From cranes to construction crews, the evidence of Denver’s growth is all around us.

And more construction will be underway at the University of Denver starting in May. But, before crews start digging, students are doing some historical research to find out who lived on the land before it became a parking lot.

This parking lot is west of Sturm Hall on South Race Street.

Jasmine Saxon, a master’s student at DU, joined us on 9NEWS at 4 p.m. to talk about her research.

Learn more in the video above!