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Larimer Square

  • Restored Larimer Square Today

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    Opened in 1965, the restored Larimer Square celebrated its fiftieth anniversary in 2015. Still a popular dining and shopping destination, it helped inspire similar preservation projects in Lower Downtown and Union Station.
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Historic Denver, “Larimer Square,” National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form (1973).

Stephen J. Leonard and Thomas J. Noel, Denver: Mining Camp to Metropolis (Niwot: University Press of Colorado, 1990).

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

Thomas J. Noel, Denver’s Larimer Street: Main Street, Skid Row and Urban Renaissance (Denver: Historic Denver, 1981).

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Richard R. Brettell, Historic Denver: The Architects and the Architecture, 1858–1893 (Denver: Historic Denver, 1973).

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Christopher McCune, “Denver’s Lower Downtown Historic District: A Comparative Study” (master’s thesis, Arizona State University, 2002).