City Council President Albus Brooks, who represents the district the coffee shop is located in, speaks with CPR News about gentrification and displacement.
"Redlining" ended in the '60s, but its impact is still felt in Denver neighborhoods today.
Denver hopes to connect downtown to Aurora with bus rapid transit. In the meantime, there's a race for affordable housing on East Colfax, rather than more private development.
The holiday commemorates the end of slavery. Activist and rapper DJ Covem Moetavation has made kale key to Denver's celebration.
The project did more than teach students about one of Denver’s older neighborhoods, they also began noticing gentrification happening around their own homes.
Data shows there's been very little change in poverty in most poor neighborhoods from 1970-2010 and the number of poor neighborhoods is growing.