Denver Police say much of the city is covered by this system that can pinpoint gunfire.
Last October, the city of Denver bought itself a strip club on East Colfax for $1.3 million.
The goal of Weicker Depository seemed to be "preventing anyone or anything from corrupting the integrity" of the Wyman Historic District.
"They got multiple offers — multiple offers. Obviously, it's a very attractive corner." But sometimes that is not enough.
Denver officials are flipping the script, securing land and then looking for developers to do something with the properties.
"There's a joke: Every nurse has her vice," said Naomi De La Torre, a 27-year-old medical professional. "For me, it's motorcycles, bikes, long trips."
Denver plans to fund the purchase with federal housing funds, and the "final development will lead to a catalytic redevelopment" on East Colfax.
This farthest stretch of Colfax got the seemingly logical name of East Colfax. The trouble was that the neighborhood already had a name.
There are already a few major projects in the pipeline for the corridor and many feel the pace of redevelopment will only increase in coming years.
The owners of Metro Urgent Care decided a health care facility is just what the former home of Cheeky Monk needs.
Colfax Avenue has been neglected for decades and not seen the same wave of revitalization as other areas of town, advocates say, but now with millions of taxpayer dollars within reach and support from community leaders and developers, many feel Colfax's time is coming.
You'll find Mediterranean food, Japanese food, Colombian, Salvadoran, British, Polish and lots of Ethiopian food.
Most of these intersections have four-lane streets, which are more dangerous for pedestrians and cyclists.