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    • Hoffman Heights Development, Harryette Nicholls and Baby

    • Black and white print of woman holding baby in Aurora's Hoffman Heights Development, looking east. Woman identified as Harryette Nicholls and baby as Kirk Nicholls. Standing at site of future home at 1140 Troy Street. She is wearing a checked dress...
    • Hoffman Heights (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • 1951
    • Hoffman Heights Development, Ned Nicholls and Baby

    • Black and white print of man holding baby in Aurora's Hoffman Heights Development. Man identified as Ned Nicholls and baby as Kirk Nicholls. They are standing in the site of their future home at 1140 Troy Street, looking west. Ned wearing plaid...
    • Hoffman Heights (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • 1951
    • Hoffman Heights Development, Ned Nicholls Thanking Foundation Builder

    • Black and white print of two men in Hoffman Heights Development in Aurora. Man on left in shirt and tie identified as Ned Nicholls, home owner of 1140 Troy. Man sitting in machinery identified as foundation builder for Nicholls' home. Trees and...
    • Hoffman Heights (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • 1951
    • Hoffman Heights Development, Breakfast Nook

    • Black and white print of breakfast nook in unidentified home in Aurora's Hoffman Heights Development. Wooden table and chairs at bottom of print. Wooden shelving unit covers wall in background. Cabinets with doors and open shelves in unit. Plates,...
    • Hoffman Heights (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • 1951
    • Hoffman Heights Development, Bedroom Interior

    • Black and white print of unidentified bedroom interior in Hoffman Heights Development in Aurora. Large, built in wooden cabinets around window. Four cabinet doors, one large door and four drawers and, three drawers and four doors below window. Edge...
    • Hoffman Heights (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • 1951
    • Hoffman Heights Development, Dining Area Interior

    • Black and white print of unidentified dining area in Hoffman Heights Development in Aurora. Fold down table with a chair on each side in front of window. Plant and pitcher on table. Floral print curtains. Wooden rocking chair. Wooden chair and...
    • Hoffman Heights (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • 1951
    • 1295 Tucson, Hoffman Heights Development

    • Black and white print of the exterior of 1295 Tucson in Aurora's Hoffman Heights Development. The land around the house is all dirt, indicating the house is not completed. The house is brick with a single car garage on the left side. Two windows on...
    • Hoffman Heights (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • 1951
    • Hoffman Heights Development, 11th Avenue and Troy Street

    • Black and white print of intersection of 11th and Troy in Aurora's Hoffman Heights development. Dirt / mud pictured in bottom portion of print. Houses visible in top left corner of print. Parked cars and a tree visible at top of print.
    • Hoffman Heights (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • 1952
    • Hoffman Heights Development, 11th Avenue and Troy Street

    • Black and white print of unfinished road in front of houses in Aurora's Hoffman Heights development. Identified as 11th Avenue and Troy Street. Curb visible along right side of print. Area of road is all dirt and/or mud. Row of houses along top of...
    • Hoffman Heights (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • 1952
    • Hoffman Heights Fire Engine

    • Black and white print of man and two young boys standing by fire engine in Aurora's Hoffman Heights Development. Man on right side identified as George Wortham of 11th and Tucson. Two boys identified as Kirk and Reggie. Both boys wearing jackets,...
    • Fire engines--Colorado--Aurora.; Hoffman Heights (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • 1953
    • Hoffman Heights Development, Ned Nicholls Family

    • Black and white print of family in living room in Aurora's Hoffman Heights. Identified as Ned, Kirk, and Harryette Nicholls of 1140 Troy Street. Ned seated on floor with Kirk in his lap, which is holding a toy. ""PLAYSCHOOL"" pull truck at his...
    • Hoffman Heights (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • 1953
    • Hoffman Heights Development, Fire Engine

    • Black and white print of two men, each holding a small boy in front of a fire engine. Man on left identified as Ned Nicholls with son Kirk. Man on right identified as Geo Wortham with son Reggie. Light colored GMC fire engine behind them,...
    • Fire engines--Colorado--Aurora.; Hoffman Heights (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • 1953
    • Sam Hoffman, Business Week Magazine

    • Black and white print of Sam Hoffman standing in front of a sign. Hoffman is shown on left side of print from waist up. The sign behind him reads: HOFFMAN/ MODEL/ HOMES/ FOR INSPEC/ DAILY.
    • Hoffman, Sam--fl. 1950.; Hoffman Heights (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • 1953
    • Sam Hoffman, Business Week Magazine

    • Black and white print of Sam Hoffman plastering walls. Hoffman shown in profile, a plastering float in his right hand. He is wearing a dark colored suit jacket, light colored pants, and wing tip shoes. Debris at his feet.
    • Hoffman, Sam--fl. 1950.; Builiding--Design and construction--Colorado--Aurora.; Hoffman Heights (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • 1953
    • Sam Hoffman, Business Week Magazine

    • Black and white print of Sam Hoffman lying down on a sofa. Sofa has dot print and curved bottom and extends across print. Hoffman's head is leaning against the sofa arm and his left hand. He is wearing a polo shirt with light colored pants.
    • Hoffman, Sam--fl. 1950.; Hoffman Heights (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • 1953
    • Sam Hoffman, Business Week Magazine

    • Black and white print of Sam Hoffman speaking with unidentified tenant outside Hoffman Heights brick house in Aurora. Tenant holding lawn mower. Men standing on lawn, with woman, toddler, and young boy visible in background. Another woman and...
    • Hoffman, Sam--fl. 1950.; Hoffman Heights (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • 1953
    • Hoffman Heights Development, Backyard of 1140 Troy

    • Black and white print looking east towards Vaughn School from backyard of 1140 Troy Street in Aurora's Hoffman Heights Development. Grass lawn with chain link fence. Electrical pole by fence. Backs of brick houses on both left and right sides....
    • Hoffman Heights (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • 1954
    • Hoffman Heights Development, Looking South from 1140 Troy

    • Black and white print of Aurora's Hoffman Heights Development. Looking south from 1140 Troy Street. Brick building on left side of print. Chain link fence with bush in front of it. Parts of houses, garages, lawns, trees, and electrical poles...
    • Hoffman Heights (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • 1957
    • Hoffman Heights Shopping Center, West Side

    • Black and white print of west side of Aurora's Hoffman Heights Shopping Center at 6th and Peoria. Parking lot full of cars. Numerous large lamp posts in lot. Store fronts visible in background, including King Soopers, Walgreens, Aurora Plaza...
    • Hoffman Heights Shopping Center (Aurora, Colo.); Hoffman Heights (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • 1966
    • Hoffman Heights Shopping Center, West Side

    • Black and white print of the west side of Aurora's Hoffman Heights Shopping Center at 6th and Peoria. Parking lot with cars in it. Two large lamp posts visible in lot. Store fronts visible in background, including Walgreens, Aurora Plaza Liquors,...
    • Hoffman Heights Shopping Center (Aurora, Colo.); Hoffman Heights (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • 1966
    • Hoffman Heights Shopping Center, Sol Dickert and Harry Luby

    • Black and white print of two men associated with Aurora's Hoffman Heights Shopping Center, Sol Dickert and Harry Luby. The man on the left side is shown in profile from the waist up wearing a suit without a tie. The man on the right side is shown...
    • Hoffman Heights Shopping Center (Aurora, Colo.); Hoffman Heights (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • 1967
    • Hoffman Heights Shopping Center, Entrance at East Side of Peoria

    • Black and white print of Hoffman Heights Shopping Center's entrance on the east side of Peoria. Light colored square sign reading ""HOFFMAN/ HEIGHTS/ Shopping Center"" with arrow above it. Street with cars driving visible on left. Two trucks and a...
    • Hoffman Heights Shopping Center (Aurora, Colo.); Hoffman Heights (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • 1967
    • Hoffman Heights Shopping Center, Walgreens Pharmacy

    • Black and white print of two men behind counter in Walgreens Pharmacy in Aurora's Hoffman Heights Shopping Center. Man on left identified as Art Perico, on right as Sam Goldblatt. They are holding piece of paper that says ""the STORY/ OF/ IDL""....
    • Hoffman Heights Shopping Center (Aurora, Colo.); Hoffman Heights (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • 1967
    • Hoffman Heights Shopping Center, U.S. Royal

    • Black and white print of U.S. Royal store on east side of Peoria in Aurora's Hoffman Heights Shopping Center. Overhang on left side has car underneath and a sign. The store front and side covered with windows, many with signs in them. The sign...
    • Hoffman Heights Shopping Center (Aurora, Colo.); Hoffman Heights (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • 1967
    • Hoffman Heights Shopping Center, Ace Hardware

    • Black and white print of a man standing on a ladder in Ace Hardware in Aurora's Hoffman Heights Shopping Center. The man, ""Ray"", is dressed in a suit and tie and is wearing glasses. He is holding a can of paint from the top shelf. There are seven...
    • Hoffman Heights Shopping Center (Aurora, Colo.); Hoffman Heights (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • 1967
    • Hoffman Heights Shopping Center, Big Top

    • Black and white print of Big Top store at Peoria and Del Mar in Aurora's Hoffman Heights Shopping Center. Three cars in parking lot in front of store. Roof curved to look like a big top in the circus. Sides of building that are visible are all...
    • Hoffman Heights Shopping Center (Aurora, Colo.); Hoffman Heights (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • 1967
    • Hoffman Heights Shopping Center, Plainsman Bar

    • Black and white print of Plainsman Bar on the south side of Aurora's Hoffman Heights Shopping Center. The building has wood siding and an old fashioned wooden door. Four wagon wheels line the front. Two paned windows on either side of door....
    • Hoffman Heights Shopping Center (Aurora, Colo.); Hoffman Heights (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • 1967
    • Hoffman Heights Shopping Center, Barbershop

    • Black and white print of Barbershop in Aurora's Hoffman Heights Shopping Center. Four barber chairs across middle of print, with a man standing behind each one. Another man and a woman in background. The men are all wearing similar jackets with a...
    • Hoffman Heights Shopping Center (Aurora, Colo.); Hoffman Heights (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • 1967
    • Hoffman Heights Shopping Center, Luby's Cafeteria

    • Black and white print of Luby's Cafeteria in Aurora's Hoffman Heights Shopping Center. Large sign on left side. Partial sign shown behind this ""TEX"". Ladder leading to roof next to sign. Brick building with two paned windows showing. Light...
    • Hoffman Heights Shopping Center (Aurora, Colo.); Hoffman Heights (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • 1967
    • Hoffman Heights Shopping Center, Hatch's Book Shoppe

    • Black and white print of Hatch's Book Shoppe in Aurora's Hoffman Heights Shopping Center. Store front pictured with steep sloping roof with wood shingles. Glass windows and a glass door at the front. Shelves of books visible inside. Sign over front...
    • Hoffman Heights Shopping Center (Aurora, Colo.); Hoffman Heights (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • 1967
    • Hoffman Heights Shopping Center Opening

    • Black and white print of large crowd of people at opening of Aurora's Hoffman Heights Shopping Center. Large crowd of people throughout most of print. Portion of truck shown on right side of print. Hatch's Book Shoppe and House of Fabrics store...
    • Hoffman Heights Shopping Center (Aurora, Colo.); Hoffman Heights (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • 1967
    • Hoffman Heights Shopping Center, Big Top Store

    • Black and white print of Big Top Store interior in Aurora's Hoffman Heights Shopping Center. Man and woman shown identified as Mickey Wilkenson and Gretchen Brown. They are squatting on the ground and looking at a sign for free groceries. There are...
    • Hoffman Heights Shopping Center (Aurora, Colo.); Hoffman Heights (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • 1967
    • Hoffman Heights Development, Looking West from 1140 Troy

    • Color print looking west from roof top in Aurora's Hoffman Heights development. House identified as 1140 Troy. Light gray shingles on roof on right side of print and sloping down. Grass lawn visible in bottom left corner of print and across the...
    • Hoffman Heights (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • 1977 August
    • Hoffman Heights Development, Looking East from 1140 Troy

    • Color print looking east from 1140 Troy Street in Aurora's Hoffman Heights development. Green grass lawn with numerous large trees. Shrubs and bushes separating lawns. Electrical poles running across top of print. Side of brick house in background,...
    • Hoffman Heights (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • 1977 August
    • Hoffman Heights Development, Looking North from 1140 Troy

    • Color print taken from roof of house in Aurora's Hoffman Heights development. House identified as 1140 Troy, looking north towards Colfax. Light gray roof shingles cover bottom of print, with two pipes sticking up. Orange and cream colored building...
    • Hoffman Heights (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • 1977 August 19
    • Hoffman Heights Development, East 17th Avenue and Del Mar

    • Black and white print of intersection of east 17th Avenue and Del Mar in Aurora's Hoffman Heights Development. Two men wearing overalls and digging with shovels by two road barriers. Stop sign and speed limit sign in long grass. Front end of truck...
    • Hoffman Heights (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • 1981
    • Hoffman Heights, Before Development

    • Black and white print of Aurora's Hoffman Heights before development. Field of grass with line of trees in background.
    • Hoffman Heights (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • circa 1950
    • Hoffman Heights Development, Looking South to Bicentennial Park

    • Black and white print of Hoffman Heights Development in Aurora, looking south from 1140 Troy to Bicentennial Park. Dirt, bushes, and sidewalk along bottom of print. Part of building overhang visible on right side of print, with drain running from...
    • Hoffman Heights (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • circa 1952
    • Hoffman Heights Development, Looking West from 1140 Troy

    • Black and white print looking west from backyard of 1140 Troy Street in Aurora's Hoffman Heights Development. Chain link fence in bottom left corner of print. Side of brick house on right side of print. Grass lawn on ground. Numerous other brick...
    • Hoffman Heights (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • circa 1952
    • First Hoffman Heights Fire Engine

    • Black and white print of two small boys on first Hoffman Heights fire engine. Boy identified as Kirk Nicholls seated on left side of print, and boy identified as Reggie Wortham standing on right in cowboy hat. Parts of fire engine visible behind...
    • Fire engines--Colorado--Aurora.; Hoffman Heights (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • circa 1952
    • Hoffman Heights Development, Original Brick House

    • Black and white print of unidentified brick house in Aurora's Hoffman Heights Development. Street and sidewalk visible at bottom of print. Bushes and plants along edge of house and in front lawn. Overhang over front door. Three paned windows...
    • Hoffman Heights (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • circa 1952
    • Hoffman Heights Housing Development, Interior Original Brick House, Kitchen

    • Black and white print of Hoffman Heights house interior in Aurora. Kitchen from an original brick house, address unidentified. Lower cabinets with drawers above. Dark countertop with canisters, a teapot, and a cake holder. Upper cabinets break for...
    • Hoffman Heights (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • circa 1952
    • Hoffman Heights Development, Living Room Interior

    • Black and white print of living room interior from unidentified house in Hoffman Heights Development in Aurora. Fabric and carved wood two seater couch. Wood end table with large lamp on either side of couch. Wood coffee table with books on top....
    • Hoffman Heights (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • circa 1955
    • Hoffman Heights Development, Living Room Interior

    • Black and white print of living room interior from unidentified house in Hoffman Heights Development in Aurora. Wooden cabinet with four drawers and two doors on the bottom. Lamp, pedestal bowl, and bowl and pitcher on top. Four framed and matted...
    • Hoffman Heights (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • circa 1955
    • Hoffman Heights Development, 879 Troy Bedroom Interior

    • Black and white print of a bedroom interior from the Edward B Clancy home at 879 Troy in the Hoffman Heights Development in Aurora. Large bed covered with shiny bedspread. Headboard has compartments with sliding doors. Three framed pictures on wall...
    • Hoffman Heights (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • circa 1955
    • Hoffman Heights Development, Kitchen Interior

    • Black and white print of unidentified kitchen interior in Aurora's Hoffman Heights Development. Wooden table and wooden chairs with wicker seat on left. Light colored bottom cabinets under sink. Electrical outlet and marbled back splash behind...
    • Hoffman Heights (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • circa 1955
    • Hoffman Heights Development, Den Interior

    • Black and white print of den interior from unidentified house In Hoffman Heights Development in Aurora. Wooden chair in front of large wooden desk. Desk has front open, revealing drawers and shelves. Three drawers along bottom of desk. Large wooden...
    • Hoffman Heights (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • circa 1955
    • Hoffman Heights Development, Living Room Interior

    • Black and white print of living room interior from unidentified house in Aurora's Hoffman Heights Development. Peaked wooden ceiling with beams and a light fixture. Chest of drawers with plant and other items on top. Part of brick fireplace...
    • Hoffman Heights (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • circa 1955
    • Hoffman Heights Development, Living Room, Utility/Economy Model Home

    • Black and white print of living room from unidentified Utility/Economy Model home in Aurora's Hoffman Heights Development. Small, light colored couch without arms in front of light colored coffee table with plant. End table on either side of couch....
    • Hoffman Heights (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • circa 1955

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