Washington Park East Neighborhood Association

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Welcome to Wash Park East!

One of the first developments in the East Washington Park Neighborhood was associated with one of the earliest efforts to bring water to Denver and became one of the primary factors in the development of the city.

In 1859, the Capitol Hydraulic Company headed by A.C. Hunt, later governor of the Colorado Territory, received a charter from the Territory of Kansas to divert water from the South Platte River for mechanical, agricultural, mining, and city purposes.

Stockholders in the enterprise included such illustrious pioneers as Henry Allen, Richard Sopris, Amos Steck, and William Byers. In 1860, construction began on a ditch, originally known as "the Big Ditch," on the river about a half-mile above the present site of Littleton. Read More.. .

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Crime in Wash Park East

I recently attended the WPENA Crime Committee meeting and was shocked by how much crime goes on. I truly think we need to get the word out among our neighbors to work together and be aware of what is... more
Started: January 21st 2005 Replies: 1

Coyote seen at the Park

I wanted to let other pet owners in Washington park know that I saw a Coyote running from the Park and crossing the street into South High Schools parking lot. This happened last Saturday night at... more
Started: May 11th 2009 Replies: 1

Help - What Should I do about my Neighbor ?

I have lived in Washington Park for 9 years now, and my most recent residence on S. Williams for the past year. My immediate neighbors are nice people, but I am appalled by the state of their yard and... more
Started: July 29th 2009 Replies: 0

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Why Is My Basement Damp?
Leak_th Why Is My Basement Damp? The source of your problem could be a water leak or high humidity. Both can lead to mold, mildew, or other biological growth. Depending on the severity, conditions can lead...
Condos, Townhomes, and Apartments - What's the Difference?
Townhome Occasionally, the terms condo and townhouse will be used interchangeably by prospective and unknowing homeowners, and therefore incorrectly. These properties are as different as an apartment and a free...
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