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Byers-Evans House

Added by yongli on 03/13/2020 - 14:45, last changed on 04/17/2020 - 12:43
Built in 1883, the Byers-Evans House at 1310 Bannock Street in Denver is a Victorian mansion notable for its association with two of the city’s most influential early families. William Byers , who built the house, had established the city’s first newspaper, the Rocky Mountain News , and during his...

Denver Tramway Company

Added by yongli on 07/09/2020 - 10:50, last changed on 07/09/2020 - 10:58

Denver streetcar 1895

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The Denver Tramway Company (DTC) was the dominant private transit company in Denver ’s history, serving tens of millions of commuters per year at its peak and making it possible for the city to expand beyond its urban core. Established in 1885 by John Evans , William Byers , and other prominent...

John Evans

Added by yongli on 01/16/2020 - 15:22, last changed on 05/27/2020 - 15:20
John Evans (1814–97) served as second governor of Colorado Territory , from 1862 to 1865. His role in precipitating the massacre of peaceful Cheyenne and Arapaho Indians at Sand Creek in November 1864 forced him to resign. A doctor and Methodist minister who helped found Northwestern University in...

Tramway Building (Hotel Teatro)

Added by yongli on 07/06/2020 - 17:00, last changed on 07/06/2020 - 17:00
Completed in 1911, the Tramway Building (1100 Fourteenth Street, Denver) consists of a striking red-and-white tower and adjacent car barn that originally served as the headquarters of the powerful Denver Tramway Company . In 1956 Tramway sold the building to the University of Colorado , which...
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