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Civic Center

Added by yongli on 10/10/2016 - 11:50, last changed on 09/03/2017 - 01:07
Named a National Historic Landmark in 2012, Civic Center is a complex of parks, civic buildings, and cultural institutions stretching between the State Capitol and the City and County Building in the heart of Denver . Plans for the complex, which was developed in stages from the 1890s to the 1930s...

Colorado in World War I

Added by yongli on 09/13/2017 - 14:17, last changed on 09/13/2017 - 17:39
As Europe stumbled into war in late July and early August 1914, Coloradans viewed the conflict with mixed emotions. Some favored the English, French, Italians, Russians, and their allies. Others preferred the Germans and Austrians and their friends. The divisions were predictable. The 1910 federal...

Denver Mountain Parks

Added by yongli on 03/01/2016 - 15:24, last changed on 09/20/2017 - 01:07
The Denver Mountain Park system consists of forty-six public parks that are home to some of the most popular mountain destinations near Denver , including Red Rocks , William “Buffalo Bill” Cody ’s Grave, Evergreen Lake, Lookout Mountain , and Echo Lake . This distinctive system of parks,...

The City Beautiful Movement in Denver

Added by yongli on 10/22/2015 - 16:06, last changed on 09/01/2017 - 01:07
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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