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    • Clark and Gruber Mint Building

    • Photo of the Clark and Gruber Mint Building. The building served as both bank and mint. The minting function of the building was sold to the US government in 1863. In 1865 the bank moved to 1405 15th Street and received its charter as First...
    • Clark and Gruber Mint Company--Building.; Lower Downtown (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)
    • 1860
    • 3435 Albion Street

    • Advertisement from John Cook, Jr.'s advertisement in The Denver Republican shows floor plan and sketch of house at 3435 Albion St.
    • Advertisements.
    • 1889
    • 4433 Montview

    • House designed by William Fisher in a French Eclectic/ Craftsman style in 1907. A carriage house is visible in the back
    • Carriage houses.
    • 1910
    • Park Hill Fire Station

    • Drawing of Bungalow style fire station. In corner notations is seen by architect Edwin H. Moorman. Not all the details were fully realized in actual building.
    • Fire stations.; Park Hill (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)
    • 1912
    • Spirit of St. Louis

    • Charles A. Lindbergh's ""Spirit of St. Louis"" flies above large crowd at Lowry Field.
    • Lowry Air Force Base (Colo.); Lowry (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood); Spirit of St. Louis (Airplane); Lindbergh, Charles A. (Charles August) 1859-1924.
    • 1927
    • Washington Park Lawn Bowling Club House

    • Clubhouse for the Lawn Bowling Club at Washington Park built in 1925.
    • Law Bowling Club (Denver, Colo.); Washington Park (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)
    • 1930
    • Milheim House

    • View of Milheim house being moved. Visible is crowd watching and the Cathedral spire in background.
    • Milheim House (Denver, Colo.)
    • 1989
    • Rocky Mountain Seed Building

    • Photo of the parapet connecting the two buildings that were a part of the Rocky Mountain Seed Building, one built in 1902 and one built in 1933. The sign says ""Rocky Mountain Seed Co, 1920."" Rocky Mountain Seed Company closed in 2011.
    • Rocky Mountain Seed Company--Buildings.; Lower Downtown (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)
    • 1995
    • Studebaker Building

    • Visible in photo is stone that says ""Studebaker, A.D. 1900."" This building was designed in 1892 by George Hamburger and remodeled in 1900 by Frank Edbrooke. It housed a Studebaker showroom until 1919.
    • Studebaker Brothers Manufacturing Co.; Lower Downtown (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)
    • 1995
    • Union Pacific Freight House

    • Photo of the Union Pacific Freight House with the Union Pacific logo and name. It was built in 1923 and designed by the chief engineers of the Union Pacific. There are large Doric columns framing the entrance bay.
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Buildings.; Lower Downtown (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)
    • 1995
    • Morey Mercantile Building

    • Photo of the Morey Mercantile Building with its second story main entrance that was originally connected to the 16th St Viaduct. It was built in 1896 and designed by Aaron Gove and Thomas F. Walsh. It is now the Tattered Cover Bookstore.
    • Morey Mercantile Company.; Lower Downtown (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)
    • 1995
    • 720 Emerson

    • This house was designed by Aaron M Gove and Thomas F Walsh with a remodel in 1926 by Burnham Hoyt. It is an English Tudor style and visible is the foliated design that borders the bay window.
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    • 1997
    • Church of the Ascension

    • William and Arthur Fisher designed this building after the previous was burned by a fire in 1917. Arthur Fisher was a vestryman at the church and designed it with the sanctuary on the second floor.
    • Church as Ascension (Denver, Colo.)
    • 1997
    • 681 Lafayette Street

    • This house in a Neo-Jacobean style was designed by Frederick Sterner and George Williamson in 1906.
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    • 1997
    • 701 Race

    • Montana Fallis and Robert Willison designed this house in an eclectic style, and it was built in 1911.
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    • 1997
    • Frank Milton House

    • This is a an excellent example of Prarie-style architecture. It was designed by Glen Huntington and built in 1916. It was originally clad in stucco, but now has a stone veneer.
    • Milton, Frank--Homes and haunts.
    • 1997
    • Molly Brown House

    • View of front of Molly Brown house, with lions flanking the steps.
    • Brown, James Joseph--Homes & haunts.; Brown, Margaret Tobin, 1867-1932--Homes & haunts.; Capitol Hill (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)
    • 1997
    • 2025 E. 7th Ave.

    • This house was designed by Burnham Hoyt in an Italian Renaissance Revival Style and built in 1925. Indiana limestone surrounds the door and windows. Hoyt added an elevator to the house in 1944.
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    • 1997
    • Malo Mansion

    • This Spanish Colonial Revival style mansion was built around 1921 and designed by JJ Benedict and Harry Manning. The low-pitched clay-tile roof, balconies, stucco, and decorative ironwork are of note. Visible in the photo is the ornate door.
    • Malo House (Denver, Colo.); Captiol Hill (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)
    • 1997
    • Sheedy Mansion

    • This Queen Anne style mansion was built in 1892 and designed by E.T. Carr and William Feth. The original owner, Dennis Sheedy, spared no expense with the mansion. Brick and stonework accentuate the many windows of the mansion. Facing south from the...
    • Sheedy, Dennis, 1846-1923--Homes and haunts.; Captiol Hill (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)
    • 1997
    • Alhambra

    • This house owned by Hal Sayre is a rare Colorado example of a Moorish Revival style, built in 1892. It is essentially a foursquare with Moorish detailing. The windows are framed with Ogee-inspired transom cutouts
    • Alhambra House (Denver, Colo.)
    • 1997
    • Hugh Mackay House

    • This house built in 1891 by Hugh Mackay is built of rhyolite. Mackay was proud of his Scottish heritage and Scottish thistles are carved in the stone lintel above the front window.
    • Mackay, Hugh--Homes and haunts.
    • 1997
    • Crawford Hill

    • View of entrance of the Crawford Hill Mansion, built in 1906 and designed by Theodore Boal and Frederick Harnois.
    • Hill, Crawford, 1862-1922--Homes and haunts.; Capitol Hill (Denver, Colo : Neighborhood)
    • 1997
    • Grant-Humphreys Mansion

    • This mansion in the 7th Avenue Historic District was built in 1902 and designed by Theodore D. Boal and Frederick L. Harnois. Visible are the terra cotta accents in the trim and columns of the house.
    • Grant, James B.--Homes and haunts.; Humphreys, Albert E.--Homes and haunts.; Capitol Hill (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)
    • 1997
    • St. Ignatius Loyola Catholic Church

    • This Gothic Revival church was built in 1923 and designed by Frank W. Frewen Jr. and Frederick J. Mountjoy. Visible in this photo is the front of the church. The church was recently listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
    • St. Ignatius Loyola Catholic Church (Denver, Colo.); Whittier (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)
    • 2004
    • Kassler Residence

    • This is a Denver Square built by Wheeler & Hall in 1891. There is an off center porch, and the roof of the porch displays Craftman influences. It was owned by Maria T. and George W. Kassler. George Kassler was a business partner of David H. Moffat...
    • Kassler, George W.--Homes and haunts.; Kassler, Maria T.--Homes and haunts.
    • 2004
    • Firehouse No. 15

    • This Vernacular Classical Revival building was designed by John J. Huddart, built by McGrath & Stewart over 1903-1904. It housed Engine No. 15 and Hook and Ladder No. 4. It was purchased by a family in 1988 and is currently two units.
    • Fire stations.; Denver (Colo.). Fire Department--Buildings.;
    • 2004
    • 1215 Detroit Street

    • This is a Grand Denver Square built circa 1908. There is a large rounded entrance with arched windows covered with ornate grillwork and topped with a balcony. The other windows are adorned with limestone keystone pieces. This house has a...
    • Houses--Denver--Colorado.
    • 2004
    • Avon Masonic Apartments

    • This apartment building was designed in the Tudor style by F.W. Ireland Jr. and E.W. Parr and built by the Gruber Brothers in 1931.
    • Avon Masonic Apartments (Denver, Colo.)
    • 2004
    • 1452 Detroit

    • This gray stone Victorian in the Romanesque Revival style was constructed of rusticated rhyolite from the Castle Rock area. It is believed to be designed by the famed architect, William Lang, designer of the Molly Brown House and Castle Marne. It...
    • Houses--Denver--Colorado.
    • 2004
    • Swallow Residence

    • This Victorian style house with a carriage house was built in 1892 and designed by Marshall Rogers Pugh. It was owned by George Ranson Swallow and he resided there until 1937. The house has been remodeled and is divided into condominiums.
    • Swallow, George Ranson--Homes and haunts.
    • 2004
    • McBird House

    • Architect Matthew John McBird designed and resided in this Second Empire style house which was built in 1879 by Fleming Brothers. This style was popular between 1860 and 1880 and sometimes referred to as the General Grant style.
    • McBird, Matthew John--Homes and haunts.
    • 2004
    • Albert Sechrist House

    • Henry C. Babcock developed this house and its neighbors. This house is designed in Queen Anne style by Robert G. Balcomb and Eugene R. Rice and built by Maider and Son in 1891. Visible is the front porch pediment decorated with floral swags and...
    • Sechrist, Albert--Homes and haunts.
    • 2004
    • 2707 Humboldt Street

    • This house was designed by John James Huddart in a Queen Anne style and built in 1890. The house has a owner on the south side. Legend stuffiest that there was a tunnel running under Humboldt Street that accessed a dairy barn and used for hiding...
    • Houses--Denver--Colorado.
    • 2004
    • Fowler House

    • This Queen Anne style house was designed by Robert S. Roeschlaub and built by Mouat Lumber in 1890. Visible in this photo are the gables decorated with half-timbering. Detailed masonry work decorates the wall surfaces in horizontal bands, a common...
    • Fowler House (Denver, Colo.)
    • 2004
    • Fire Station No. 3

    • Denver Fire Station No. 3 built in 1931.
    • Fire Station No. 3 (Denver, Colo.); Firehouses.; Whittier (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)
    • 2004
    • Sink House

    • Sink House, an example of Late Modernism, was built in 1972 and designed by Chuck Sink
    • Sink House (Denver, Colo.)
    • 2007
    • Argonaut Hotel

    • Argonaut Hotel with Grant street sign in forefront. The hotel is a Classical Revival Building with the first three stories designed by T. Robert Weiger and two additional stories designed by Robert Willison and Montana Fallis. It was built over...
    • Argonaut Hotel (Denver, Colo.); North Capitol Hill (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)
    • 2007
    • Fillmore Auditorium

    • Photo of the Fillmore Auditorium built in 1917 and designed by Edwin Moorman.
    • Fillmore Auditorium (Denver, Colo.); Auditoriums.
    • 2007
    • City Park Esplanade

    • View of East High School and the City Park Esplanade. Visible is the 1917 Sullivan Gateway designed by Leo Lentelli.
    • East High School (Denver, Colo.)
    • 2007
    • The Causey-Sterne House

    • The house pictured was built in 1913 and designed by Willis A. Marean and Albert J. Norton. It was originally owned by James Causey, then by William C. and Orian Stern. The grounds once covered a third of a block and the ornamental details found on...
    • Causey, James H.--Homes and haunts.; Washington Park (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)
    • 2007
    • The Peet-MacFarland House

    • The house pictured was designed by Jules J.B. Benedict in a Tudor style and built in 1915. There are half-timbered gables, columns and a two-story bay.
    • Houses--Denver--Colorado.
    • 2007
    • National Jewish Medical and Research Center

    • View of the newest building at National Jewish, the Iris and Michael Smith Clinics and Laboratories, dedicated in May 2007.
    • National Jewish Medical and Research Center (U.S.).; Health care facilities.; Medical centers.
    • 2007
    • Washington Park Boathouse and Pavilion

    • Architect Jules Jaques Benois Benedict designed the artistic tile details pictured. Visible are the eaves of the Boathouse and Pavilion at Washington Park. The boathouse and pavilion were built in 1913 and the architectural style is eclectic.
    • Boathouses.; Smith Lake (Denver, Colo.); Washington Park (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)
    • 2007
    • Crowther House

    • Crowther Home and Studio is an example of Late Modernism architecture, built in 1978 and designed by Richard Crowther.
    • Crowther House (Denver, Colo.)
    • 2007
    • South High School

    • View of clock tower at South High School.
    • South High School (Denver, Colo.); Washington Park (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)
    • 2007
    • Washington Park Community Church

    • Terra cotta Doric columns in the colonnade that encloses the cloister at Washington Park Community Church.
    • Washington Park Community Church (Denver, Colo.); Washington Park (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)
    • 2007
    • Eugene Field House

    • Originally at 307 W. Colfax, this house was Eugene Field's house was moved in 1930 to avoid demolition and existed as a branch of the Denver Public Library until 1970.
    • Field, Eugene, 1850-1895--Homes and haunts.; Washington Park (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)
    • 2007
    • Washington Park Community Church

    • Bell Tower at Washington Park Community Church.
    • Washington Park Community Church (Denver, Colo.); Washington Park (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)
    • 2007

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