However, the neighborhood is officially named after a small gem of a public park, the Alamo Placita Park, located north of Speer Boulevard. The Alama Placita neighborhood stretches from Pennsylvania Street to Downing Street, and is bounded by 6th Avenue to the north and Speer Boulevard to the south.
- Little India at 330 E. 6th Ave. offers lunch buffets and traditional Indian dinners.
- Lime XS at 730 E. 6th Ave. features healthy Mexican food and unique margaritas.
- Pablo's Coffee at at 630 E. 6th Ave. offers a gathering place for hipster coffee lovers. No Wi-Fi.
- East High at 1545 Detroit St. is one of Denver's four original high schools of North, East, South, and West.
- Morey Middle School at 840 E. 14th Ave. serves grades 6 - 8.
- Moore Elementary at 846 Corona St. offers classes for K - 5.
Grocery Stores, Etc.:
- Safeway at 560 Corona St. is open from 5 a.m. - 11 p.m.
- Chase at 1038 E. 6th Ave. has a branch with a 24-hour ATM.
- Denver was named after a governor, Kansas Territorial Governor James Denver, but he was not impressed by the honor as Denver was a dusty frontier town at the time.
- Republican John Long Routt was the state's first governor from 1876 to 1879. He also served a second term from 1891 to 1893. Nowadays, Colorado governors are limited to two consecutive terms.
- The Grant-Humphreys Mansion, located across the park from the Governor's Mansion, is not open to the public but can be rented out for private events.