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    • Old Highlands Business District

    • A business in 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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    • Exterior of the Cherry Creek School

    • A frontal view of the Cherry Creek School at its present site as the Cherry Creek School House Museum. Constructed in 1874, this wood frame rural schoolhouse served as a school until consolidation forced its closure in 1951. The building is now...
    • Cherry Creek High School (Englewood, Colo.)--Buildings--1990-2000.; Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Englewood.; Historic buildings--Colorado--Englewood.; Architecture--Colorado--Englewood--History.
    • 1993 August
    • Four Mile House excavation

    • A man sites on an excavator at ready to being an archeology excavation near the well area of 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...
    • 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
    • Cherry Creek School and playground

    • A reproduction of an original image of the Cherry Creek School and it's playground on the original site. Students and teachers pose on the swingset. Constructed in 1874, this wood frame rural schoolhouse served as a school until consolidation...
    • Cherry Creek High School (Englewood, Colo.).; Cherry Creek High School (Englewood, Colo.)--Buildings--1910-1920.; Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Englewood.; Historic buildings--Colorado--Englewood.;...
    • circa 1915
    • Cherry Creek School

    • A reproduction of an original image of the Cherry Creek School on it's original site. Constructed in 1874, this wood frame rural schoolhouse served as a school until consolidation forced its closure in 1951. The building is now located on the...
    • Cherry Creek High School (Englewood, Colo.).; Cherry Creek High School (Englewood, Colo.)--Buildings.; Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Englewood.; Historic buildings--Colorado--Englewood.;...
    • Undated
    • Students at Cherry Creek School

    • A reproduction of an original images taken for the interior of the Cherry Creek School. Although original image is cracked a teacher and students are seen working on lessons. Constructed in 1874, this wood frame rural schoolhouse served as a...
    • Cherry Creek High School (Englewood, Colo.).; Cherry Creek High School (Englewood, Colo.)--Buildings--1900-1910.; Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Englewood.; Historic buildings--Colorado--Englewood.;...
    • circa 1900
    • Exterior of the Castle Rock First National Bank

    • A reproduction of an undated original photograph of the the First National Bank in Castle Rock, Colorado. The 1904 building employs rhyolite, an igneous rock quarried in the Castle Rock area, on its two street-side facades. Similar to granite in...
    • First National Bank (Castle Rock, Colo.)--Buildings--1990-2000.; Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Castle Rock.; Historic buildings--Colorado--Castle Rock.; Architecture--Colorado--Castle Rock--History.
    • 1994 March
    • Side view of the Cherry Creek School

    • A side view of the Cherry Creek School at its present site as the Cherry Creek School House Museum. Constructed in 1874, this wood frame rural schoolhouse served as a school until consolidation forced its closure in 1951. The building is now...
    • Cherry Creek High School (Englewood, Colo.)--Buildings--1990-2000.; Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Englewood.; Historic buildings--Colorado--Englewood.; Architecture--Colorado--Englewood--History.
    • 1993 August
    • Baker Historic District

    • A street view of the Baker Historic District located in Denver, Colorado. The Baker Historic District is a well-preserved middle class neighborhood developed from the 1870s to the 1920s. The greatest period of development was the late 1880s and...
    • Baker (Denver, Colo.)--1980-1990.; Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.; Historic buildings--Colorado--Denver.; Architecture--Colorado--Denver--History.
    • 1985 April
    • Baker Historic District

    • A street view of the Baker Historic District located in Denver, Colorado. The Baker Historic District is a well-preserved middle class neighborhood developed from the 1870s to the 1920s. The greatest period of development was the late 1880s and...
    • Baker (Denver, Colo.)--1980-1990.; Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.; Historic buildings--Colorado--Denver.; Architecture--Colorado--Denver--History.
    • 1985 April
    • Baker Historic District

    • A street view of the Baker Historic District located in Denver, Colorado. The Baker Historic District is a well-preserved middle class neighborhood developed from the 1870s to the 1920s. The greatest period of development was the late 1880s and...
    • Baker (Denver, Colo.)--1980-1990.; Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.; Historic buildings--Colorado--Denver.; Architecture--Colorado--Denver--History.
    • 1985 April
    • Baker Historic District

    • A street view of the Baker Historic District located in Denver, Colorado. The Baker Historic District is a well-preserved middle class neighborhood developed from the 1870s to the 1920s. The greatest period of development was the late 1880s and...
    • Baker (Denver, Colo.)--1980-1990.; Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.; Historic buildings--Colorado--Denver.; Architecture--Colorado--Denver--History.
    • 1984 March
    • Baker Historic District House

    • A street view of the Baker Historic District located in Denver, Colorado. The Baker Historic District is a well-preserved middle class neighborhood developed from the 1870s to the 1920s. The greatest period of development was the late 1880s and...
    • Baker (Denver, Colo.)--1980-1990.; Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.; Historic buildings--Colorado--Denver.; Architecture--Colorado--Denver--History.
    • 1984 March
    • Baker Historic District

    • A street view of the Baker Historic District located in Denver, Colorado. The Baker Historic District is a well-preserved middle class neighborhood developed from the 1870s to the 1920s. The greatest period of development was the late 1880s and...
    • Baker (Denver, Colo.)--1980-1990.; Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.; Historic buildings--Colorado--Denver.; Architecture--Colorado--Denver--History.
    • 1985 April
    • Baker Historic District

    • A street view of the Baker Historic District located in Denver, Colorado. The Baker Historic District is a well-preserved middle class neighborhood developed from the 1870s to the 1920s. The greatest period of development was the late 1880s and...
    • Baker (Denver, Colo.)--1980-1990.; Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.; Historic buildings--Colorado--Denver.; Architecture--Colorado--Denver--History.
    • 1985 April
    • Baker Historic District

    • A street view of the Baker Historic District located in Denver, Colorado. The Baker Historic District is a well-preserved middle class neighborhood developed from the 1870s to the 1920s. The greatest period of development was the late 1880s and...
    • Baker (Denver, Colo.) Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.; Historic buildings--Colorado--Denver.; Architecture--Colorado--Denver--History.
    • Undated
    • Aerial view of the Arapahoe Acres Subdivision

    • Aerial photograph of the Arapahoe Acres Subdivision in Englewood, Colorado. Built from 1949 to 1957,it represents new patterns of residential development after World War II. Many of the houses have the defining characteristics of the...
    • Arapahoe Acres (Denver, Colo.)--1990-2000.; Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Englewood.; Historic buildings--Colorado--Englewood.; Architecture--Colorado--Englewood--History.
    • 1998 May
    • Lowry Air Force Base brick barracks

    • Aerial photograph of the brick barracks on Lowry Air Force Base located in Denver, Colorado. The Lowry Field Brick Barracks represents America's militarization program in response to increasing international military threats in Europe and the...
    • Lowry Air Force Base (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Air bases--Colorado--1940-1950.; Lowry Field neighborhood (Denver, Colo.)--1940-1950.; Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.; Historic buildings--Colorado--Denver.;...
    • circa 1940
    • Lowry Air Force Base brick barracks

    • Aerial photograph of the brick barracks on Lowry Air Force Base located in Denver, Colorado. The Lowry Field Brick Barracks represents America's militarization program in response to increasing international military threats in Europe and the...
    • Lowry Air Force Base (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Air bases--Colorado--1940-1950.; Lowry Field neighborhood (Denver, Colo.)--1940-1950.; Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.; Historic buildings--Colorado--Denver.;...
    • circa 1940
    • Denver Medical Depot

    • Aerial photograph of the exterior of the Denver Medical Depot located in Denver, Colorado. The 1942 Denver Medical Depot began operations as a U.S. Army storage and distribution center for medical equipment and supplies necessary for the war...
    • Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.; Historic buildings--Colorado--Denver.; Architecture--Colorado--Denver--History.
    • circa 1946
    • Aerial view of Fitzsimons General Hospital Main Hospital Building

    • Aerial photograph of the Fitzsimons General Hospital's Main building located in Aurora, Colorado. Built as a federally funded public works project during the 1930s, the Main Hospital Building (Building 500), at Fitzsimons General Hospital opened...
    • Fitzsimons Army Medical Center--1990-2000.; Hospitals--Colorado--Aurora--1990-2000.; Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Aurora.; Historic buildings--Colorado--Aurora.; Architecture--Colorado--Aurora--History.
    • 1941
    • Paramount Theater

    • Aerial view of the roof and one side of the Paramount Theater located in Denver, Colorado. Temple H. Buell, a well-known Denver architect, designed the 1930 Paramount Theater. As a representative of the Art Deco style, the theater stands as the...
    • Paramount Theater (Denver, Colo.)--1980-1990; Motion picture theaters--Colorado--Denver--1980-1990.; Buell, Temple Hoyne, 1895-1990--Homes & haunts.; Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.; Historic...
    • 1980 August
    • Stanley Arms

    • After retiring in 1938 from a distinguished career as a medical researcher at Johns Hopkins University, Dr. Florence Rena Sabin returned to Denver and established her home in the Stanley Arms. While living and working here, she authored Colorado's...
    • Stanley Arms Apartments (Denver, Colo.)--1990-2000.; Apartment houses--Colorado--Denver; Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.; Historic buildings--Colorado--Denver.; Architecture--Colorado--Denver--History.
    • 1998 November
    • House in Curtis Park Historic District

    • An unidentified house 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
    • House in Curtis Park Historic District

    • An unidentified house 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
    • House in Curtis Park Historic District

    • An unidentified house 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
    • House in the Curtis Park Historic District

    • An unidentified house 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
    • House in Curtis Park Historic District

    • An unidentified house 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.
    • 1981
    • House in Curtis Park Historic District

    • An unidentified house 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.
    • 1984 March
    • House in Curtis Park Historic District

    • An unidentified house 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.
    • 1981
    • House in Curtis Park Historic District

    • An unidentified house 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.
    • 1984 March
    • House in Curtis Park Historic District

    • An unidentified house 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.
    • 1990 May
    • St. Elizabeth's Retreat chapel entrance

    • An unidentified nun stands outside of the main entrance to the Chapel at St. Elizabeth's Retreat located in Denver, Colorado. The chapel was originally part of the Oakes Home for Consumptives founded by Rev. Frederick W. Oakes who served as the...
    • St. Elizabeth's Retreat (Denver, Colo.); Highland (Denver, Colo.); Religious facilities--Colorado--Denver.; Oakes Home (Denver, Colo.); Sanatoriums--Colorado--Denver.; Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.; Historic...
    • Undated
    • Exterior view of the Historic Littleton Town Hall

    • And exterior view of the Historic Littleton Town Hall located in the Historic Main Street District of Littleton, Colorado.
    • Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Littleton.; Historic buildings--Colorado--Littleton.; Architecture--Colorado--Littleton--History.
    • 1997
    • City Park Pavilion

    • Artists rendering of the City Park Pavilion, located in Denver, Colorado, at night. In front of the Pavilion with Ferril Lake. City Park is the largest and among the oldest of Denver's parks. Henry Meryweather laid out the park in 1882 in the...
    • City Park (Denver, Colo.); Parks.; Pavilions.; Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.; Historic buildings--Colorado--Denver.; Architecture--Colorado--Denver--History.
    • Undated
    • City Park and Museum

    • Artists rendering of the Museum at City Park located in Denver, Colorado. City Park is the largest and among the oldest of Denver's parks. Henry Meryweather laid out the park in 1882 in the romantic tradition exemplified by Olmsted's Central...
    • City Park (Denver, Colo.); Parks.; Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.; Historic buildings--Colorado--Denver.; Architecture--Colorado--Denver--History.
    • Undated
    • Columbia Cemetery in 1870

    • Black and white photograph from 1870 of the Columbia Cemetery, located in Boulder, Colorado. A few grave stones are seen, with a dirt road a several young trees. Founded in 1870 by Columbia Masonic Lodge No. 14, it is Boulder's oldest cemetery. ...
    • Columbia Cemetery (Boulder, Colo.)--1870-1880.; Cemeteries.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Boulder.
    • circa 1870
    • Funeral procession at Columbia Cemetery

    • Black and white photograph of a funeral procession for an unknown individual from about 1875. A crowd of people are gathered around a marching band, while several umbrellas and buggies can be seen. Founded in 1870 by Columbia Masonic Lodge No....
    • Columbia Cemetery (Boulder, Colo.)--1870-1880.; Cemeteries.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Boulder.
    • circa 1875
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Coach No. 280

    • Built by Jackson and Sharp, Coach No. 280 was placed in use by the Denver & Rio Grande Railroad in 1881. Its service ended with the Denver & Rio Grande Western on the Durango to Silverton route in 1951. It is one of only two surviving Jackson and...
    • Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Boulder.; Denver and Rio Grande Railway Company.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Boulder.
    • 1998 May
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Coach No. 280

    • Built by Jackson and Sharp, Coach No. 280 was placed in use by the Denver & Rio Grande Railroad in 1881. Its service ended with the Denver & Rio Grande Western on the Durango to Silverton route in 1951. It is one of only two surviving Jackson and...
    • Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Boulder.; Denver and Rio Grande Railway Company.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Boulder.;
    • 1998 May
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Coach No. 280

    • Built by Jackson and Sharp, Coach No. 280 was placed in use by the Denver & Rio Grande Railroad in 1881. Its service ended with the Denver & Rio Grande Western on the Durango to Silverton route in 1951. It is one of only two surviving Jackson and...
    • Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Boulder.; Denver and Rio Grande Railway Company.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Boulder.;
    • 1998 May
    • Colorado & Northwestern Locomotive #30.

    • Built in 1898, Locomotive No. 30 is the only surviving locomotive that operated on Boulder County's Switzerland Trail of America route. The locomotive and its tender also are associated with the Colorado & Southern and the Rio Grande Southern...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1998 May
    • Colorado & Northwestern Locomotive #30.

    • Built in 1898, Locomotive No. 30 is the only surviving locomotive that operated on Boulder County's Switzerland Trail of America route. The locomotive and its tender also are associated with the Colorado & Southern and the Rio Grande Southern...
    • Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Boulder.; Rio Grande Southern Railroad--1990-2000.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Boulder.;
    • 1998 May
    • Colorado & Northwestern Locomotive #30.

    • Built in 1898, Locomotive No. 30 is the only surviving locomotive that operated on Boulder County's Switzerland Trail of America route. The locomotive and its tender also are associated with the Colorado & Southern and the Rio Grande Southern...
    • Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Boulder.; Rio Grande Southern Railroad--1990-2000.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Boulder.;
    • 1998 May
    • Colorado & Northwestern Locomotive #30.

    • Built in 1898, Locomotive No. 30 is the only surviving locomotive that operated on Boulder County's Switzerland Trail of America route. The locomotive and its tender also are associated with the Colorado & Southern and the Rio Grande Southern...
    • Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Boulder.; Rio Grande Southern Railroad--1990-2000.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Boulder.;
    • 1998 May
    • Colorado & Northwestern Locomotive #30.

    • Built in 1898, Locomotive No. 30 is the only surviving locomotive that operated on Boulder County's Switzerland Trail of America route. The locomotive and its tender also are associated with the Colorado & Southern and the Rio Grande Southern...
    • Railroad locomotives--Colorado--Boulder.; Rio Grande Southern Railroad--1990-2000.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Boulder.;
    • 1998 May
    • Louisville Grain Elevator

    • Built in 1908, the elevator is historically and visually the most significant structure associated with the agricultural history of the community. Its frame construction and functional design illustrate an important resource type traditionally...
    • Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Louisville.; Historic buildings--Colorado-Louisville.; Architecture--Colorado--Louisville--History.
    • Undated
    • Bailey House

    • Close up of the exterior molding and brick work around the patio of the George Bailey House located in Denver, Colorado. The 1889 three story residence was designed by William Lang, a prominent Denver architect during the late 19th century. An...
    • Bailey, George W.--Homes & haunts.; Capitol Hill (Denver, Colo.); Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.; Historic buildings--Colorado--Denver.; Architecture--Colorado--Denver--History.
    • Undated
    • Wood floor inlays in the David W. Brown House

    • Close-up of the inlayed wood floors in the David W. Brown House in Englewood, Colorado. Built in the Prairie style by David Brown, a founder of the Rocky Mountain Fuel Company. George Williamson was the architect. A semi-octagonal turret acts...
    • Brown, David W.; Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Englewood.; Historic buildings--Colorado--Englewood.; Architecture--Colorado--Englewood--History.
    • 1978 September
    • Fountain at the William Owens Estate

    • Color photograph of a fountain and sidewalk at the William Owens Estate located in Cherry Hills Village, Colorado. Built in 1923, the Owen Estate is located on approximately five acres of extensively landscaped grounds. Designed by Denver...
    • Owen, William Roland--Homes & haunts.; Cherry Hills Village (Colo.)--1990-2000.; Houses--Colorado--Cherry Hills Village--1990-2000.; Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Englewood.; Historic buildings--Colorado--Englewood.;...
    • 1999

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