The neighborhood of Barnum is a haven for working class families and home to many proud residents. It’s a small area bounded by Sixth Avenue, Federal, Alameda, and Perry Street. Often overlooked by the city, Barnum’s identity has been shaped out of a strong sense of community and quiet development. Although it was never an affluent neighborhood, it’s always been more prosperous than many of the other Westside Denver neighborhoods.
The Story of Barnum
Barnum began as a nineteenth-century Denver suburb and quickly became a haven for working-class families. In 1865, Daniel…
- January 17th, 2019
- +Mara Calomino