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    • Smith Lake

    • A woman and girl gaze across Smith Lake. A couple are in a row boat in the lake. The opposite shore is very crowded and there is a diving tower.
    • Smith Lake (Denver, Colo.); Washington Park (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)
    • circa 1920
    • 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
    • Grasmere Lake

    • Aerial view of Washington Park. Visible is Grasmere Lake, in the foreground, a large meadow, and Smith Lake. The neighborhood beyond the park is also visible.
    • Grasmere Lake (Denver, Colo.); Smith Lake (Denver, Colo.); Washington Park (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)
    • circa 1930
    • Appleman House

    • Appleman House, an example of International Modern Style. Built in 1937 and designed by Robert Max Morris.
    • Appleman House (Denver, Colo.)
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • Dos Chappell Bathhouse

    • Bathhouse at Washington Park built in 1911 and designed by Frederick Ameter and James Hyder.
    • Dos Chappell Boathouse (Denver, Colo.); Bathhouses.; Smith Lake (Denver, Colo.); 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
    • Washington Park Boathouse and Pavilion

    • Boathouse and Pavilion at Washington Park's Smith Lake. Designed by JJ Benedict and built in 1913.
    • Boathouses.; Smith Lake (Denver, Colo.); Washington Park (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)
    • 2007
    • Lowry Field

    • Buildings and hangars for original Lowry Field. Sign over hangar read, ""This field is short, USE IT ALL.""
    • Lowry Air Force Base (Colo.); Lowry (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)
    • circa 1924
    • 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
    • Charles M. Kittredge Residence

    • Charles M Kittredge residence designed by Lang and Pugh. Shows turret, balcony, and porch.
    • Kittredge, Charles Marble, 1858-1940--Homes and haunts.
    • undated
    • 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
    • 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
    • Fire Station No. 3

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

    • Eugene R. Rice designed this three-story building as a luxury apartment building in the Beaux Arts style. It was built in 1902. In 1935, Walter H. Simon designed alterations to create retail spaces in the first floor and offices and apartments in...
    • Utopia Flats Apartments (Denver, Colo.)
    • 2007
    • Frederick House

    • Frederick House is an example of Expressionism architecture built in 1964 and designed by Charles Haertling.
    • Frederick House (Denver, Colo.)
    • 2007
    • Hatch House

    • Hatch House, an example of Usonion style. Built in 1955 and designed by William Muchow.
    • Hatch House (Denver, Colo.)
    • 2007
    • 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
    • Italian Spy House

    • House designed by J.J. Benedict in the Italian Renaissance Style and built in 1910. The Italian consul lived n the house, and when he moved the basement was said to be loaded with radio and electronic equipment.
    • Italian Spy House (Denver, Colo.)
    • undated
    • 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
    • Hubbell House

    • Hubbell House, an example of International Modern Style. Built in 1938 and designed by Edward Hubbell.
    • Hubbell House (Denver, Colo.)
    • 2007
    • Wynken, Blynken, and Nod

    • Mabel Landrum Torrey's "Wynken, Blynken, and Nod" statue on stood in a Washington Park Water Fountain, placed there in 1918.
    • Statues.; Fountains.; Washington Park (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood);
    • undated
    • 1750 Forest Street Parkway

    • Merrill and Burnham Hoyt designed this Tudor Revival style house, built in 1928. It was built for poet Jamie Sexton Holme and her husband, Peter. The V-shaped plan provides one wing for entertaining and one wing for family.
    • Holme, Jamie Sexton--Homes and haunts.
    • undated
    • 701 Race

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

    • On the National Register for Historic Places, and a Denver Landmark, the Joshel House is an example of Second Phase International architecture. It was built in 1952 and designed by Joseph and Louise Marlow.
    • Joshel House (Denver, Colo.)
    • 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
    • Kate's Restaurant

    • Photo of 3435 Albion, the oldest remaining house in Park Hill, built in 1889.
    • Kate's Restaurant (Denver, Colo.); Park Hill (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)
    • undated
    • Blessed Sacrament

    • Photo of Blessed Sacrament Church built in 1934 and designed by William Andres.
    • Blessed Sacrament Church (Denver, Colo.); Park Hill (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)
    • undated
    • Constitution Hall

    • Photo of building that housed the First National Bank of Denver, sign visible in photo. Delegate's to the state's Constitutional Convention met here in anticipation of Colorado being admitted to the Union. Also visible in the photo is a sign for...
    • Constitution Hall (Denver, Colo.); Lower Downtown (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)
    • undated
    • 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
    • Fillmore Auditorium

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

    • Priller House, a National Historic Landmark, is an example of Usonion style. It was built in 1952 by Edward Hawkins.
    • Priller House (Denver, Colo.)
    • 2007
    • Razee House

    • Razee House is an example of Brutalism architecture, built in 1970 and designed by Charles Haertling.
    • Razee House (Denver, Colo.)
    • 2007
    • Sandler House

    • Sandler House is an example of Second Phase International Style built in 1954 and designed by Joseph and Louise Marlow.
    • Sandler House (Denver, Colo.)
    • 2007
    • Sink House

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

    • Sketch of 0-4-0 T Steam Locomotive for the Park Railway Company.
    • Railroad cars.; Railroad companies.
    • circa 1888
    • Smiley Middle School

    • Smiley Middle School, built in 1928 with an addition in 1949. Visible are the distinctive twin towers.
    • Smiley Junior High School (Denver, Colo.); Park Hill (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)
    • undated
    • Streetcar

    • Streetcar labeled Colfax, approaching Marion. Man on bike and horse drawn carriage in background.
    • Trolley cars.
    • undated
    • 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
    • Denver Fire Department at Smith Lake

    • The Denver Fire Department conducts lifesaving exercises off the south shore of Smith Lake. Three men stand on dock while one man in diving suit jumps in lake. Boxes behind them are labeled No. 1 Denver Fire Dept.
    • Denver (Colo.). Fire Department.; Diving suits.; Smith Lake (Denver, Colo.); Washington Park (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)
    • circa 1940
    • Dos Chappell Bathhouse

    • The Dos Chappell Bathhouse on Smith Lake. The bathhouse was built in a Craftsman architectural style and designed by Frederick W. Ameter and James B. Hyder. It was sited to align with Marion Street Parkway, the original entrance to the park.
    • Bathhouses.; Smith Lake (Denver, Colo.); Washington Park (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)
    • undated
    • 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
    • James H. Blood Residence Interior

    • The interior of this 1891 house shows the woodwork in the home. It shows a staircase, rocking chair, and fireplace are visible.
    • Blood, James H.--Homes and haunts.
    • between 1885 and 1893

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