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Photos: Urban camping is no picnic for Denver's homeless who sleep outside

"Urban camping" is an odd phrase that encompasses homeless people sleeping on city streets -- and the subject of this week's feature, "

Unhappy Campers

." A

proposed urban camping ban

that's working its way through Denver's city council would ban homeless people from sleeping on 16th Street Mall or any other public area not already off limits. A vote on the measure comes next month. Meanwhile, check out Britt Chester photos that capture the downtown scene on a recent Monday night.

Photos by Britt Chester for Westword.

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More from our Follow That Story archive: "Urban camping: A timeline of how the ban began -- and where it's headed."

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