University Park United Methodist Church (Denver, Colo.)
Est. as: University Park Methodist Episcopal Church; later University Park Methodist Church, the University Park United Methodist Church.This form of name valid 1968-
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Frances Hayes of 3343 E. Colorado Avenue (and formerly of 2181 S. Clayton Street), Denver, Colorado shares her memories about the University Park area of Denver including attending church services at Old Main, now University Hall, on the University of Denver campus before the United Park Methodist Church was built. She notes that Sunday school classes were held both at the Iliff School of Theology and in Old Main at this time. Hayes also talks about her summer wedding ceremony in Wasser Chapel...
Overview Edith Blankenship shares her memories of what the University Park area of Denver, Colorado was like after moving to the area in the 1930's including the wheat fields, chicken farms, and local street cars. She also discusses home-owned grocery stores, which she describes as neighborhood businesses that have a grocery store in the front with living accommodations for a family in the back.
Overview Ruth Geyer discusses changes that have taken place in the University Park area of Denver, Colorado, since moving to the neighborhood in 1920 including residential and commercial development, types of transportation systems and the number of trees as well as the amount of other types of vegetation. She notes that her mother helped raise funds to build the University Park Methodist Church. Geyer also talks about the neighborhood families that kept goats and cows on a vacant lot across from her...