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Denver

Added by yongli on 08/03/2016 - 15:33, last changed on 11/04/2018 - 01:07

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Denver is the capital of Colorado and the twenty-first largest city in the United States, sprawling over six counties and 3,497 square miles of the High Plains and the Rocky Mountain foothills. Centered at the confluence of the South Platte River and Cherry Creek , the city and county of Denver...

Justina Ford

Added by yongli on 01/18/2017 - 15:12, last changed on 08/09/2018 - 01:07
Justina L. Ford (1871–1952) was a medical pioneer and Denver’s first licensed African American female doctor. Ford is best known for her obstetrics and pediatric work in Denver’s Five Points community. Patients knew Dr. Ford as “the Baby Doctor,” and it is estimated that she delivered over 7,000...

Justina Ford House

Added by yongli on 08/29/2016 - 15:30, last changed on 08/09/2018 - 01:07
Built in 1890 at 2335 Arapahoe Street in Denver , the Justina Ford House served for forty years as the home and office of Colorado’s first black woman physician. In 1984 the house was moved to save it from demolition, and after renovations it opened at 3091 California Street as the new home of the...

Rossonian Hotel

Added by yongli on 03/16/2016 - 14:07, last changed on 08/20/2018 - 01:07
The most prominent building at the Five Points intersection in Denver , the Rossonian Hotel opened in 1912 as the Baxter Hotel. Renamed the Rossonian in 1929, its lounge acquired a reputation as the best jazz club between the Midwest and the West Coast, with performances by jazz greats such as Duke...
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