Cole, Denver

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Russell Square Park in the Cole Neighborhood.

Cole is a neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. It is in the area commonly known as East Denver, or the "East Side".According to the Piton Foundation, in 2007, the population of the neighborhood was 6,041, and there were 1,794 housing units.[1] In the year 2000, the racial breakdown if the neighborhood was 5.95% non-Hispanic white, 21.3% African American, 70.98% Hispanic or Latino, 0.6% Native American, and 0.28% Asian.[2]

Boundaries[edit]

The shape of the neighborhood is like that of a square with the northwest corner cut off. The neighborhood is bordered on the west by Downing Street, on the northwest by Walnut Street, on the north by 40th Avenue, on the east by York Street, and on the south by 32nd Avenue.

Landmarks and History[edit]

Most of the neighborhood consists single-family housing units. Russell Square Park is in the northeast part of the neighborhood. The neighborhood became part of Denver in 1874. It is named for Carlos M. Cole, a former superintendent of Denver Public Schools.[3]

References[edit]

Coordinates: 39°46′01″N 104°57′57″W / 39.76696°N 104.96596°W / 39.76696; -104.96596