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Denver City and County Building

Added by yongli on 10/11/2021 - 16:59, last changed on 10/11/2021 - 16:59
Facing the State Capitol Building and completing the dominant east-west axis for Civic Center , Denver ’s City and County Building (300 W. Colfax Avenue) is the grandest monument of Mayor Robert Speer ’s City Beautiful efforts. The elegant neoclassical building houses the mayor, city council, many...

The City Beautiful Movement in Denver

Added by yongli on 10/22/2015 - 16:06, last changed on 10/30/2021 - 10:45
Beginning in the late nineteenth century, the City Beautiful movement sought to create a livable urban environment with healthy and agreeable conditions and an abundance of recreational facilities in the midst of rapidly industrializing cities. Cities throughout Colorado undertook City Beautiful...
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