“It was called the Harlem of the West, but it was a redlined community, and the area has been vacant for twenty years,” says Albus Brooks of Denver’s Five Points neighborhood. The construction firm where Brooks is a VP is participating in the area’s redevelopment, which includes affordable housing and provisions for Black-owned businesses.  Photo 2 of 2 in Affording America: Denver’s Albus Brooks Wants Cities to Incentivize Equitable Development

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“It was called the Harlem of the West, but it was a redlined community, and the area has been vacant for twenty years,” says Albus Brooks of Denver’s Five Points neighborhood. The construction firm where Brooks is a VP is participating in the area’s redevelopment, which includes affordable housing and provisions for Black-owned businesses.

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