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  • All fields: Building construction--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.
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    • Begin construction 17th & Welton

    • View of the construction of the First National Bank of Denver at 621 17th (Seventeenth) Street in Denver, Colorado. Cranes and construction materials are at the site.
    • First National Bank of Denver--Buildings--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Banks--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Building construction--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Hoisting machinery--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.
    • [1956 June 7]
    • Barnum construction

    • View of construction of the Ross-Barnum Branch of the Denver Public Library in the Barnum neighborhood of Denver, Colorado; men work on brick walls.
    • Ross, Frederick R.--Monuments.; Denver Public Library. Ross-Barnum Branch--1950-1960.; Barnum (Denver, Colo.)--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Bricklaying--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Building construction--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.;...
    • 1953
    • Excavation

    • View of the excavation site for construction of the First National Bank of Denver building at 621 17th (Seventeenth) Street in Denver, Colorado. A dump truck and equipment are at the site. Signs on nearby buildings read: "Pappers Clothing Always...
    • First National Bank of Denver--Buildings--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Banks--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Building construction--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.
    • [1956 June 7]
    • Tower

    • View of the partially constructed tower at the First National Bank of Denver building construction site at 621 17th (Seventeenth) Street in Denver, Colorado. Signs on nearby buildings read: "International Trust Co.," "Jacobson's Store for Men,"...
    • First National Bank of Denver--Buildings--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Banks--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Building construction--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.
    • [1957 January 3]
    • Tower

    • View of the partially constructed First National Bank of Denver building at 621 17th (Seventeenth) Street in Denver, Colorado.
    • First National Bank of Denver--Buildings--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Banks--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Building construction--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.
    • [1957 January 7]
    • Tower

    • View of the partially constructed tower at the First National Bank of Denver building at 621 17th (Seventeenth) Street in Denver, Colorado. Signs on nearby buildings read: "RKO Orpheum," "Welto[n]," and "McClanahan."
    • First National Bank of Denver--Buildings--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Banks--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Building construction--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.
    • [1957 March 15]
    • Tower

    • View of the partially constructed tower at the First National Bank of Denver building at 621 17th (Seventeenth) Street in Denver, Colorado. Signs on nearby buildings read: "Welto[n]," and "McClanaha[n]."
    • First National Bank of Denver--Buildings--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Banks--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Building construction--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.
    • [1957 March 15]
    • Mile High Center being built

    • View of the partially constructed Mile High Center at the intersection of Tremont Place, 18th (Eighteenth) Street, and Broadway in Denver, Colorado. Other buildings and automobiles are parked nearby.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Automobiles--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Building construction--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Skyscrapers--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.
    • 1953 December 26
    • Denver Public Library construction site

    • Black (African American) and white workmen pour concrete at the Denver Public Library construction site at 1331 Broadway in the Civic Center neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. Rebar and cement trucks are nearby.
    • Denver Public Library--Buildings--1950-1960.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Civic Center (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Building construction--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.;...
    • [1954]
    • Denver Public Library cornerstone laying

    • People watch the cornerstone ceremony at the Denver Public Library construction site in the Civic Center neighborhood of Denver, Colorado; men (one Black, African American) and women pose by building materials.
    • Denver Public Library--Buildings--1950-1960.; African Americans--Men--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Civic Center (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Building construction--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.;...
    • 1955
    • Denver Public Library cornerstone laying

    • People watch the cornerstone ceremony at the Denver Public Library construction site in the Civic Center neighborhood of Denver, Colorado; men (one Black, African American) and women pose by building materials.
    • Denver Public Library--Buildings--1950-1960.; African Americans--Men--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Civic Center (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Building construction--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.;...
    • 1955
    • Denver Public Library cornerstone laying

    • Men (one Black, African American) and a woman pose the cornerstone ceremony at the Denver Public Library construction site in the Civic Center neighborhood of Denver, Colorado.
    • Denver Public Library--Buildings--1950-1960.; Afro-Americans--Men--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Civic Center (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Building construction--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Cornerstone...
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    • Denver Public Library construction

    • View of Denver Public Library construction at 1357 Broadway Street in the Civic Center neighborhood of Denver, Colorado; shows finished stone walls, windows, and building materials.
    • Denver Public Library--Buildings--1950-1960.; Civic Center (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Building construction--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Libraries--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.
    • 1955
    • Denver Public Library construction

    • View of Denver Public Library construction at 1357 Broadway Street in the Civic Center neighborhood of Denver, Colorado; shows stone walls, window openings, a parked car, and building materials. Sign reads: "Denver Builds Denver Public Library...
    • Denver Public Library--Buildings--1950-1960.; Civic Center (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Building construction--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Libraries--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.
    • 1955
    • Denver Public Library construction

    • View of Denver Public Library construction at 1357 Broadway Street in the Civic Center neighborhood of Denver, Colorado; shows concrete forms, houses, and the Voorhies colonnade.
    • Denver Public Library--Buildings--1950-1960.; Civic Center (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Building construction--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Libraries--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Structural...
    • 1955
    • Denver Public Library construction

    • Interior view of Denver Public Library construction in the Civic Center neighborhood of Denver, Colorado; shows columns, saw horses, and a stairwell opening.
    • Denver Public Library--Buildings--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Building construction--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Interiors--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Libraries--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.
    • 1955
    • Looking north

    • Workmen lay concrete at the Denver Public Library Construction site at 1331 Broadway in the Civic Center neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. Rebar, a wheelbarrow, and building materials are nearby.
    • Denver Public Library--1950-1960.; Civic Center (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Building construction--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Concrete--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.;...
    • 1954 September 14
    • Denver Public Library construction site

    • View of the Denver Public Library construction site at 1331 Broadway in the Civic Center neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. Workmen work with rebar and building materials. Cement trucks and an automobile are nearby.
    • Denver Public Library--Buildings--1950-1960.; Civic Center (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Building construction--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Foundations--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.;...
    • 1954 November 8
    • Denver Public Library construction

    • View of Denver Public Library construction at 1357 Broadway Street in the Civic Center neighborhood of Denver, Colorado; shows concrete forms, houses, and the Voorhies colonnade.
    • Denver Public Library--Buildings--1950-1960.; Civic Center (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Building construction--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Libraries--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.;...
    • 1955
    • Denver Public Library construction

    • View of Denver Public Library construction at 1357 Broadway Street in the Civic Center neighborhood of Denver, Colorado; shows concrete forms, scaffolding, and parked cars. Buildings include East High School and a church. Lettering reads: "Model...
    • Denver Public Library--Buildings--1950-1960.; Civic Center (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Building construction--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Libraries--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.;...
    • 1955
    • May D. & F. construction, Denver

    • View of May D. & F. construction in the block bounded by Court Place and Tremont Place and 15th (Fifteenth) and 16th (Sixteenth) Streets in downtown Denver, Colorado. Shows excavation, shoring, a crane, the Republic Building, the Denver Club...
    • May Shoe & Clothing Co. (Denver, Colo.)--1950-1960.; Central Business District (Denver, Colo.)--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Building construction--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Commercial facilities--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.
    • [1957?]
    • Denver Public Library construction

    • View of Denver Public Library construction at 1357 Broadway Street in the Civic Center neighborhood of Denver, Colorado; shows scaffolding and parked cars.
    • Denver Public Library--Buildings--1950-1960.; Civic Center (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Building construction--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Libraries--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.;...
    • 1955
    • Denver Public Library construction

    • View of Denver Public Library construction at 1357 Broadway Street in the Civic Center neighborhood of Denver, Colorado; shows finished stone walls, windows, and building materials.
    • Denver Public Library--Buildings--1950-1960.; Civic Center (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Building construction--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Libraries--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.
    • 1955
    • Denver Public Library construction

    • Interior view of Denver Public Library construction in the Civic Center neighborhood of Denver, Colorado; shows columns, saw horses, and a stairwell opening.
    • Denver Public Library--Buildings--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Building construction--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Interiors--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Libraries--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.
    • 1955
    • Barnum construction

    • View of construction of the Ross-Barnum Branch of the Denver Public Library in Denver, Colorado; a man holds a shovel. Bricks are on a scaffold.
    • Ross, Frederick R.--Monuments.; Denver Public Library. Ross-Barnum Branch--1950-1960.; Barnum (Denver, Colo.)--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Building construction--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Libraries--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.;...
    • 1953
    • Barnum construction

    • View of construction of the Ross-Barnum Branch of the Denver Public Library in Denver, Colorado; a man holds a ruler and smokes a cigar.
    • Ross, Frederick R.--Monuments.; Denver Public Library. Ross-Barnum Branch--1950-1960.; Barnum (Denver, Colo.)--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Building construction--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Construction...
    • 1953
    • Denver Public Library construction

    • View of Denver Public Library construction at 1357 Broadway Street in the Civic Center neighborhood of Denver, Colorado; shows concrete forms, houses, and the Voorhies colonnade.
    • Denver Public Library--Buildings--1950-1960.; Civic Center (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Building construction--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Libraries--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Structural...
    • 1955
    • Denver Public Library construction

    • View of Denver Public Library construction at 1357 Broadway Street in the Civic Center neighborhood of Denver, Colorado; shows concrete forms and scaffolds.
    • Denver Public Library--Buildings--1950-1960.; Civic Center (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Building construction--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Libraries--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.;...
    • 1955
    • Denver Public Library construction

    • View of Denver Public Library construction at 1357 Broadway Street in the Civic Center neighborhood of Denver, Colorado; shows stone walls, window openings, a parked car, and building materials. Sign reads: "Denver Builds Denver Public Library...
    • Denver Public Library--Buildings--1950-1960.; Civic Center (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Building construction--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Libraries--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.
    • 1955
    • Denver Public Library construction

    • View of Denver Public Library construction at 1357 Broadway Street in the Civic Center neighborhood of Denver, Colorado; shows concrete forms, scaffolding, and parked cars. A church steeple is in the distance. Letters on a building read: "Model...
    • Denver Public Library--Buildings--1950-1960.; Civic Center (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Building construction--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Libraries--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.;...
    • 1955
    • Denver Public Library construction

    • View of Denver Public Library construction at 1357 Broadway Street in the Civic Center neighborhood of Denver, Colorado; shows scaffolding and parked cars.
    • Denver Public Library--Buildings--1950-1960.; Civic Center (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Building construction--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Libraries--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.;...
    • 1955
    • 8:45 - 9:00 P.M. State Services Bldg. Denver, Colo.

    • View of the early stages of the construction of the State Services Building at 1525 Sherman Street in Denver, Colorado. Shows steel framework and a crane. The Farmers Union building, a stone building with a tall mast, is in the distance. A Denver...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Building construction--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Government facilities--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.
    • 1958 May 6
    • Mile High Center

    • View of the partially constructed Mile High Center (U. S. National Bank Center) at 1700 Broadway in downtown Denver, Colorado. Apartment buildings are nearby.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Building construction--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Commercial facilities--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Skyscrapers--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.
    • 1954 July 1
    • State Services Bldg. Denver, Colo., 8:25 A.M.

    • View of the steel framework for the State Services Building at 1525 Sherman Street in Denver, Colorado. Men stand near a wooden fence that surrounds the construction site. High rise buildings and the mast of the Farmers Union building are in the...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Building construction--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Government facilities--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.
    • 1958 July 4
    • State Services Bldg. Denver, Colo., 8:30 A.M.

    • View of the construction of the State Services Building at 1525 Sherman Street in Denver, Colorado. Shows the steel framework and brick work. Construction supplies and materials are stored near the building. A parking garage and the Farmers Union...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Building construction--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Government facilities--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.
    • 1958 November 8
    • U.S. National Bank Center construction

    • Workmen work in a hallway at the partially constructed U. S. National Bank Center at 1740 Broadway in downtown Denver, Colorado. The side of a box nearby reads: "Owens-Corning Fiberglass."
    • Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Building construction--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Construction workers--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Passageways--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Skyscrapers--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.
    • 1954 May 14
    • State Services Bldg. Denver, Colo., 8:20 A.M.

    • View of the construction of the State Services Building at 1525 Sherman Street in Denver, Colorado. Shows the partially finished stone faced building with steel girders, hanging platforms and an external construction elevator. Supplies and...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Building construction--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Government facilities--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.
    • 1959 April 4
    • Looking from northwest to southeast of building

    • View of the partially constructed U. S. National Bank Center at 1740 Broadway in downtown Denver, Colorado. Scaffolding is near the building with glass walls.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Building construction--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Scaffolding--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Skyscrapers--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.
    • 1954 July 1
    • Denver U.S. National Bank Center

    • Rooftop view of the partially constructed U. S. National Bank Center at 1740 Broadway in downtown Denver, Colorado. Cranes are at the construction site. The Brown Palace Hotel is nearby. Signs on the building read: "Steelwork by Bethlehem Steel...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Building construction--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Commercial facilities--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Hoisting machinery--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Skyscrapers--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.
    • [either 1953 or 1954?]
    • U.S. National Bank Center

    • View of the partially constructed U. S. National Bank Center at 1740 Broadway in downtown Denver, Colorado. The skyscraper has glass walls.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Building construction--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Commercial facilities--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Skyscrapers--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.
    • 1954 October 11
    • Site of new bldg next to Denver General Hospital

    • View of a construction site at 2nd (Second) Avenue and Bannock Street in Denver, Colorado. Automobiles are parked nearby.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Building construction--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.
    • 1953 December
    • Mile High Center

    • View shows the Mile High Center building under construction at Seventeenth (17th) and Broadway, Denver, Colorado.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Building construction--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Office buildings--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Skyscrapers--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.
    • [between 1950 and 1955]
    • Mile High Center construction

    • View of the partially constructed Mile High Center (later U. S. National Bank Center) at 1700 Broadway in downtown Denver, Colorado. Construction supplies that include cinder blocks, wood, and scaffolding are nearby.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Building construction--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Commercial facilities--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Skyscrapers--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.
    • 1954 July 1
    • Mile High Center construction

    • View of the newly constructed Mile High Center (U. S. National Bank Center) at 1700 Broadway in downtown Denver, Colorado. Signs in the windows read: "Roofing by Elaterite the WEstern Elaterite Roofing Co.," "George A. Fuller Co.," and "Sturgeon...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Building construction--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Commercial facilities--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Skyscrapers--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.
    • 1954 July 1
    • Mile High Center

    • View of the partially constructed Mile High Center (U. S. National Bank Center) at 1700 Broadway in downtown Denver, Colorado. Signs in the windows read: "Roofing by Elaterite the Western Elaterite Roofing Co.," "George A. Fuller Co.," and...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Building construction--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Commercial facilities--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Skyscrapers--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.
    • [1954]
    • Mile High Center

    • Rooftop view of the partially constructed Mile High Center (U. S. National Bank Center) at 1700 Broadway in downtown Denver, Colorado. Nearby buildings include the Cosmopolitan Hotel, Daniels and Fisher Tower, and the Cooper Building.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Building construction--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Commercial facilities--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Skyscrapers--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.
    • [1954]
    • Broadway at Court Place

    • View of the intersection of Broadway and Court Place in downtown Denver, Colorado. The partially constructed Mile High Center (U. S. National Bank Center) and the Cosmopolitan Hotel are nearby. Signs read: "Cosmopolitan Hotel Coffee Shop" and...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Building construction--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Commercial facilities--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Skyscrapers--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.
    • 1953

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