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    • Zook Building

    • View of the Zook Building at 431 West Colfax in the Civic Center neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. A bottle-shaped advertisement for Old Forester Whiskey is on top of the building. automobiles and a truck are nearby. Signs read: "Hank Williams...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Advertisements--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Buildings--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.
    • 1951 December 2
    • McCrea demo

    • Two story building, with small domed roofs at each end, possibly in the Five Points neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. A row of cars is in the parking lot next to the building. Sign painted on the adjacent building reads: "[Bek]ins [V]an & Storage...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Five Points (Denver, Colo.)--1950-1960.; Automobiles--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Buildings--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.
    • [between 1950 and 1960?]
    • Flat Iron Building

    • View of the Flatiron Building at 16th (Sixteenth) Street and Broadway in Denver, Colorado. Automobiles are parked on the street. A sign on the building reads: "The Rocky Mountain Fuel Company General Offices."
    • Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Automobiles--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Buildings--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.
    • either 1953 or 1954
    • Flat Iron Bldg

    • View of the Flatiron Building at 16th (Sixteenth) Street and Broadway in Denver, Colorado. Automobiles are parked on the street. A sign on the building reads: "The Rocky Mountain Fuel Company General Offices."
    • Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Automobiles--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Buildings--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.
    • [either 1953 or 1954]
    • McCrea - demolition

    • African-American construction workers stand outside of a building being demolished near the Five Points neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. A temporary sidewalk is in front of the buildings. Signs on the building read: "This Building Will Be Down...
    • African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Buildings--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Demolition--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.
    • [between 1950 and 1960?]
    • Flower garden around bldg of Van Hummell Ins. Co.

    • View of the Van Hummel Building at 444 Sherman Street in the Speer neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. A flower garden is near the sandstone building.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Speer (Denver Colo. : Neighborhood)--1950-1960.; Buildings--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.
    • [between 1951 and 1960?]
    • Building demolition

    • View of a crane with a wrecking ball near a partially demolished building at 1331 Broadway (future site of the Denver Public Library) in the Civic Center neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. Workmen load rubble into a truck nearby. Sign reads "Weicker...
    • Denver Public Library--1950-1960.; Civic Center (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Buildings--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Demolition--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Wrecking balls--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.
    • 1953 November 30
    • Building demolition

    • View of a partially demolished building at 1331 Broadway (future site of the Denver Public Library) in the Civic Center neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. A bulldozer is nearby. A sign reads: "Weicker Moving & Storage Packing & Shipping."
    • Denver Public Library--1950-1960.; Civic Center (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Buildings--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Demolition--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.
    • 1953 December 2
    • Denver Brown Palace Hotel and Mile High Center

    • A view of the Brown Palace Hotel and Mile High Center at the intersection of Tremont Place, 18th (Eighteenth) Street, and Broadway in Denver, Colorado. Businesses on the block include Shirley Savory Cafe and the United States National Bank. Shows...
    • Brown Palace Hotel (Denver, Colo.)--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Buildings--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Hoisting machinery--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Hotels--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Streets--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.
    • [between 1950 and 1960?]
    • Ernest & Cranmer Building

    • View of the Ernest & Cranmer Building at 17th (Seventeenth) and Curtis Streets in downtown Denver, Colorado. Automobiles and a pick-up truck are nearby. A woman and child stand near a man who stands in a manhole in the street.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Buildings--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.
    • [between 1950 and 1960?]
    • Tammen Bldg.

    • View of the Tammen building, 1200 block of 17th (Seventeenth) Avenue (?), Denver, Colorado. Sign reads: "New home, Colorado Costume Co."
    • Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Buildings--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.
    • [between 1950 and 1960]
    • Tammen Bldg.

    • View of the Tammen building, 1200 block of 17th (Seventeenth) Avenue (?), Denver, Colorado.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Buildings--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.
    • [between 1950 and 1960]
    • Downtown

    • Rooftop view of downtown Denver, Colorado. Buildings include the International Trust building and the U. S. Post Office. Signs read: "Furlong," "Sears," "Denham," and "Hoeckl's Stationery."
    • Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Buildings--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.
    • [1956 September 25]
    • Security Life Bldg.

    • View of the Security Life Building at 810 14th (Fourteenth) Street in downtown Denver, Colorado. Automobiles line the street. Signs read: "Regal Apartments," "Hotel O'Neill Modern Rates Reasonable," "Bar," and "Cafe."
    • Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Buildings--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Commercial streets--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.
    • 1953 July 15
    • 5 story in downtown

    • Five story commercial building probably in downtown Denver, Colorado. The shops at street level all have signs posted that they are moving to new locations. The stores include Rifle Range, Quincy Barber Shop, and The Quincy, a bar. A truck is in...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Buildings--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Commercial facilities--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.
    • [between 1950 and 1960?]
    • Funeral of Ralph L. Carr

    • Freemasons stand by a hearse bearing the coffin of ex-governor Ralph L. Carr at the Scottish Rite Masonic Colorado Consistory, in Denver, Colorado. A police honor guard and people crowd the area; letters on the car window read "Olinger."
    • Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Freemasons--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Funeral rites & ceremonies--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Masonic buildings--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Spectators--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Carr, Ralph L. (Ralph...
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    • Funeral of Ralph L. Carr

    • Freemasons escort Carr family members, at the funeral ex-governor Ralph L. Carr, at the Scottish Rite Masonic Colorado Consistory in Denver, Colorado. A police honor guard and people crowd the area; a well dressed elderly woman is in the street.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Families--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Freemasons--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Funeral rites & ceremonies--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Masonic buildings--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.;...
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    • Funeral of Ralph L. Carr

    • Freemasons help Carr family members into a limousine, at the funeral ex-governor Ralph L. Carr, at the Scottish Rite Masonic Colorado Consistory, in Denver, Colorado. A police honor guard and people crowd the area.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Families--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Freemasons--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Funeral rites & ceremonies--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Masonic buildings--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.;...
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    • Castle of Commerce

    • View of Walker Castle (Castle of Culture and Commerce) after a fire in Riverfront Park, Denver, Colorado. The stone building has an arched entryway.
    • Walker, John Brisben, 1847-1931--Homes & haunts.; Walker Castle (Denver, Colo.)--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Riverfront Park (Denver, Colo.)--1950-1960.; Fires--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Ruins--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Stone...
    • 1952 March 13
    • Funeral of Ralph L. Carr

    • Men sit at the funeral of ex-governor Ralph L. Carr in the auditorium of the Scottish Rite Masonic Colorado Consistory, in Denver, Colorado. Freemasons stand by the coffin and floral tributes.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Freemasons--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Funeral rites & ceremonies--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Interiors--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Masonic buildings--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Carr, Ralph L. (Ralph...
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    • Walker Castle fire

    • View of Walker Castle (Castle of Culture and Commerce) during a fire at Riverfront Park, Denver, Colorado. Firemen spray water on the building. Spectators stand on the 16th (Sixteenth) Street Viaduct in the distance.
    • Walker, John Brisben, 1847-1931--Homes & haunts.; Walker Castle (Denver, Colo.)--Disasters--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Riverfront Park (Denver, Colo.)--1950-1960.; Fires--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Stone...
    • 1951 November
    • Fire destroying Walker Castle

    • View of Walker Castle (Castle of Culture and Commerce) during a fire in Riverfront Park, Denver, Colorado. A destroyed portion of the building and a ladder are nearby.
    • Walker, John Brisben, 1847-1931--Homes & haunts.; Walker Castle (Denver, Colo.)--Disasters--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Riverfront Park (Denver, Colo.)--1950-1960.; Fires--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Stone...
    • 1951 November
    • Walker Castle fire

    • Firefighters put out a fire at Walker Castle (Castle of Culture and Commerce) in Riverfront Park, Denver, Colorado. A portion of the building is demolished.
    • Walker, John Brisben, 1847-1931--Homes & haunts.; Walker Castle (Denver, Colo.)--Disasters--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Riverfront Park (Denver, Colo.)--1950-1960.; Fire fighters--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Fire...
    • 1951 November
    • Walker Castle fire

    • Firefighters put out a fire at Walker Castle (Castle of Culture and Commerce) in Riverfront Park, Denver, Colorado. A ladder is against the stone building.
    • Walker, John Brisben, 1847-1931--Homes & haunts.; Walker Castle (Denver, Colo.)--Disasters--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Riverfront Park (Denver, Colo.)--1950-1960.; Fire fighting--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.;...
    • 1951 November
    • Walker Castle fire

    • Firefighters put out a fire at Walker Castle (Castle of Culture and Commerce) in Riverfront Park, Denver, Colorado. A portion of the demolished building and a ladder are nearby.
    • Walker, John Brisben, 1847-1931--Homes & haunts.; Walker Castle (Denver, Colo.)--Disasters--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Riverfront Park (Denver, Colo.)--1950-1960.; Fire fighting--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.;...
    • 1951 November
    • Walker Castle fire

    • Firefighters put out a fire at Walker Castle (Castle of Culture and Commerce) in Riverfront Park, Denver, Colorado. Women and boys stand nearby. A group of spectators stands on the 16th (Sixteenth) Street Viaduct in the distance.
    • Walker, John Brisben, 1847-1931--Homes & haunts.; Walker Castle (Denver, Colo.)--Disasters--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Riverfront Park (Denver, Colo.)--1950-1960.; Fire fighting--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.;...
    • [1951 November]
    • 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]
    • Walker Castle fire

    • Firefighters put out a fire at Walker Castle (Castle of Culture and Commerce) in Riverfront Park, Denver, Colorado. A group of boys stands nearby.
    • Walker, John Brisben, 1847-1931--Homes & haunts.; Walker Castle (Denver, Colo.)--Disasters--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Riverfront Park (Denver, Colo.)--1950-1960.; Fire fighting--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.;...
    • 1951 November
    • Destroyed by fire

    • Firefighters put out a fire at Walker Castle (Castle of Culture and Commerce) in Riverfront Park, Denver, Colorado. They spray water on a demolished section of the building.
    • Walker, John Brisben, 1847-1931--Homes & haunts.; Walker Castle (Denver, Colo.)--Disasters--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Riverfront Park (Denver, Colo.)--1950-1960.; Fire fighters--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Fire...
    • 1951 November
    • Walker Castle fire

    • Firefighters put out a fire at Walker Castle (Castle of Culture and Commerce) in Riverfront Park, Denver, Colorado. A group of spectators stands nearby on the 16th (Sixteenth) Street Viaduct.
    • Walker, John Brisben, 1847-1931--Homes & haunts.; Walker Castle (Denver, Colo.)--Disasters--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Riverfront Park (Denver, Colo.)--1950-1960.; Fire fighting--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.;...
    • 1951 November
    • Castle of Commerce

    • View of the partially demolished Walker Castle (Castle of Culture and Commerce) in Riverfront Park, Denver, Colorado. A portion of the stone castle that includes the round turret is near the 16th (Sixteenth) Street Viaduct.
    • Walker, John Brisben, 1847-1931--Homes & haunts.; Walker Castle (Denver, Colo.)--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Riverfront Park (Denver, Colo.)--1950-1960.; Fires--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Ruins--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Stone...
    • 1952 March 14
    • Funeral of Ralph L. Carr

    • Pallbearers carry the flower draped coffin of Ralph L. Carr from the Scottish Rite Masonic Colorado Consistory, in Denver, Colorado. A police honor guard salutes, people crowd the area.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Funeral rites & ceremonies--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Masonic buildings--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Spectators--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Carr, Ralph L. (Ralph Lawrence), 1887-1950--Death & burial.
    •  
    • Walker Castle

    • View of Walker Castle after a fire in Riverfront Park, Denver, Colorado. The stone castle has a round turret and battlements. Charred rubble is near the walls.
    • Walker, John Brisben, 1847-1931--Homes & haunts.; Walker Castle (Denver, Colo.)--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Riverfront Park (Denver, Colo.)--1950-1960.; Fires--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Ruins--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Stone...
    • 1952 March 13
    • Colorado and Southern, roundhouse

    • View of the abandoned Colorado and Southern Railway roundhouse and turntable in Denver, Colorado. Shows the rail yard and tracks near the brick and wood building. Two signs read "derail".
    • Colorado and Southern Railway--Buildings--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Abandoned buildings--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Railroad roundhouses--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.
    • 1957
    • Haunted House N. Washington

    • View of the John B. Hindry home at 5500 North Washington Street in Denver, Colorado; shows a house with quoins and a bay window.
    • Hindry, John B.--Homes & haunts.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Abandoned buildings--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Houses--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.
    • [between 1950 and 1960?]
    • Denver Club 17th & Glenarm

    • View of the abandoned Denver Club at 17th (Seventeenth) Street and Glenarm Place in downtown Denver, Colorado. The rusticated stone building has arched windows. A covered wooden walkway is nearby. A sign reads: "Bus Depot."
    • Denver Club (Denver, Colo.)--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Abandoned buildings--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Clubs--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.
    • 1953 May 15
    • Denver City Tramway Company powerhouse

    • View of the Denver City Tramway Company powerhouse at 14th (Fourteenth) and Platte Streets in the Union Station neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. The brick building has arched windows and is surrounded by a chain-link fence.
    • Denver Tramway Corporation (Denver, Colo.)--Buildings--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Union Station (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)--1950-1960.; Abandoned buildings--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.
    • [between 1950 and 1960?]
    • O'Meara Building razed

    • View of the O'Meara Ford building at 1353 Broadway in Denver, Colorado. Signs read: "For a Money Saving Deal Come in Now We're Moving Oct 22nd O'Meara's Ford," and "The Flying Dutchman Television."
    • O'Meara Ford (Denver, Colo.)--Buildings--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Abandoned buildings--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.
    • [1953?]
    • Walker Castle

    • View of Walker Castle (Castle of Culture and Commerce) in Riverfront Park, Denver, Colorado. The stone castle has a round turret and battlements.
    • Walker, John Brisben, 1847-1931--Homes & haunts.; Walker Castle (Denver, Colo.)--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Riverfront Park (Denver, Colo.)--1950-1960.; Stone buildings--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.
    • 1948
    • Delmonico of the West

    • View of Chapriot's Hotel Restaurant at 386 Larimer Street in Denver, Colorado. The building is prepared to be demolished.
    • Chapriot's Hotel Restaurant (Denver, Colo.)--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Abandoned buildings--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Hotels--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.
    • 1954
    • Denver Club to be demolished

    • View of the Denver Club at 17th (Seventeenth) and Glenarm Streets in Denver, Colorado. A sign on a nearby building reads: "Hotel Kenark."
    • Denver Club (Denver, Colo.)--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Abandoned buildings--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Streets--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.
    • 1953 February 1
    • Walker Castle

    • View of Walker Castle (Castle of Culture and Commerce) in Riverfront Park, Denver, Colorado. The stone castle has a round turret and battlements.
    • Walker, John Brisben, 1847-1931--Homes & haunts.; Walker Castle (Denver, Colo.)--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Riverfront Park (Denver, Colo.)--1950-1960.; Stone buildings--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.
    • 1948
    • Vest airport being abandoned

    • View of abandoned buildings and hangars at the Vest Aircraft Company's airport at 46th (Forty-sixth) and Avenue and Colorado Boulevard in Denver, Colorado.
    • Vest Aircraft Company (Denver, Colo.)--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Abandoned buildings--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Airplane industry--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Hangars--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.
    • [1953]
    • Castle of Commerce

    • View of Walker Castle (Castle of Culture and Commerce) in Riverfront Park, Denver, Colorado. The partially demolished stone castle has a turret and battlements. A handwritten sign reads: "Danger Keep Out."
    • Walker, John Brisben, 1847-1931--Homes & haunts.; Walker Castle (Denver, Colo.)--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Riverfront Park (Denver, Colo.)--1950-1960.; Stone buildings--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.
    • 1952 March 13
    • Houses to be razed on 46th

    • View of houses to be demolished at 46th (Forty-sixth) Avenue and Pearl Street in the Globeville neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. A vacant lot is across the street.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Globeville (Denver, Colo.)--1950-1960.; Abandoned buildings--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Houses--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.
    • 1953 August
    • Redding-Miller Office Building 104 Fillmore Street

    • View of the Redding-Miller Office Building at 104 Fillmore Street in the Cherry Creek neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. Automobiles are parked nearby.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Office buildings--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.
    • 1955
    • Robertson Building office bldg. 158 Fillmore Street

    • View of the Robertson Building at 104 Fillmore Street in the Cherry Creek neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. Automobiles are parked nearby. A sign reads: "Investors Diversified Services."
    • Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Office buildings--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.
    • 1957
    • Mile High Center

    • View of the newly completed Mile High Center building at Seventeenth (17th) and Broadway Streets, Denver, Colorado.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Office buildings--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Skyscrapers--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.
    • [between 1950 and 1960]
    • Terrace apartment 13th Street torn down for parking lot

    • View of an abandoned apartment building on 13th (Thirteenth) Avenue in Denver, Colorado. Automobiles are parked nearby. A sign on the building reads: "Wrecking Barnett Co."
    • Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Abandoned buildings--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Apartment houses--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.
    • 1955 August 30
    • Tribune Bldg.

    • View of the Tribune Building at 16th (Sixteenth) and Market Streets in downtown Denver, Colorado. Automobiles are parked near the brick building with boards in the windows.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Abandoned buildings--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.
    • 1957

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