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In addition to the many outdoor Activities in Denver, Shopping is also very popular among guests at Hotel Teatro. During your next stay, visit some of the top venues for Shopping in Denver including Old South Pearl Street.

Old South Pearl Street, Denver, CO 80210

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Old South Pearl Street (Denver)
Neighborhood: Southwest
Type of Store: Shopping, Restaurants

About Old South Pearl Street (Denver):
When the Denver Tramway Company extended its trolley car line from Alameda to Jewell Avenues in June of 1893, the beginning of a building boom in Denver was on. Tracks were completed south to Evans Avenue and then east to service the growing University of Denver campus. From 1900 to 1915, several multi-use buildings were completed along the thriving corridor, and growing neighborhoods needed retail and service-oriented business.

Barber and beauty shops began to pop up, and grocers, tailors, and bakeries began to line Old South Pearl Street. Residents saw dry goods stores coming to Old South Pearl Street along with pharmacies, five-and-dime stores, movie houses, and diners, the earliest of Denver Restaurants. Through stock market crashes, the Great Depression, and World War II, Old South Pearl Street saw many business owners abandon their shops. Shopping habits in the 1960’s and 1970’s brought new regional shopping centers to Metro Denver, leading to many small, mom-and-pop stores closing down on Pearl.

But, Old South Pearl Street rose again, bringing in artisans and eccentrics who were attracted by inexpensive rental rates and eager to set up shop in the vacant storefronts. Old South Pearl Street saw an influx of painters, sculptors, and potters who formed a loose association to promote their handmade wares and brought artistic energy to an area that was in need of a rebound.

Today, Old South Pearl Street is a wonderful representation of the Denver arts community and a Denver Shopping destination that hosts exciting places for Shopping in Denver like trend-setting boutiques, unique retailers, and funky shops that you won’t find anywhere else.

Old South Pearl Street (Denver) Hours:
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Tips for Shopping in Old South Pearl Street (Denver) and Interesting Facts:

  • Old South Pearl Street is where you’ll find one of the top Denver Restaurants – Sushi Den.
  • Looking for fun Activities in Denver near Hotel Teatro? Head to Old South Pearl Street and shop the Sunday Farmers’ Market, attend live Music Festivals, visit the Sidewalk Sales, or take part in First Fridays Art Walks.
  • Old South Pearl Street merchants like 5 Green Boxes – The Little Store, Common Threads, The Empty Bottle, Melrose & Madison, and Jewelers Gallery sit just minutes away from Hotels in Denver like Hotel Teatro.
  • If hunger calls when you’re Shopping in Denver on Old South Pearl Street, remember that dining is one of the top Activities in Denver so you’ll have a whole host of Denver Restaurants to choose from. Enjoy eateries like The Duffeyroll Café, Lincoln’s Roadhouse featuring live Blues with no cover, Makan Malaysian Café, Pajama Baking Company, and Stella’s Coffee Haus.


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