fresh perspectives on Baker

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Piton site holds a trove of Baker demographics

the Piton Foundation, a private foundation benefiting communities, publishes detailed demographics of the Baker neighborhood

the site is full of useful and interesting facts on housing, economics, safety and families, plus some powerful tools for exploring the data; for example the "map" links on each data row load a geographic comparison of Baker with surrounding Denver neighborhoods on the relevant statistic

Baker total births, 1990-2007

source: The Piton Foundation; this chart is not zero-based, so please read the numbers in the scale of the graph

Baker births, Latino versus non-Latino white, 1990-2007

source: The Piton Foundation; births for each other racial indicators were under 5% of total in all years; this chart is not zero-based, so please read the numbers in the scale of the graph

Gov. Ritter to create Colorado Office of Film, Television & Media


the Colorado Film Commission, located within the Denver Studio Complex at S. Cherokee & Alameda in Baker, will receive a visit from Governor Bill Ritter on 4 June

Ritter will conduct a public signing of House Bill 1010, which promotes the Commission to the status of state agency, the Colorado Office of Film, Television & Media

coffee hour at 9, signing at 9:45, agency officially created, 1 July 2009; the bill also creates tax incentives for making films in Colorado


4 Jun 2009 - 9:00am - 10:00am

Doors Open Denver - Baker sites among city-wide architecture tours

each year the free Doors Open Denver event invites citizens to visit buildings or parts of buildings they might not otherwise see; all sites have at least a volunteer guide, some require reservations in advance; several of this year's sites are in or adjacent to Baker, including

  • a behind-the-scenes at the historic Mayan Theatre on Broadway (Sat & Sun at 9:30 a.m., reservation required)
18 Apr 2009 - 10:00am - 19 Apr 2009 - 4:00pm
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