Philanthropist donates $1.5 million to build Police Athletic League headquarters
By James B. Meadow
Rocky Mountain News
DENVER — On a sprawling wedge of park jammed between the Platte River and a gritty industrial crust of the west side, a confluence of kids, cops, philanthropy and loyalty spills together to create a legacy to community caring and friendship.
And somewhere, looking down on all this, a guardian angel with a crooked nose probably is smiling and shaking his head, wondering what took so long for it to happen.