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Mayor Robert W. Speer

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...

Robert W. Speer

Added by yongli on 01/16/2020 - 16:00, last changed on 06/10/2020 - 16:42

Speer Boulevard

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Robert Walter Speer (1855–1918) served as mayor of Denver for two terms, from 1904 to 1912, then was reelected in 1916, serving another two years as mayor before passing away in 1918 during the Spanish influenza pandemic. Speer is remembered primarily for implementing the City Beautiful plan that...
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