Denver Downtown Heritage Building Photos

Given the gold mining wealth that flowed into Denver a century ago, the Victorian and later architecture was and still is quite impressive.

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Denver Tramway building until 1971. It became Hotel Teatro in 1990s. Denver, CO.Gas & Electric Building [aka Public Service Building then Insurance Exchange Building]. Denver, CO.Facade of Gas & Electric Building built to display 13,000 electric lights. Denver, CO.Upper story details of Gas & Electric Building with style made popular by Louis Sullivan. Denver, CO.
Denver Tramway building (1911) (9 floors) (1100 14th St.) until 1971. It became Hotel Teatro in 1990s. Denver, CO. Style: Renaissance & Chicago. Architect: William E. Fisher & Arthur A. Fisher. On National Register.Gas & Electric Building (1910) [aka Public Service Building then Insurance Exchange Building] (10 floors) (910 15th St.). Denver, CO. Style: Chicago Commercial or Sullivanesque style. Architect: Frank Edbrooke & Co.. On National Register.Facade of Gas & Electric Building built to display 13,000 electric lights. Denver, CO.Upper story details of Gas & Electric Building with style made popular by Louis Sullivan. Denver, CO.
Design details of Gas & Electric Building. Denver, CO.Bell System Telephone Building. Denver, CO.Upper stories of Bell or Mountain States Telephone & Telegraph Co building. Denver, CO.Gothic & Art Deco details of entrance of Telephone Building, a combination called Modern American Perpendicular Gothic. Denver, CO.
Design details of Gas & Electric Building. Denver, CO.Bell System Telephone Building (1929) (931 14th St.). Denver, CO. Style: Art Deco & Gothic Revival. Architect: William N. Bowman. On National Register.Upper stories of Bell or Mountain States Telephone & Telegraph Co building. Denver, CO.Gothic & Art Deco details of entrance of Telephone Building, a combination called Modern American Perpendicular Gothic. Denver, CO.
Ground stories of Bell or Mountain States Telephone & Telegraph Co building. Denver, CO.C.S. Morey Merchandise Co. Denver, CO.Daniels & Fisher Tower. Denver, CO.Cupola of Daniels & Fisher Tower. Denver, CO.
Ground stories of Bell or Mountain States Telephone & Telegraph Co building. Denver, CO.C.S. Morey Merchandise Co (1628 16th St.). Denver, CO.Daniels & Fisher Tower (1910) (99m 325ft) (20 floors) (1601 Arapahoe St. at 16th St. Mall). Denver, CO. Style: Renaissance Revival. Architect: George H. Williamson & Frederick J. Sterner. On National Register.Cupola of Daniels & Fisher Tower. Denver, CO.
Upper structure of Daniels & Fisher Tower. Denver, CO.Clock & balconies of Daniels & Fisher Tower. Denver, CO.Decorations of Daniels & Fisher Tower. Denver, CO.Portal of Daniels & Fisher Tower. Denver, CO.
Upper structure of Daniels & Fisher Tower. Denver, CO.Clock & balconies of Daniels & Fisher Tower. Denver, CO.Decorations of Daniels & Fisher Tower. Denver, CO.Portal of Daniels & Fisher Tower. Denver, CO.
Classical features of Daniels & Fisher Tower. Denver, CO.Daniels & Fisher Tower flanked by modern buildings of Arapahoe Street. Denver, CO.Tritch - Joslin Dry Goods building. Denver, CO.Tritch - Joslin Dry Goods building now Downtown Courtyard by Marriott. Denver, CO.
Classical features of Daniels & Fisher Tower. Denver, CO.Daniels & Fisher Tower flanked by modern buildings of Arapahoe Street. Denver, CO.Tritch - Joslin Dry Goods building (1887) (934 16th St. Mall). Denver, CO. Style: Prairie. On National Register.Tritch - Joslin Dry Goods building now Downtown Courtyard by Marriott. Denver, CO.
A.C. Foster then University Building. Denver, CO.Brick & stone facade of University Building. Denver, CO.Carved relief of entrance of University Building. Denver, CO.Streetscape along Champa St. with Filbeck Building , Roger & Son Mortuary later Yankee Dollar Building & Odd Fellows Hall. Denver, CO.
A.C. Foster then University Building (1911) (12 floors) (910 16th St.). Denver, CO. Architect: William E. Fisher & Arthur A. Fisher. On National Register.Brick & stone facade of University Building. Denver, CO.Carved relief of entrance of University Building. Denver, CO.Streetscape along Champa St. with Filbeck Building (1917 by John J. Huddart), Roger & Son Mortuary later Yankee Dollar Building (1907) & Odd Fellows Hall (1889 by Emmett Anthony). Denver, CO.
A.T. Lewis & Son Department Store. Denver, CO.Neusteter department store building. Denver, CO.Denver Dry Goods building. Denver, CO.Denver Dry Goods building & streetscape along California St. Denver, CO.
A.T. Lewis & Son Department Store (1891 & 1902) (800-816 16th St.). Denver, CO. Architect: Robert Roeschlaub. On National Register.Neusteter department store building (1924) (720 16th St.). Denver, CO. Style: Chicago Commercial style. Architect: William E. Fisher & Arthur A. Fisher. On National Register.Denver Dry Goods building (1889-1906) (16th & California Sts.). Denver, CO. Architect: Frank Edbrooke. On National Register.Denver Dry Goods building & streetscape along California St. Denver, CO.
Colorado Building. Denver, CO.Terra cotta Art Deco details of upper stories of Colorado Building. Denver, CO.Art Deco terra cotta mix of trees, mountains & urban lines on Colorado Building. Denver, CO.McClintock Building with terra cotta ornamentation. Denver, CO.
Colorado Building (former Hayden, Dickenson & Feldhauser building) (1891 & 1909) (16th St. Mall at California St.). Denver, CO. Style: Art Deco.Terra cotta Art Deco details of upper stories of Colorado Building. Denver, CO.Art Deco terra cotta mix of trees, mountains & urban lines on Colorado Building. Denver, CO.McClintock Building (1911) (1554 California St.) with terra cotta ornamentation. Denver, CO. Style: Gothic Revival. Architect: Robert Willison & Montana Fallis. On National Register.
Steel Department Store [aka Fontius] Building. Denver, CO.Masonic Building. Denver, CO.Red-stone facade of Masonic Building. Denver, CO.Modern features of Masonic Building added after 1985 fire. Denver, CO.
Steel Department Store [aka Fontius] Building (1923) (600 16th St.). Denver, CO. Style: Art Deco.Masonic Building (1889) (1614 Welton St. at 16th St.). Denver, CO. Style: Romanesque. Architect: Frank Edbrooke. On National Register.Red-stone facade of Masonic Building. Denver, CO.Modern features of Masonic Building added after 1985 fire. Denver, CO.
Original carved stone arch of 1889 Masonic Building. Denver, CO.Carved wolf among stone foliage of Masonic Building. Denver, CO.Kittredge Building. Denver, CO.Kittredge Building portal & granite facade. Denver, CO.
Original carved stone arch of 1889 Masonic Building. Denver, CO.Carved wolf among stone foliage of Masonic Building. Denver, CO.Kittredge Building (1891) (7 floors) (511 16th St.). Denver, CO. Style: Romanesque Revival. Architect: A. Morris Stuckert. On National Register.Kittredge Building portal & granite facade. Denver, CO.
White-glazed terra cotta ornamentation of Paramount Theater. Denver, CO.Paramount Theater. Denver, CO.Terra cotta detail of Paramount Theater. Denver, CO.Neoclassical Colorado National Bank & upper floor now part of US Bank Tower. Denver, CO.
White-glazed terra cotta ornamentation of Paramount Theater. Denver, CO.Paramount Theater (1930) (1611 Glenarm Place). Denver, CO. Style: Art Deco. Architect: Temple H. Buell. On National Register.Terra cotta detail of Paramount Theater. Denver, CO.Neoclassical Colorado National Bank (1915) (817 17th St.) & upper floor (1926) now part of US Bank Tower (1975) (26 floors) (950 17th St.). Denver, CO. Architect: William E. Fisher & Arthur A. Fisher then Minoru Yamasaki & Assoc.. On National Register.
Title Building. Denver, CO.Art Moderne Hotel Monaco & sign at 17th St. & Champa St. Denver, CO.Ideal Cement building. Denver, CO.Colorado Business Bank [aka Ideal Cement] building was first reinforced concrete tower west of Mississippi River & is faced with travertine marble. Denver, CO.
Title Building (now Hotel Monaco) (1937) (909 17th St.). Denver, CO. Style: Art Moderne. Architect: William E. Fisher & Arthur A. Fisher. On National Register.Art Moderne Hotel Monaco & sign at 17th St. & Champa St. Denver, CO.Ideal Cement (now Colorado Business Bank) building (1907) (821 17th St.). Denver, CO. Architect: Montana Fallis & J. Stein. On National Register.Colorado Business Bank [aka Ideal Cement] building was first reinforced concrete tower west of Mississippi River & is faced with travertine marble. Denver, CO.
Marble carving of buffalo on Colorado Business Bank [aka Ideal Cement] building. Denver, CO.Denver Chamber of Commerce building. Denver, CO.Facade of Denver Chamber of Commerce building with embedded electric lights. Denver, CO.Buerger Brothers Beauty Supply Company building now residential units. Denver, CO.
Marble carving of buffalo on Colorado Business Bank [aka Ideal Cement] building. Denver, CO.Denver Chamber of Commerce building (1910) (1726 Champa St.). Denver, CO. Style: Neoclassical. Architect: Marean & Norton. On National Register.Facade of Denver Chamber of Commerce building with embedded electric lights. Denver, CO.Buerger Brothers Beauty Supply Company building (1929) (1742 Champa St.) now residential units. Denver, CO. Style: Art Deco. Architect: Montana Fallis. On National Register.
Colorful terra cotta details of Buerger Brothers Beauty Supply Company building. Denver, CO.Boston Building now residential lofts. Denver, CO.Colorado red sandstone details of Boston Building. Denver, CO.Magnolia Hotel Denver. Denver, CO.
Colorful terra cotta details of Buerger Brothers Beauty Supply Company building. Denver, CO.Boston Building (1890) (828 17th St.) now residential lofts. Denver, CO. Style: Renaissance Revival & Richardsonian Romanesque. Architect: Andrews & Jacques. On National Register.Colorado red sandstone details of Boston Building. Denver, CO.Magnolia Hotel Denver (former First National then American National Banks) (1910) (13 floors) (818 17th St.). Denver, CO. Architect: Harry W. J. Edbrooke. On National Register.
Upper story carving details of former First National Bank, now Magnolia Hotel. Denver, CO.Equitable Building. Denver, CO.Facade details of Equitable Building. Denver, CO.Window carving & balcony details of Equitable Building. Denver, CO.
Upper story carving details of former First National Bank, now Magnolia Hotel. Denver, CO.Equitable Building (1892) (9 floors) (730 17th St.). Denver, CO. Style: Italian Renaissance Revival. Architect: Andrews, Jacques & Rantoul. On National Register.Facade details of Equitable Building. Denver, CO.Window carving & balcony details of Equitable Building. Denver, CO.
Ground floor entrance details of Equitable Building. Denver, CO.E-shaped facade of Equitable Building to allow more window offices. Denver, CO.Brown Palace Hotel. Denver, CO.Carved sandstone facade of Brown Palace Hotel. Denver, CO.
Ground floor entrance details of Equitable Building. Denver, CO.E-shaped facade of Equitable Building to allow more window offices. Denver, CO.Brown Palace Hotel (1892) (9 floors) (321 17th Street at Broadway). Denver, CO. Architect: Frank Edbrooke. On National Register.Carved sandstone facade of Brown Palace Hotel. Denver, CO.
Carved angel on facade of Brown Palace Hotel. Denver, CO.Atrium of Brown Palace Hotel. Denver, CO.Atrium lobby of Brown Palace Hotel. Denver, CO.Stagecoach mural in lobby of Brown Palace Hotel. Denver, CO.
Carved angel on facade of Brown Palace Hotel. Denver, CO.Atrium of Brown Palace Hotel. Denver, CO.Atrium lobby of Brown Palace Hotel. Denver, CO.Stagecoach mural in lobby of Brown Palace Hotel. Denver, CO.
1930s airport mural in lobby of Brown Palace Hotel. Denver, CO.The Navarre originally Brinker Collegiate Institute, served as a brothel & now a private art museum. Denver, CO.Statue of cowboy with saddle outside Brown Palace Hotel. Denver, CO.Trinity Methodist Church. Denver, CO.
1930s airport mural in lobby of Brown Palace Hotel. Denver, CO.The Navarre (1880) (1727 Tremont Pl.) originally Brinker Collegiate Institute, served as a brothel & now a private art museum. Denver, CO. Style: Italianate. On National Register.Statue of cowboy with saddle outside Brown Palace Hotel. Denver, CO.Trinity Methodist Church (1887) (1820 Broadway). Denver, CO. Style: Gothic Revival. Architect: Robert Roeschlaub. On National Register.
Gothic details of Trinity Methodist Church steeple. Denver, CO.Colorado State Bank Building over heritage office building at Lincoln & 16th St. Denver, CO.Wells Fargo Center over tower of Central Presbyterian Church. Denver, CO.Central Presbyterian Church. Denver, CO.
Gothic details of Trinity Methodist Church steeple. Denver, CO.Colorado State Bank Building (1972) (26 floors) (1600 Broadway) over heritage office building at Lincoln & 16th St. Denver, CO. Architect: RNL Design.Wells Fargo Center over tower of Central Presbyterian Church. Denver, CO.Central Presbyterian Church (1892) (1660 Sherman St.). Denver, CO. Style: Victorian Romanesque. Architect: Frank Edbrooke.
Stone facade of Central Presbyterian Church. Denver, CO.Sanctuary of Central Presbyterian Church. Denver, CO.Organ pipes of Central Presbyterian Church. Denver, CO.Pews of Central Presbyterian Church. Denver, CO.
Stone facade of Central Presbyterian Church. Denver, CO.Sanctuary of Central Presbyterian Church. Denver, CO.Organ pipes of Central Presbyterian Church. Denver, CO.Pews of Central Presbyterian Church. Denver, CO.
Vaulted ceiling of Central Presbyterian Church. Denver, CO.George Schleier Mansion. Denver, CO.George Schleier Mansion roofline & Wells Fargo Center. Denver, CO.Denver City Cable Railway Building. Denver, CO.
Vaulted ceiling of Central Presbyterian Church. Denver, CO.George Schleier Mansion (1887) (1665 Grant St.). Denver, CO.George Schleier Mansion roofline & Wells Fargo Center. Denver, CO.Denver City Cable Railway Building (1889) (1215 18th St.). Denver, CO. On National Register.
Brickwork arch of Denver City Cable Railway Building. Denver, CO.The Byron White U.S. Courthouse. Denver, CO.Neoclassical facade of Byron White U.S. Courthouse. Denver, CO.Pair of rams guard doors of Byron White U.S. Courthouse. Denver, CO.
Brickwork arch of Denver City Cable Railway Building. Denver, CO.The Byron White U.S. Courthouse (1910-6) (1823 Stout St.). Denver, CO. Style: Neoclassical.Neoclassical facade of Byron White U.S. Courthouse. Denver, CO.Pair of rams guard doors of Byron White U.S. Courthouse. Denver, CO.
Carved ram at entrance of Byron White U.S. Courthouse. Denver, CO.Rams & Greek columns of Byron White U.S. Courthouse. Denver, CO.Domed church at corner of Logan St. & East 14th Ave. Denver, CO.Former school building near Denver Art Museum. Denver, CO.
Carved ram at entrance of Byron White U.S. Courthouse. Denver, CO.Rams & Greek columns of Byron White U.S. Courthouse. Denver, CO.Domed church at corner of Logan St. & East 14th Ave. Denver, CO.Former school building (1904) near Denver Art Museum. Denver, CO.

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