Radio Pharmacy and Sonny Lawson
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.
Moya Hansen, “Pebbles on the Shore: Economic Opportunity in Five Points, 1920–1950.” Colorado History, Summer 2001