Who We Are

Who WeAre

logoThe Old North End Neighborhood (ONEN), a Colorado nonprofit corporation, is the tax-exempt successor to an association formed to represent the Old North End in the mid-1950s.

Members of the ONEN Board of Directors are elected for a term of three years, and may be elected for a second three-year term. Our by-laws require that a one-year “break” occur before a member may be elected to an additional term.

Neighborhood boundaries are Monument Valley Park on the west, Shooks Run Trail (north of Fontanero St) and the alley between Weber Street and Wahsatch Avenue on the east, the old Rock Island Railroad bed (about Lilac Street) on the north and Uintah Street on the south. See neighborhood map

The North End Neighborhood includes two National Register Historic Districts: The Old North End National Register Historic District that was expanded in 2015 and now includes 997 properties. The boundaries of the Old North End Historic District are Lilac Street & the Colorado Rock Island & Pacific Railroad on the north, Monument Valley Park on the west, Uintah Street on the south, and the alley between Nevada Avenue and Weber Street on the east. A portion of the North Weber Street/Wahsatch Avenue National Register Historic District is located within the Old North End and consists of 8 blocks and approximately 135 properties. This area includes Weber Street from Del Norte Street to Uintah Street and Wahsatch Avenue from Columbia Street to Uintah Street. More details are available at Historic Neighborhood Guidance.

Over 1500 wonderful neighbors, like you, live in our beautiful neighborhood! Your questions, ideas, concerns, positive comments are valuable to us all!

So please don’t hesitate to contact a board member.

Old North End Neighborhood Mission Statement

The Old North End Neighborhood has been established to preserve, protect, and enhance the neighborhood. It works to achieve this mission by:

  • Identifying, preserving, and celebrating historic homes and other features of the neighborhood;
  • Offering educational programs and preservation assistance to home owners;
  • Developing and offering community-building activities;
  • Preserving and improving the streetscape of the neighborhood, particularly the historic medians, parkways, and their canopy trees;
  • Improving safety and living conditions;
  • Monitoring building and renovations within the neighborhood, and assisting the City with the enforcement of zoning codes;
  • Cooperating with educational institutions in, near, and/or serving the neighborhood;
  • Providing communications vehicles, such as committee meetings, annual neighborhood meetings, newsletters, e-mails, and website which enhance the mission and interactions among residents.

Click here to see what we have done for our neighborhood.

  • Penrose-St. Francis Health Services Penrose-St. Francis Health Services Platinum Sponsor