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Radio Pharmacy and Sonny Lawson

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Denver native Sonny Lawson operated his business, the Radio Pharmacy, on this corner for nearly fifty years. Owing to his influence in the Five Points neighborhood, Lawson became a powerful member of Denver’s Democratic Party. The pharmacy became a meeting place for community leaders and politicians, as well as an anchor of the Five Points business district on Welton.

This was the location of Lawson's Radio Pharmacy


Moya Hansen, “Pebbles on the Shore: Economic Opportunity in Five Points, 1920–1950.” Colorado History, Summer 2001 
26th and Welton
Denver, CO 80205
  • African American History
  • Business and Economic Development
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This location was created on 2016-12-03 by Clio Admin .   It was last updated on 2016-12-11 by Clio Admin .

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