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Daniels and Fisher Tower

  • Denver Skyline, 1910s

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    At 330 feet—375 counting its flagpole—the Daniels and Fisher Tower was the tallest building in Denver when it was completed in 1911. It could be seen for miles and became the definitive symbol of the city.
    Denver Skyline, 1910s
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References: 

Mark A. Barnhouse, Daniels and Fisher: Denver’s Best Place to Shop (Charleston, SC: History Press, 2015).

Robert Fink, “Daniels and Fisher Tower,” National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form (October 23, 1969).

Margaret Jackson, “Piece of History Restored,” The Denver Post, August 14, 2006.

Thomas J. Noel and Barbara S. Norgren, Denver: The City Beautiful and Its Architects, 1893–1941 (Denver: Historic Denver, 1987).

Barbara Norgren, “Daniels and Fisher Tower,” Historic American Buildings Survey Inventory (May 1967).

Steve Raabe, “Ringing Endorsement,” The Denver Post, October 16, 1994.

Additional Information: 

Phyllis J. Doner, “Denver’s Merchant Princes: The Evolution of Denver Department Stores” (Master’s thesis, University of Colorado, 1987).

Charlie H. Johnson Jr., The Daniels and Fisher Tower: A Presence of the Past, rev. ed. (Templeton, CA: Tower Press, 2009).

Thomas J. Noel, Denver Landmarks and Historic Districts: A Pictorial Guide (Niwot: University Press of Colorado, 1996).

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