargo is, at East Colfax and Yosemite.
Still, no matter how many $1-million homes spring up in the southeast corner of Aurora, no matter how far the sea of smaller luxury homes stretches beyond those original borders, and no matter the number of high-end retailers drawn by those eastern Aurora rooftops, the East Colfax corridor still matters. It’s still Aurora’s original downtown. It’s still one of the few truly historic — and older — neighborhoods in town.
“We’d like to create a place where people can get good food for a fair price,” Gonerka said. “We want to change the image of what Original Aurora has been. We’ve seen that change with Stanley.”
The organizers of the Colfax Marathon will have road closures this Sunday, May 20, 2018 that WILL impact your ability to cross roads in and around the East Colfax Neighborhood and surrounding neighborhoods. Please read the following information from race organizers of the Colfax Marathon. Sunday, May 20, 2018 Noise, Traffic and Road Closure Information: More than 19,000 athletes are anticipated to participate in the Kaiser Permanente Colfax Marathon this Sunday, May 20, 2018. The Colfax Marathon is in its 13th year and has been grateful to receive the support and following of so many in and around the Denver Metro area. Thank you for being participants, spectators and neighbors supporting a great event here in Denver. To provide a safe environment for this year race, the cities of Aurora, Denver and Lakewood will have temporary traffic impacts along Colfax Avenue this Sunday, May 20, 2018. While travel on Colfax Avenue will be restricted, normal traffic patterns will resume as soon as it’s safe for athletes, spectators and motorists. General Traffic: • The marathon will have full and partial closures of westbound and eastbound East & West Colfax from Aurora to Lakewood starting as early as 3 a.m. and ending as late as 1 p.m. • Roads that cross East Colfax Avenue and East 17th Avenue could experience significant delays. • The easiest places to cross West Colfax Avenue will be at Interstate 25 or Federal Boulevard, and For East Colfax, Interstate 225. • Drivers are urged to avoid Speer Boulevard and West Colfax Avenue altogether. • Crossing intersections along both East & West Colfax will be allowed on a very limited basis when safety allows and only at intersections with uniformed police officers. • Eastbound Lane East Colfax Avenue will be open from Denver’s City Park west to Quitman Street and from Colorado Boulevard east to Ursula Street. • Westbound East & West Colfax will be closed from Havana Street in Aurora to Garrison Street in Lakewood in certain sections. • As the race progresses from Denver’s City Park to Aurora and Lakewood simultaneously, streets will open to normal traffic as rapidly as possible. Full Course Overview for 2018 attached. Visit RunColfax.org for a more interactive map of each course The marathon course is marked with a green line, and the half marathon course is blue. Courses may not be crossed to ensure safety to runners. I-25 is open, and it is the best option for driving north or southbound. To avoid delays, avoid driving in the areas shaded in yellow between 5:30 and 12 noon. East Colfax Avenue in East Denver and North Aurora: The half-marathon course starts at Denver’s City Park, heads east on Montview Avenue to Yosemite Street, continues south to East 17th Avenue, then East to Galena Street in Aurora, then south to 16th Avenue, west to Del Mar Parkway, north to East 17th Avenue, then returns west to Dayton, south to East Colfax, west on East Colfax to Oneida, north to East 17th Avenue, west on 17th back to Denver's City Park. • Westbound Colfax Avenue will be closed from Havana Street to Yosemite Street at 5:40 a.m. • East 17th Avenue will be closed to all eastbound traffic from Colorado Blvd to Yosemite Street at 7 a.m. • East 16th Avenue will be closed to all east and westbound traffic from Havana Street to Chester Street at 6 a.m. • Yosemite Street will be closed to all north and southbound traffic from Montview Ave. to East Colfax Ave. East & West Colfax Avenue in Denver: • Westbound East & West Colfax will be closed. • Colorado Boulevard between East Colfax Avenue and East 23rd Avenue will be closed. • Southbound off-ramp to I-25 at West Colfax Avenue will be closed. • Speer Boulevard at West Colfax Avenue in both directions will have very long delays. • The only places to cross West Colfax Avenue will be at I-25 or Federal Boulevard.
Stapleton votes on neighborhood association (S.U.N.) name change http://www.9news.com/mobile/article/life/stapleton-votes-on-neighborhood-association-name-change/73-552482137 (Via 9NEWS)
The next East Colfax Neighborhood Meeting is on TONIGHT, Tuesday, May 15th, 2018 at 6:30PM at Counterpath Press located at 7935 East 14th Ave at Tamarac. Agenda: DPD Monthly Update Denice Degal | Senior City Inspector - presenting and answering questions related to PocketGov/311 and the city's investigation process Eric Richardson | ECNA Treasurer and Fiscal Analyst at CDOT - will discuss transportation funding and how the recently passed SB 18-001 and potential ballot initiatives will affect Denver
Marco’s Coal Fired Pizzeria buy 6000 East Colfax & Kearney
Rose Hospital, dedicated by Dwight Eisenhower in 1948.
The next East Colfax Neighborhood Meeting is on Tuesday, May 15th, 2018 at 6:30PM at Counterpath Press located at 7935 East 14th Ave at Tamarac.
The next DPD 2CAB meeting will be held on Wednesday, May 30, 2018 from 1800 to 2000 (6 p.m. to 8 p.m.) at District 2 HQ (3921 Holly St). The 2CAB meetings are held on a bi-monthly basis. We will cover crime patterns, trends and discuss prevention techniques that we are employing to reduce crime throughout the District. Everyone is invited!
This article was written in November 2017, it’s only gotten worse since then.
The Fax Parthership has a great, newly revitalized website ❤️
District 2 was given information to offer citizens in Denver a way of communicating with RTD when there are incidents of problems on RTD transportation or at bus stops. RTD Security Command Center 303-299-2911, or with the use of smart phones download the app TRANSIT WATCH RTD DENVER. RTD has DPD officers that work with them that can respond to incidents as well as their own security team.
From Officer Hana Ruiz posted in District 2 May 10, 2018 at 04:42 PM District 2 has received numerous reports of thefts of spare tires from Toyota Tacomas. We have recently required locks for the spare tires, by a neighboring Toyota Dealership. Please contact District 2 CRO Officer Ruiz at 720-913-1089 if interested in obtaining.
Just a note to let you know that beginning next week, May 14, 2018 Colorado Barricade and American Sign will be working on behalf of Denver Public Works (DPW) in the following neighborhoods, repairing and replacing faded and damaged signage, including traffic signs, street name signs, stop signs, etc.. · East Colfax · Montclair · Lowry Field The work will take around 6 weeks in each area. The contractors will be utilizing electronic message boards to provide additional details. DPW’s annual sign repair and replacement program promotes neighborhood safety and ensures our transportation network is in good repair.
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