When you hear the name Ivywild these days, you likely think of the old school turned brewery and market just south of I-25 in Colorado Springs. But Ivywild, a whole neighborhood at the foot of the Broadmoor, was once a small suburb of Colorado Springs with a history as rich and colorful as any city in Colorado. Authors Molly Merry and Linda Johnson recently revived some of that history in a small book titled "Ivywild: A Treasure Filled Neighborhood History". Producer Noel Black spoke with Merry about some of the characters and stories from the little suburb on the other side of the tracks.
You can pick up a copy of the book at the Dry Goods Store at Ivywild, or Books 4 U on 8th Street.
This interview originally aired on The Big Something Radio Programme.