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Architecture of Colorado

31 May 2010

1881 – Union Station, Denver, Colorado

Architect: Gove & Walsh

15 September 2009

1884 – State Capitol, Denver, Colorado

Architect: Elijah E. Myers Designed by Elijah E. Myers, it was constructed in the 1890s from Colorado white granite, and opened for use in November 1894. The distinctive gold dome consists of real...

25 June 2010

1889 – Denver Dry Building, Denver

Architect: Frank E. Edbrooke Originally built in 1889,the store was expanded in 1898, 1906 and 1924, the Denver Dry Goods Company Building is a historic department store building. For a while, the store...

25 June 2010

1889 – Masonic Building, Denver

Architect: Frank E. Edbrooke The Masonic Building was built in 1889 and designed by Frank Edbrooke in a Romanesque style. The building was gutted by fire in 1985 leaving only its stone exterior...

25 June 2010

1891 – Kittredge Building, Denver

Architect: A. Morris Stuckert The Kittredge Building features a facade clad in native granite and rhyolite and was one of the first elevator buildings in the downtown area. Completed in 1891, the Kittredge...

24 August 2010

1892 – Browns Palace Hotel, Denver

Architect: Frank E. Edbrooke The Brown Palace Hotel is reputedly the first atrium-style hotel ever built and was named for its original owner, Henry Brown, and was designed with its odd triangular shape...

24 August 2010

1908 – Ellie Caulkins Opera House / Quigg Newton Denver Auditorium

Architect: Robert F. Willison / Semple Brown Design Originally, the building was a multi-purpose structure: it accommodated concerts, operas, theatrical shows, conventions, basketball, auto shows and even circuses. The proscenium of the original...

25 June 2010

1909 – Colorado National Bank Building, Denver

Architect: Fisher & Fisher / Hoyt & Hoyt /Rogers & Nagel The lower half of the Colorado National Bank building was built in 1915 in a neoclassical design, and extended seamlessly ten years...

29 May 2010

1910 – Former Carnegie Library, Denver

Architect: Albert R. Ross Designed by Albert R. Ross, who designed many Carnegie libraries, and the Pueblo County Courthouse in Colorado, this was the main public library in Denver until the opening of...

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