"It looks at the people, the places, the institutions," says Goodstein. "Is there a Park Hill aura? Is it justified in its self-proclaimed sophistication?.... In some ways, you could argue that the whole 'yuppie' phenomenon started in Park Hill. When Gary Hart was first elected to the Senate, he lived in Park Hill, and in 1984, when commentators were trying to figure out who Gary Hart was [during his first run for president], they kept using the term 'young urban professionals,' which is where the term 'yuppie' comes from."
Phil Goodstein will be on hand to explain that and more when he signs copies of Park Hill Promise, tonight at 7:30 p.m. at the Tattered Cover at 2526 East Colfax Avenue. For more information, visit www.tatteredcover.com or call 303-322-7727.
Mon., Nov. 26, 7 p.m., 2012