Hey there Denverites, it's reader-question time once again, that moment where we go all-out to find answers to your local curiosities, no matter how big or small.
The Watkins family history is also a tale of Denver's growth.
Only pockets of old Colfax through Aurora survive, so curator Jennifer Cronk did the next best thing.
Events on the other side of the country have revived the debate about calling Stapleton by the name of Denver's Klan mayor.
The Colorado Guardian Angels have seen the neighborhood transform since its rough-and-tumble days. Few know the "wicked" drag as intimately as they do.
Jewish immigrants were part of those first colonial population booms that shaped the city and state -- and they left their mark on Colfax Avenue.
If the plan had been enacted, the freeway would have swept from I-25 to I-70, charging through Lower Downtown between Blake and Larimer streets.
A silly quest to find some artifacts might have revealed something deeper about the city's very identity.
South High, adorned with severed heads and mythical beasts, is a symbol of Denver's ambition to become more than a sleepy cow town.
The hotel turns 125 years old this month. Its historian, Debra Faulkner, was kind enough to offer a sneak peek at the artifacts and stories that will soon be on display.
I learned in my own research that the courthouse became an early symbol of turmoil over the city's growth, a tradition that persists into the present.
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This colorful pictorial map from 1908 is a painstakingly crafted document that captures Denver just ahead of World War I.
LOOK: Before there was Coors Field and the Rockies, Karle Seydel imagined Union Park for the Denver Bears
A poster of Union Park expanding before Union Station and a polished, modern city encapsulates his vision. Seydel calls it the "Field of Denver Dreams."
Mike Dowd was shot chasing an escaped murderer 28 years before he actually died. It took relentless persistence to prove the connection.