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Changing Denver: The Battle for Stoner Hill

Stoner Hill in Commons Park is a gathering place for homeless youth in Denver.

Changing Denver helped facilitate a dialogue between neighborhood residents andStoner Hill regulars.

"People tend to hear a lot," says Stoner Hill regular Jackson. "They also tend to judge a lot."

Changing Denver is the podcast about our city's physical spaces, how we make them and how they make us. This episode covers the conflict over Stoner Hill in Commons Park.
This month's Changing Denver podcast tackles the controversy over so-called Stoner Hill. A gathering place for homeless youth, this corner of Commons Park is also adjacent to some of the hottest real estate in the city, a dynamic that has sparked an ongoing cultural clash.

Read more articles by Paul Karolyi.

Paul Karolyi is a writer and researcher based in Denver. He hosts and produces Changing Denver, the podcast about our city's physical spaces, how we make them and how they make us.
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