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    • 701 Race

    • Montana Fallis and Robert Willison designed this house in an eclectic style, and it was built in 1911.
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    • 1997
    • 720 Emerson

    • This house was designed by Aaron M Gove and Thomas F Walsh with a remodel in 1926 by Burnham Hoyt. It is an English Tudor style and visible is the foliated design that borders the bay window.
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    • 1997
    • 2025 E. 7th Ave.

    • This house was designed by Burnham Hoyt in an Italian Renaissance Revival Style and built in 1925. Indiana limestone surrounds the door and windows. Hoyt added an elevator to the house in 1944.
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    • 1997
    • 681 Lafayette Street

    • This house in a Neo-Jacobean style was designed by Frederick Sterner and George Williamson in 1906.
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    • 1997
    • 940 Front Range

    • This house is an example of Rustic Modernism, built in 1973.
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    • 2007
    • 3680 S Albion

    • This house is an example of Rustic Modernism, built in 1975.
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    • 2007
    • 1110 Monaco

    • This house is an example of Formalism architecture, built in 1973.
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    • 2007
    • 3435 Albion Street

    • Advertisement from John Cook, Jr.'s advertisement in The Denver Republican shows floor plan and sketch of house at 3435 Albion St.
    • Advertisements.
    • 1889
    • Alhambra

    • This house owned by Hal Sayre is a rare Colorado example of a Moorish Revival style, built in 1892. It is essentially a foursquare with Moorish detailing. The windows are framed with Ogee-inspired transom cutouts
    • Alhambra House (Denver, Colo.)
    • 1997
    • Appleman House

    • Appleman House, an example of International Modern Style. Built in 1937 and designed by Robert Max Morris.
    • Appleman House (Denver, Colo.)
    • 2007
    • Argonaut Hotel

    • Argonaut Hotel with Grant street sign in forefront. The hotel is a Classical Revival Building with the first three stories designed by T. Robert Weiger and two additional stories designed by Robert Willison and Montana Fallis. It was built over...
    • Argonaut Hotel (Denver, Colo.); North Capitol Hill (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)
    • 2007
    • Avon Masonic Apartments

    • This apartment building was designed in the Tudor style by F.W. Ireland Jr. and E.W. Parr and built by the Gruber Brothers in 1931.
    • Avon Masonic Apartments (Denver, Colo.)
    • 2004
    • Dos Chappell Bathhouse

    • The Dos Chappell Bathhouse on Smith Lake. The bathhouse was built in a Craftsman architectural style and designed by Frederick W. Ameter and James B. Hyder. It was sited to align with Marion Street Parkway, the original entrance to the park.
    • Bathhouses.; Smith Lake (Denver, Colo.); Washington Park (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)
    • undated
    • Blessed Sacrament

    • Photo of Blessed Sacrament Church built in 1934 and designed by William Andres.
    • Blessed Sacrament Church (Denver, Colo.); Park Hill (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)
    • undated
    • James H. Blood Residence

    • This Victorian style residence was built in 1891 and demolished in 1955. It was designed by Lang and Pugh. It was demolished to make way for a high-density apartment building.
    • Blood, James H.--Homes and haunts.
    • between 1885 and 1893
    • James H. Blood Residence Interior

    • The interior of this 1891 house shows the woodwork in the home. It shows a staircase, rocking chair, and fireplace are visible.
    • Blood, James H.--Homes and haunts.
    • between 1885 and 1893
    • Thompson Theater/ Bluebird Theater

    • This 1914 theater was designed by Harry W. J. Edbrooke. Visible is the pie shaped marquee with the Bluebird name and advertising Truckasauraus. This marquee dates to the 1930's. In 1987, the original movie theater closed and a rehabilitation in...
    • Bluebird Theater (Denver, Colo.)--Buildings.; Marquees.; Motion picture theaters.; City Park (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)
    • 2007
    • Washington Park Boathouse and Pavilion

    • Boathouse and Pavilion at Washington Park's Smith Lake. Designed by JJ Benedict and built in 1913.
    • Boathouses.; Smith Lake (Denver, Colo.); Washington Park (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)
    • 2007
    • Washington Park Boathouse and Pavilion

    • Architect Jules Jaques Benois Benedict designed the artistic tile details pictured. Visible are the eaves of the Boathouse and Pavilion at Washington Park. The boathouse and pavilion were built in 1913 and the architectural style is eclectic.
    • Boathouses.; Smith Lake (Denver, Colo.); Washington Park (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)
    • 2007
    • Molly Brown House

    • View of front of Molly Brown house, with lions flanking the steps.
    • Brown, James Joseph--Homes & haunts.; Brown, Margaret Tobin, 1867-1932--Homes & haunts.; Capitol Hill (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)
    • 1997
    • 4433 Montview

    • House designed by William Fisher in a French Eclectic/ Craftsman style in 1907. A carriage house is visible in the back
    • Carriage houses.
    • 1910
    • Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception

    • View of completed cathedral building. Designed by Leon Coquard, Aaron M. Gove, and Thomas F. Walsh in a French Gothic style.
    • Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception (Denver, Colo.)
    • After 1912
    • East Colfax looking west

    • View of Cathedral and State Capitol down Colfax. Cars moving in either direction and street is lined with businesses. View west from Downing Street.
    • Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception (Denver, Colo.); Colorado State Capitol (Denver, Colo.)
    • circa 1935
    • The Causey-Sterne House

    • The house pictured was built in 1913 and designed by Willis A. Marean and Albert J. Norton. It was originally owned by James Causey, then by William C. and Orian Stern. The grounds once covered a third of a block and the ornamental details found on...
    • Causey, James H.--Homes and haunts.; Washington Park (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)
    • 2007
    • Denver Children's Home

    • Visible is the Denver Children's Home built in 1902 and designed by Willis A. Marean and Albert J. Norton.
    • Childrens Home (Denver, Colo.)
    • undated
    • Church of the Ascension

    • William and Arthur Fisher designed this building after the previous was burned by a fire in 1917. Arthur Fisher was a vestryman at the church and designed it with the sanctuary on the second floor.
    • Church as Ascension (Denver, Colo.)
    • 1997
    • Clark and Gruber Mint Building

    • Photo of the Clark and Gruber Mint Building. The building served as both bank and mint. The minting function of the building was sold to the US government in 1863. In 1865 the bank moved to 1405 15th Street and received its charter as First...
    • Clark and Gruber Mint Company--Building.; Lower Downtown (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)
    • 1860
    • Constitution Hall

    • Photo of building that housed the First National Bank of Denver, sign visible in photo. Delegate's to the state's Constitutional Convention met here in anticipation of Colorado being admitted to the Union. Also visible in the photo is a sign for...
    • Constitution Hall (Denver, Colo.); Lower Downtown (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)
    • undated
    • Crowther House

    • Crowther Home and Studio is an example of Late Modernism architecture, built in 1978 and designed by Richard Crowther.
    • Crowther House (Denver, Colo.)
    • 2007
    • Denver Fire Department at Smith Lake

    • The Denver Fire Department conducts lifesaving exercises off the south shore of Smith Lake. Three men stand on dock while one man in diving suit jumps in lake. Boxes behind them are labeled No. 1 Denver Fire Dept.
    • Denver (Colo.). Fire Department.; Diving suits.; Smith Lake (Denver, Colo.); Washington Park (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)
    • circa 1940
    • Dos Chappell Bathhouse

    • Bathhouse at Washington Park built in 1911 and designed by Frederick Ameter and James Hyder.
    • Dos Chappell Boathouse (Denver, Colo.); Bathhouses.; Smith Lake (Denver, Colo.); Washington Park (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)
    • 2007
    • City Park Esplanade

    • View of East High School and the City Park Esplanade. Visible is the 1917 Sullivan Gateway designed by Leo Lentelli.
    • East High School (Denver, Colo.)
    • 2007
    • Eugene Field House

    • Originally at 307 W. Colfax, this house was Eugene Field's house was moved in 1930 to avoid demolition and existed as a branch of the Denver Public Library until 1970.
    • Field, Eugene, 1850-1895--Homes and haunts.; Washington Park (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)
    • 2007
    • Fifth Church of Christ, Scientist

    • This Italian Renaissance building was built in 1921 with an addition in 1929, and designed by Harry W. J. Edbrooke. There is a red tiled hipped roof, terra cotta-trimmed tan brick walls, and a granite foundation. Three two-story arches with paneled...
    • Fifth Church of Christ, Scientist (Denver, Colo.)
    • 2007
    • Fillmore Auditorium

    • Photo of the Fillmore Auditorium built in 1917 and designed by Edwin Moorman.
    • Fillmore Auditorium (Denver, Colo.); Auditoriums.
    • 2007
    • Fire Station No. 3

    • Denver Fire Station No. 3 built in 1931.
    • Fire Station No. 3 (Denver, Colo.); Firehouses.; Whittier (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)
    • 2004
    • Firehouse No. 15

    • This Vernacular Classical Revival building was designed by John J. Huddart, built by McGrath & Stewart over 1903-1904. It housed Engine No. 15 and Hook and Ladder No. 4. It was purchased by a family in 1988 and is currently two units.
    • Fire stations.; Denver (Colo.). Fire Department--Buildings.;
    • 2004
    • Fire Station No. 21

    • The original fire station No. 21, built in 1924 in a bungalow style.
    • Fire stations.; Denver (Colo.). Fire Department--Buildings.;
    • undated
    • Park Hill Fire Station

    • Drawing of Bungalow style fire station. In corner notations is seen by architect Edwin H. Moorman. Not all the details were fully realized in actual building.
    • Fire stations.; Park Hill (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)
    • 1912
    • Fowler House

    • This Queen Anne style house was designed by Robert S. Roeschlaub and built by Mouat Lumber in 1890. Visible in this photo are the gables decorated with half-timbering. Detailed masonry work decorates the wall surfaces in horizontal bands, a common...
    • Fowler House (Denver, Colo.)
    • 2004
    • Frederick House

    • Frederick House is an example of Expressionism architecture built in 1964 and designed by Charles Haertling.
    • Frederick House (Denver, Colo.)
    • 2007
    • Grant-Humphreys Mansion

    • This mansion in the 7th Avenue Historic District was built in 1902 and designed by Theodore D. Boal and Frederick L. Harnois. Visible are the terra cotta accents in the trim and columns of the house.
    • Grant, James B.--Homes and haunts.; Humphreys, Albert E.--Homes and haunts.; Capitol Hill (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)
    • 1997
    • Grasmere Lake

    • Aerial view of Washington Park. Visible is Grasmere Lake, in the foreground, a large meadow, and Smith Lake. The neighborhood beyond the park is also visible.
    • Grasmere Lake (Denver, Colo.); Smith Lake (Denver, Colo.); Washington Park (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)
    • circa 1930
    • Frank Hall Residence

    • This Victorian style house was built in 1896 for Gen. Frank Hall. Frank Hall's wife, Susan Matthews, was the niece of Schuyler Colfax. Frank Hall held a number of significant posts over the years including acting as the secretary of the Butterfield...
    • Hall, Frank, 1836-1917--Homes and haunts.
    • circa 1900
    • Hatch House

    • Hatch House, an example of Usonion style. Built in 1955 and designed by William Muchow.
    • Hatch House (Denver, Colo.)
    • 2007
    • Crawford Hill

    • View of entrance of the Crawford Hill Mansion, built in 1906 and designed by Theodore Boal and Frederick Harnois.
    • Hill, Crawford, 1862-1922--Homes and haunts.; Capitol Hill (Denver, Colo : Neighborhood)
    • 1997
    • 1750 Forest Street Parkway

    • Merrill and Burnham Hoyt designed this Tudor Revival style house, built in 1928. It was built for poet Jamie Sexton Holme and her husband, Peter. The V-shaped plan provides one wing for entertaining and one wing for family.
    • Holme, Jamie Sexton--Homes and haunts.
    • undated
    • 1452 Detroit

    • This gray stone Victorian in the Romanesque Revival style was constructed of rusticated rhyolite from the Castle Rock area. It is believed to be designed by the famed architect, William Lang, designer of the Molly Brown House and Castle Marne. It...
    • Houses--Denver--Colorado.
    • 2004
    • 1215 Detroit Street

    • This is a Grand Denver Square built circa 1908. There is a large rounded entrance with arched windows covered with ornate grillwork and topped with a balcony. The other windows are adorned with limestone keystone pieces. This house has a...
    • Houses--Denver--Colorado.
    • 2004
    • The Peet-MacFarland House

    • The house pictured was designed by Jules J.B. Benedict in a Tudor style and built in 1915. There are half-timbered gables, columns and a two-story bay.
    • Houses--Denver--Colorado.
    • 2007

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