In Denver, Beat Starts to Pick Up in a Once-Thriving Hub for Jazz

By February 10, 2015Development News

DENVER — At one time, the best place to hear live jazz between St. Louis and San Francisco was along Welton Street in Denver, where Duke and Ella were among the marquee legends stopping by to perform.

“We saw the great bones of the neighborhood,” Mr. Beal said. “The light rail, the density, a lot of the historic structures that had character, and we said, ‘It’s just a matter of time before this neighborhood becomes really desirable.’”