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Claude Boettcher

Boston Building

Added by yongli on 01/25/2021 - 17:14, last changed on 01/25/2021 - 17:14
Located at 828 Seventeenth Street in Denver , the Boston Building opened in 1890. Hailed by early historian Jerome Smiley as “the first of the strictly modern office buildings” in the city, the Boston Building signaled the emergence of Seventeenth Street as the “Wall Street of the Rockies” and...

Brown Palace Hotel

Added by yongli on 08/26/2016 - 15:51, last changed on 08/12/2021 - 07:02
Financed by and named after the early Denver developer Henry C. Brown , the Brown Palace Hotel opened on Broadway in 1892 in an elegant triangular building that was the tallest in the city at the time. For much of the twentieth century the hotel was owned by the Boettcher family , which expanded it...

Charles Boettcher

Added by yongli on 06/29/2021 - 15:46, last changed on 06/29/2021 - 15:46
Charles Boettcher (1852–1948) was an entrepreneur and philanthropist best known for founding the Great Western Sugar Company and the Boettcher Foundation, an organization that made the Boettcher name synonymous with generosity in Colorado. Boettcher built his wealth through a series of sound...

Governor’s Residence at Boettcher Mansion

Added by yongli on 08/29/2016 - 14:44, last changed on 05/09/2020 - 01:07
Located at 400 Eighth Avenue in Denver , the Governor’s Residence at the Boettcher Mansion was originally built in 1908 for the Cheesman family. In 1924 Gladys Cheesman Evans sold the Colonial Revival residence to Claude K. Boettcher , who lived there with his wife for more than three decades...
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