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Dana Crawford

Added by yongli on 01/25/2021 - 17:21, last changed on 01/25/2021 - 17:21
Dana Crawford (1931–) is a nationally prominent preservationist and developer who exemplifies how one woman can transform a city. She started with Larimer Square and then Lower Downtown (LoDo), the hubs of Denver ’s skid row, and helped turn them into one of America’s most popular and dynamic urban...

Larimer Square

Added by yongli on 08/29/2016 - 15:52, last changed on 09/04/2021 - 11:59
Located in the heart of downtown Denver , Larimer Square refers to the 1400 block of Larimer Street, which was named for the city’s founder and served as its main street for more than three decades. By the 1890s, Sixteenth Street became the city’s top commercial address and Larimer Street began a...

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...

Union Station

Added by yongli on 02/22/2017 - 09:58, last changed on 08/09/2018 - 01:07
Union Station, located in Lower Downtown Denver (LoDo) on Wynkoop Street between Eighteenth and Sixteenth Streets, is downtown Denver’s main transportation center. It opened in 1881 as the city’s first consolidated railroad depot, and a renovation completed in 2014 reinvented the station as a...
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