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    • Philip Zang Family Monument

    • View of the Philip Zang Monument in the Riverside Cemetery, located in Denver, Colorado. Monument is in the Greek style with a geometric border along the bottom, a Grecian urn covered by a draped cloth on top. In 1876, Riverside Cemetery served...
    • Friederich, Philip, 189-1847--Tomb.; Zang, Philip, 1826-1899--Tomb.; Riverside Cemetery (Denver, Colo.)--1990-2000.; Cemeteries.; Tombs & sepulchral monuments.; Cemeteries--Colorado--Denver--1990-2000.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.;...
    • 1994 June
    • Railway Exchange Addition building

    • View of the 1909/1913 Railway Exchange building, in Denver, Colorado, designed by the influential Denver architectural firm of William E. Fisher and Arthur A. Fisher, Architects.
    • Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.; Historic buildings--Colorado--Denver.; Architecture--Colorado--Denver--History.
    • 1997
    • Humboldt Street Historic District house

    • View of 1070 Humboldt Street, in the Humboldt Street Historic District of Denver, Colorado. Located west of Cheesman Park, the district includes 24 large residences constructed between 1895 and 1920. Relatively simple versions of the Foursquare...
    • Humboldt Street Historic District (Denver, Colo.) Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.; Historic buildings--Colorado--Denver.; Architecture--Colorado--Denver--History.
    • Undated
    • Houses in Curtis Park Historic District

    • Two unidentified houses in the Curtis Historic District, located in Denver Colorado. The buildings in the district reflect a wide diversity of styles and levels of sophistication in their design. While some wood frame examples survive, most are...
    • Curtis Park (Denver, Colo.); Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.; Historic buildings--Colorado--Denver.; Architecture--Colorado--Denver--History.
    • Undated
    • Houses in Curtis Park Historic District

    • Two unidentified houses in the Curtis Historic District, located in Denver Colorado. The buildings in the district reflect a wide diversity of styles and levels of sophistication in their design. While some wood frame examples survive, most are...
    • Curtis Park (Denver, Colo.); Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.; Historic buildings--Colorado--Denver.; Architecture--Colorado--Denver--History.
    • Undated
    • Highland Park / Scottish Village Historic District

    • Two houses in the Scottish Village Historic District located within the Highland Park neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. The area known today as Scottish Village is significant as the last remaining fragment of Highland Park, a large Denver suburb...
    • Scottish Village Historic District (Denver, Colo.); Highland Park (Denver, Colo.); Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.; Historic buildings--Colorado--Denver.; Architecture--Colorado--Denver--History.
    • Undated
    • Highland Park / Scottish Village Historic District

    • Two houses in the Scottish Village Historic District located within the Highland Park neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. The area known today as Scottish Village is significant as the last remaining fragment of Highland Park, a large Denver suburb...
    • Scottish Village Historic District (Denver, Colo.); Highland Park (Denver, Colo.); Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.; Historic buildings--Colorado--Denver.; Architecture--Colorado--Denver--History.
    • Undated
    • Highland Park / Scottish Village Historic District

    • Two houses and their front porches in of the Scottish Village Historic District located within the Highland Park neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. The area known today as Scottish Village is significant as the last remaining fragment of Highland...
    • Scottish Village Historic District (Denver, Colo.); Highland Park (Denver, Colo.); Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.; Historic buildings--Colorado--Denver.; Architecture--Colorado--Denver--History.
    • Undated
    • William G. Fisher home

    • This three-story Neoclassical Revival style mansion was built for William Garrett and Mary Frances Fisher in 1896. Prior to his death in 1897, Fisher played an important role in Denver's commercial history through his association with the Daniels...
    • Fisher, William Garrett, 1844-1897,--Homes & haunts.; William G. Fisher House (Denver, Colo.); Capitol Hill (Denver, Colo.); William G. Fisher House (Denver, Colo.)--Pictorial works.; Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.;...
    • Undated
    • William G. Fisher home

    • This three-story Neoclassical Revival style mansion was built for William Garrett and Mary Frances Fisher in 1896. Prior to his death in 1897, Fisher played an important role in Denver's commercial history through his association with the Daniels...
    • Fisher, William Garrett, 1844-1897,--Homes & haunts.; William G. Fisher House (Denver, Colo.); Capitol Hill (Denver, Colo.); William G. Fisher House (Denver, Colo.)--Pictorial works.; Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.;...
    • Undated
    • West 46th Avenue Parkway

    • This parkway is of a type used to connect parks (in this case Rocky Mountain Lake Park with Berkeley Lake Park). It is planted with honey locust, plains cottonwood, and silver maple street trees, and thus compares with University Boulevard in...
    • Parkways--Colorado--Denver.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.
    • Undated
    • Inspiration Point

    • This park on a bluff affords a view of nearly 200 miles of the front range of the Rocky Mountains, as well as the entire city of Denver. The park represents the kind of vista point Charles Mulford Robinson suggested in his 1906 plan for the...
    • Inspiration Point Park (Denver, Colo.) Parks--Colorado--Denver.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.
    • Undated
    • Inspiration Point

    • This park on a bluff affords a view of nearly 200 miles of the front range of the Rocky Mountains, as well as the entire city of Denver. The park represents the kind of vista point Charles Mulford Robinson suggested in his 1906 plan for the...
    • Inspiration Point Park (Denver, Colo.) Parks--Colorado--Denver.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.
    • Undated
    • Inspiration Point

    • This park on a bluff affords a view of nearly 200 miles of the front range of the Rocky Mountains, as well as the entire city of Denver. The park represents the kind of vista point Charles Mulford Robinson suggested in his 1906 plan for the...
    • Inspiration Point Park (Denver, Colo.) Parks--Colorado--Denver.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.
    • Undated
    • Westminster Historical Museum

    • This house is an example of 1870s residential vernacular architecture and for its association with Edward Bowles, a pioneer resident of the town now called Westminster. In his day the community was DeSpain Junction. The Italianate style building...
    • Museums--Colorado--Westminster..; Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Westminster.; Historic buildings--Colorado--Westminster; Architecture--Colorado--Westminster--History.
    • 1988 August
    • Richtofen Place Parkway

    • The parkway serves as an entry to the Montclair neighborhood from the Monaco Street Parkway. It varies in design from all other Denver parkways in its narrow evergreen-filled median. Deciduous street trees are confined to the peripheral parking...
    • Parkways--Colorado--Denver.; Montclair (Denver, Colo.); Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.
    • Undated
    • Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad Maintenance-of-Way Car RGAX-60283

    • The D&RGW's Burnham Shops in Denver converted the retired 1939 boxcar for maintenance-of-way functions. As RGAX-60283, it served from circa 1975 until 1997. The car retains its 1939 exterior appearance and is a rare surviving example of a special...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.
    • 2000 April
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Caboose Number 04990

    • The caboose is associated with the Denver & Rio Grande and Denver and Rio Grande Western railroads. Built from a boxcar in 1919, it serves as a visual reminder of the importance of narrow gauge railroading to Colorado's development.
    • Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Boulder.; Denver and Rio Grande Railway Company.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Boulder.;
    • 1998 May
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Caboose Number 04990

    • The caboose is associated with the Denver & Rio Grande and Denver and Rio Grande Western railroads. Built from a boxcar in 1919, it serves as a visual reminder of the importance of narrow gauge railroading to Colorado's development.
    • Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Boulder.; Denver and Rio Grande Railway Company.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Boulder.;
    • 1998 May
    • Four Mile House excavation

    • The back dirt and rubble pile during the archealogy excavation to the Four Mile House located in Denver, Colorado. With a portion dating from 1859, Four Mile House is Denver's earliest surviving structure. The location served as the last stage...
    • Four Mile Historic Park (Denver, Colo.)--Buildings--1970-1980.; Stagecoaches--Colorado--Denver.; Transportation facilities--Colorado--Denver--1970-1980.; Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.; Historic...
    • 1977
    • Gas & Electric Building / Public Service Company Building

    • The 1910 ten-story Sullivanesque style building was designed by prominent Denver architect Harry W.J. Edbrooke for the Denver Gas and Electric Company, reportedly as a promotional tool. The somewhat fanciful structure, considered by many to be...
    • Public utility companies--Colorado--Denver.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.; Historic buildings--Colorado--Denver.; Architecture--Colorado--Denver--History.
    • Undated
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Dining Car

    • The 1910 Dining Car, extensively rebuilt in 1936, provided dining and lounge car service throughout the Rio Grande system from 1910 until its retirement in 1961. The success of the redesign and operation of the car is borne out by its nearly three...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1930-1940.; Railroad dining cars--1930-1940.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1938 April 4
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Dining Car

    • The 1910 Dining Car, extensively rebuilt in 1936, provided dining and lounge car service throughout the Rio Grande system from 1910 until its retirement in 1961. The success of the redesign and operation of the car is borne out by its nearly three...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1940-1950.; Railroad dining cars--1940-1950.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.
    • circa 1948
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Dining Car

    • The 1910 Dining Car, extensively rebuilt in 1936, provided dining and lounge car service throughout the Rio Grande system from 1910 until its retirement in 1961. The success of the redesign and operation of the car is borne out by its nearly three...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1910-1920.; Railroad dining cars--1910-1920.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.
    • circa 1948
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Dining Car

    • The 1910 Dining Car, extensively rebuilt in 1936, provided dining and lounge car service throughout the Rio Grande system from 1910 until its retirement in 1961. The success of the redesign and operation of the car is borne out by its nearly three...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1990-2000.; Railroad dining cars--1990-2000.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1999 April
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Dining Car kitchen interior

    • The 1910 Dining Car, extensively rebuilt in 1936, provided dining and lounge car service throughout the Rio Grande system from 1910 until its retirement in 1961. The success of the redesign and operation of the car is borne out by its nearly three...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1990-2000.; Railroad dining cars--1990-2000.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1999 April
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Dining Car passage way

    • The 1910 Dining Car, extensively rebuilt in 1936, provided dining and lounge car service throughout the Rio Grande system from 1910 until its retirement in 1961. The success of the redesign and operation of the car is borne out by its nearly three...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1990-2000.; Railroad dining cars--1990-2000.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1999 April
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Dining Car interior

    • The 1910 Dining Car, extensively rebuilt in 1936, provided dining and lounge car service throughout the Rio Grande system from 1910 until its retirement in 1961. The success of the redesign and operation of the car is borne out by its nearly three...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1990-2000.; Railroad dining cars--1990-2000.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1999 April
    • Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad Baggage-Express Car No. 732

    • The 1910 Baggage-Express Car provided baggage and express freight service as part of scheduled passenger train service. The car is the only known surviving car of the 700-series and the only baggage-express car built specifically for the Rio Grande...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1999 May
    • Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad Baggage-Express Car No. 732

    • The 1910 Baggage-Express Car provided baggage and express freight service as part of scheduled passenger train service. The car is the only known surviving car of the 700-series and the only baggage-express car built specifically for the Rio Grande...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1999 May
    • Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad Baggage-Express Car No. 732 plaque

    • The 1910 Baggage-Express Car provided baggage and express freight service as part of scheduled passenger train service. The car is the only known surviving car of the 700-series and the only baggage-express car built specifically for the Rio Grande...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1999 May
    • Stocke/Walter Addition

    • Streetview looking north west from Grandview Ave of the Stocke/Walter Addition in Arvada, Colorado. The Stocke Addition was formally platted in 1904, and the Walter subdivision dates from 1920. Development of the neighborhood was aided by its...
    • Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Arvada.; Historic buildings--Colorado--Arvada.; Architecture--Colorado--Arvada--History.
    • 1999
    • Twelfth Street Historic District

    • Streetscape of the Twelfth Street Historic District located in Golden, Colorado. Located west of the downtown commercial area, the district encompasses the most intact of Golden's early residential neighborhoods. The campus of the Colorado School...
    • Twelfth Street Historic District (Golden, Colo.)--1980-1990.; Golden (Colo.)--1980-1990.; Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Golden.; Historic buildings--Colorado--Golden.; Architecture--Colorado--Golden--History.
    • 1981 September
    • Twelfth Street Historic District

    • Streetscape of the Twelfth Street Historic District located in Golden, Colorado. Located west of the downtown commercial area, the district encompasses the most intact of Golden's early residential neighborhoods. The campus of the Colorado School...
    • Twelfth Street Historic District (Golden, Colo.)--1980-1990.; Golden (Colo.)--1980-1990.; Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Golden.; Historic buildings--Colorado--Golden.; Architecture--Colorado--Golden--History.
    • 1981 September
    • Twelfth Street Historic District

    • Streetscape of the Twelfth Street Historic District located in Golden, Colorado. Located west of the downtown commercial area, the district encompasses the most intact of Golden's early residential neighborhoods. The campus of the Colorado School...
    • Twelfth Street Historic District (Golden, Colo.)--1980-1990.; Golden (Colo.)--1980-1990.; Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Golden.; Historic buildings--Colorado--Golden.; Architecture--Colorado--Golden--History.
    • 1981 September
    • Twelfth Street Historic District

    • Streetscape of the Twelfth Street Historic District located in Golden, Colorado. Located west of the downtown commercial area, the district encompasses the most intact of Golden's early residential neighborhoods. The campus of the Colorado School...
    • Twelfth Street Historic District (Golden, Colo.)--1980-1990.; Golden (Colo.)--1980-1990.; Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Golden.; Historic buildings--Colorado--Golden.; Architecture--Colorado--Golden--History.
    • 1981 September
    • Twelfth Street Historic District

    • Streetscape of the Twelfth Street Historic District located in Golden, Colorado. Located west of the downtown commercial area, the district encompasses the most intact of Golden's early residential neighborhoods. The campus of the Colorado School...
    • Twelfth Street Historic District (Golden, Colo.)--1980-1990.; Golden (Colo.)--1980-1990.; Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Golden.; Historic buildings--Colorado--Golden.; Architecture--Colorado--Golden--History.
    • 1981 September
    • Highland Park / Scottish Village Historic District

    • Street view of the Scottish Village Historic District located within the Highland Park neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. The area known today as Scottish Village is significant as the last remaining fragment of Highland Park, a large Denver suburb...
    • Scottish Village Historic District (Denver, Colo.); Highland Park (Denver, Colo.); Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.; Historic buildings--Colorado--Denver.; Architecture--Colorado--Denver--History.
    • Undated
    • Highland Park / Scottish Village Historic District

    • Street view of the Scottish Village Historic District located within the Highland Park neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. The area known today as Scottish Village is significant as the last remaining fragment of Highland Park, a large Denver suburb...
    • Scottish Village Historic District (Denver, Colo.); Highland Park (Denver, Colo.); Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.; Historic buildings--Colorado--Denver.; Architecture--Colorado--Denver--History.
    • Undated
    • Highland Park / Scottish Village Historic District

    • Street view of the Scottish Village Historic District located within the Highland Park neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. The area known today as Scottish Village is significant as the last remaining fragment of Highland Park, a large Denver suburb...
    • Scottish Village Historic District (Denver, Colo.); Highland Park (Denver, Colo.); Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.; Historic buildings--Colorado--Denver.; Architecture--Colorado--Denver--History.
    • Undated
    • Highland Park / Scottish Village Historic District

    • Street view of the Scottish Village Historic District located within the Highland Park neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. The area known today as Scottish Village is significant as the last remaining fragment of Highland Park, a large Denver suburb...
    • Scottish Village Historic District (Denver, Colo.); Highland Park (Denver, Colo.); Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.; Historic buildings--Colorado--Denver.; Architecture--Colorado--Denver--History.
    • Undated
    • Old Highlands Business District

    • Street view of the Old Highlands Business District, located in Denver, Colorado. The Old Highland Business District is comprised of six late 19th century commercial buildings, all that is left of a once thriving business area. Although the...
    • Old Highlands Business Historic District (Denver, Colo.); Old Highlands Business Historic District (Denver, Colo.)--Pictorial works.; Commercial streets.; Commercial facilities.; Highland (Denver, Colo.); Historic Buildings.; Historic...
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    • Street view of Littleton Main Street

    • Street view of the Main Street in Littleton, Colorado. Several cars are parked along the street in front of local businesses. Business signs can be seen, as well as the mountains in the background.
    • Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Littleton.; Historic buildings--Colorado--Littleton.; Architecture--Colorado--Littleton--History.
    • circa 1945
    • Hotel Boulderado

    • Street view of the Hotel Boulderado, located in Boulder, Colorado. The Hotel Boulderado was the culmination of the Boulder community's efforts to fund the construction of a major downtown hotel. William Redding & Son designed the 1907 Mission...
    • Hotel Boulderado (Boulder, Colo.).; Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Boulder.; Historic buildings--Colorado--Boulder.; Architecture--Colorado--Boulder--History.
    • 1994 June
    • Street view of the Historic Littleton Town Hall

    • Street view of the Historic Littleton Town Hall, located in Littleton, Colorado. Beginning in 1890 and extending through the first half of the 20th century, the district's history is associated with the development of politics and government,...
    • Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Littleton.; Historic buildings--Colorado--Littleton.; Architecture--Colorado--Littleton--History.
    • Undated
    • Larimer Square

    • Street view of the Historic Larimer Square looking west in Denver, Colorado. The district is located where Denver's development began in 1858. The original wood buildings in the area were destroyed during the fires of 1863, and the surviving...
    • Larimer Square Historic District (Denver, Colo.) Larimer Square Historic District (Denver, Colo.)--Pictorial works.; Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.; Historic buildings--Colorado--Denver.;...
    • 1993 November
    • Larimer Square

    • Street view of the Historic Larimer Square looking north in Denver, Colorado. The district is located where Denver's development began in 1858. The original wood buildings in the area were destroyed during the fires of 1863, and the surviving...
    • Larimer Square Historic District (Denver, Colo.) Larimer Square Historic District (Denver, Colo.)--Pictorial works.; Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.; Historic buildings--Colorado--Denver.;...
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    • Larimer Square

    • Street view of the Historic Larimer Square looking north in Denver, Colorado. The district is located where Denver's development began in 1858. The original wood buildings in the area were destroyed during the fires of 1863, and the surviving...
    • Larimer Square Historic District (Denver, Colo.) Larimer Square Historic District (Denver, Colo.)--Pictorial works.; Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.; Historic buildings--Colorado--Denver.;...
    • Undated
    • Larimer Square

    • Street view of the Historic Larimer Square looking north in Denver, Colorado. The district is located where Denver's development began in 1858. The original wood buildings in the area were destroyed during the fires of 1863, and the surviving...
    • Larimer Square Historic District (Denver, Colo.) Larimer Square Historic District (Denver, Colo.)--Pictorial works.; Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.; Historic buildings--Colorado--Denver.;...
    • 1996 July
    • Larimer Square

    • Street view of the Historic Larimer Square in Denver, Colorado. The district is located where Denver's development began in 1858. The original wood buildings in the area were destroyed during the fires of 1863, and the surviving second generation...
    • Larimer Square Historic District (Denver, Colo.) Larimer Square Historic District (Denver, Colo.)--Pictorial works.; Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.; Historic buildings--Colorado--Denver.;...
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