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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...

Colorado State Museum

Added by yongli on 02/08/2021 - 16:03, last changed on 10/18/2022 - 13:43
The Colorado State Museum (200 E. Fourteenth Avenue, Denver ) opened in 1915 as the first stand-alone home for the Colorado Historical Society (now History Colorado ). The last work of Frank E. Edbrooke , Colorado’s best-known architect of the late 1800s and early 1900s, the building has the...

Frank E. Edbrooke

Added by yongli on 05/18/2022 - 13:16, last changed on 11/12/2022 - 10:01
Frank E. Edbrooke (1841–1921), Colorado’s best-known and most-celebrated architect, designed more than seventy buildings, including many now-landmarked structures that helped define Denver ’s built environment. He gave the city its first fine commercial buildings while also designing institutional...

Oxford Hotel

Added by yongli on 01/21/2021 - 16:11, last changed on 01/21/2021 - 16:11
The Oxford Hotel (1600 Seventeenth Street) opened in 1891 and is now Denver ’s oldest surviving hotel. Developed by brewer Adolph Zang and designed by architect Frank Edbrooke , the hotel originally provided a luxurious stay for travelers passing through nearby Union Station . After being restored...

Riverside Cemetery

Added by yongli on 10/16/2020 - 11:43, last changed on 11/24/2022 - 04:44
Riverside Cemetery was established along the South Platte River in 1876, making it the oldest surviving cemetery in Denver . It is the final resting place for many prominent early Coloradans, including John Evans , Augusta Tabor , Miguel Otero , and Barney Ford . The seventy-seven-acre cemetery was...

Sixteenth Street (Denver)

Added by yongli on 05/01/2020 - 15:16, last changed on 11/02/2022 - 13:54
Sixteenth Street has been Denver ’s main street for shopping, commerce, and celebrations since the late nineteenth century. Starting from Broadway just north of Civic Center , it stretches about 1.75 miles northwest to Tejon Street in Highland. To help revive downtown commerce and relieve...
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