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Architecture of Colorado

29 May 2010

1936 – First Baptist Church, Denver

Architect: G. Meredith Musick The present building was constructed in 1934 through 1936 and has been recognized as a Denver Historic Landmark. Designed in a Colonial New England version of a Georgian church,...

29 May 2010

1932 – City and County Building, Denver

Designed in a Beaux-Arts Neoclassical style, the facade features two curved wings with engaged Ionic columns, a rusticated base of Cotopaxi granite, and a carillon clock tower topped with a golden eagle. A...

29 May 2010

1921 – Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Denver

Architect: Leon Coquard The cathedral’s architect was Leon Coquard of Detroit, who designed the cathedral in a French Gothic style. The architecture share many similarities with the 13th century Saint Nicholas Collegiate church...

29 May 2010

1990 – Denver Public Library, Colorado

Architect: Michael Graves The Central Library, designed by architect Michael Graves, receives more than one million visitors per year. The original library opened in 1956, and the new addition opened in 1995 as...

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...

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