Improving the Highline Canal Trail: University Hills “Main Street”

Recently, the UHNA submitted a grant request with the Sustainable Neighborhoods Program through the City and County of Denver. Our grant centered around needed improvements to the Highline Canal, the Highline Canal Trail, and Eisenhower Park. Unfortunately, we were turned down. BUT . . . from lemons, lemonade! We think any efforts we make to … More Improving the Highline Canal Trail: University Hills “Main Street”

The High Line Canal

Residents of University Hills are familiar with the High Line Canal, which runs through Mamie Eisenhower Park. They may not know that according to “High Line Canal” (http://www.denverwater.org), it “runs 66 miles east-northeast through Douglas, Arapahoe, and Denver counties.”  According to “Highline Canal Trail Map” (http://www.denverwater.org), it was built in the late nineteenth century “to bring South Platte water … More The High Line Canal