This is a
brief explanation about the street grid or street index system
in the great city of Denver Colorado.
has a very formalized way of naming streets.
It is like a cross. +
runs north to south and
runs east to west.
streets are considered the zero streets in the grid.
can find yourself anywhere by looking at a street sign, it will
indicate how many blocks you are North or South of Ellsworth
and how many blocks
you are east and west of Broadway.
you are not at a street sign, and trying to give directions, it
is a little more complicated.
streets north of Ellsworth are numbered and everything else is
luck on the memory thing.
on the scene
comes the Denver Street Guide for the Denver Colorado
has been around for a long time mainly because, as simple as the
street grid seems, the Denver
Metro Street Grid is complicated and most people don't want
to take the time to figure it out every time they need to find
an address or go across town.
of us use Alameda as the center point in our mind, but it is
actually 3 blocks south.
first glance it seems fairly straight forward and then comes
and so on
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