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    • 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
    • Swallow Residence

    • This Victorian style house with a carriage house was built in 1892 and designed by Marshall Rogers Pugh. It was owned by George Ranson Swallow and he resided there until 1937. The house has been remodeled and is divided into condominiums.
    • Swallow, George Ranson--Homes and haunts.
    • 2004
    • St. Ignatius Loyola Catholic Church

    • This Gothic Revival church was built in 1923 and designed by Frank W. Frewen Jr. and Frederick J. Mountjoy. Visible in this photo is the front of the church. The church was recently listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
    • St. Ignatius Loyola Catholic Church (Denver, Colo.); Whittier (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)
    • 2004
    • Kassler Residence

    • This is a Denver Square built by Wheeler & Hall in 1891. There is an off center porch, and the roof of the porch displays Craftman influences. It was owned by Maria T. and George W. Kassler. George Kassler was a business partner of David H. Moffat...
    • Kassler, George W.--Homes and haunts.; Kassler, Maria T.--Homes and haunts.
    • 2004
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • Albert Sechrist House

    • Henry C. Babcock developed this house and its neighbors. This house is designed in Queen Anne style by Robert G. Balcomb and Eugene R. Rice and built by Maider and Son in 1891. Visible is the front porch pediment decorated with floral swags and...
    • Sechrist, Albert--Homes and haunts.
    • 2004
    • 2707 Humboldt Street

    • This house was designed by John James Huddart in a Queen Anne style and built in 1890. The house has a owner on the south side. Legend stuffiest that there was a tunnel running under Humboldt Street that accessed a dairy barn and used for hiding...
    • Houses--Denver--Colorado.
    • 2004
    • McBird House

    • Architect Matthew John McBird designed and resided in this Second Empire style house which was built in 1879 by Fleming Brothers. This style was popular between 1860 and 1880 and sometimes referred to as the General Grant style.
    • McBird, Matthew John--Homes and haunts.
    • 2004
    • 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
    • Charles M. Kittredge Residence

    • Charles M Kittredge residence designed by Lang and Pugh. Shows turret, balcony, and porch.
    • Kittredge, Charles Marble, 1858-1940--Homes and haunts.
    • undated
    • Streetcar

    • Streetcar labeled Colfax, approaching Marion. Man on bike and horse drawn carriage in background.
    • Trolley cars.
    • undated
    • 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
    • Utopia Flats

    • Eugene R. Rice designed this three-story building as a luxury apartment building in the Beaux Arts style. It was built in 1902. In 1935, Walter H. Simon designed alterations to create retail spaces in the first floor and offices and apartments in...
    • Utopia Flats Apartments (Denver, Colo.)
    • 2007
    • White Spot Restaurant

    • This building was built in 1967 and designed by Armet and Davis of Los Angeles in a Googie style. This was a White Spot coffee shop, one of a chain that closed in 2001. A Tom's Diner sign is visible in the photo, who have occupied the building...
    • White Spot Restaurant (Denver, Colo.)
    • 2007
    • Seckler Dry Cleaning and Apartment Building/ Rosenstock Books

    • This building built in 1924 is an exotic revival with a facade of white glazed brick and terra cotta. The Rosenstock Place visible in the photo is from Rosenstock Books that occupied the building from 1962 to 1975. Rosenstock was a major bookseller...
    • Seckler Dry Cleaning (Denver, Colo.); Rosenstock Books (Denver, Colo.)
    • 2007
    • Kruse Restaurant/ Pete's Kitchen

    • This Art Deco/ 20th Century building built in 1936 currently houses Pete's Kitchen. The photo shows a sign over the door as well as signs advertising the Satie Lounge further down the block. These neon signs are considered classics.
    • Pete's Kitchen (Denver, Colo.); Restaurants.; Cheesman Park (Denver, Colo.)
    • 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
    • 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
    • Wynken, Blynken, and Nod

    • Mabel Landrum Torrey's "Wynken, Blynken, and Nod" statue on stood in a Washington Park Water Fountain, placed there in 1918.
    • Statues.; Fountains.; Washington Park (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood);
    • undated
    • 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.
    •  
    • 1997
    • 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
    • 681 Lafayette Street

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

    • Sink House, an example of Late Modernism, was built in 1972 and designed by Chuck Sink
    • Sink House (Denver, Colo.)
    • 2007
    • 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
    • 701 Race

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

    • View of Lily Pond and Rock and Water Garden viewed from southwest. The Olmsted Brothers elaborated Richard Schuetse's pond design and DeBoer designed the rock and water garden. The pond was completed in 1912.
    • Smith Lake (Denver, Colo.); Washington Park (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)
    • circa 1930
    • Sheedy Mansion

    • This Queen Anne style mansion was built in 1892 and designed by E.T. Carr and William Feth. The original owner, Dennis Sheedy, spared no expense with the mansion. Brick and stonework accentuate the many windows of the mansion. Facing south from the...
    • Sheedy, Dennis, 1846-1923--Homes and haunts.; Captiol Hill (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)
    • 1997
    • 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
    • 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
    • Malo Mansion

    • This Spanish Colonial Revival style mansion was built around 1921 and designed by JJ Benedict and Harry Manning. The low-pitched clay-tile roof, balconies, stucco, and decorative ironwork are of note. Visible in the photo is the ornate door.
    • Malo House (Denver, Colo.); Captiol Hill (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)
    • 1997
    • Smith Lake

    • A woman and girl gaze across Smith Lake. A couple are in a row boat in the lake. The opposite shore is very crowded and there is a diving tower.
    • Smith Lake (Denver, Colo.); Washington Park (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)
    • circa 1920
    • Hugh Mackay House

    • This house built in 1891 by Hugh Mackay is built of rhyolite. Mackay was proud of his Scottish heritage and Scottish thistles are carved in the stone lintel above the front window.
    • Mackay, Hugh--Homes and haunts.
    • 1997
    • 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
    • Frank Milton House

    • This is a an excellent example of Prarie-style architecture. It was designed by Glen Huntington and built in 1916. It was originally clad in stucco, but now has a stone veneer.
    • Milton, Frank--Homes and haunts.
    • 1997
    • 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
    • Morey Mercantile Building

    • Photo of the Morey Mercantile Building with its second story main entrance that was originally connected to the 16th St Viaduct. It was built in 1896 and designed by Aaron Gove and Thomas F. Walsh. It is now the Tattered Cover Bookstore.
    • Morey Mercantile Company.; Lower Downtown (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)
    • 1995
    • Swimming at Smith Lake

    • Young women in bathing suits run along the shore of Smith Lake in Washington Park.
    • Swimmers.; Smith Lake (Denver, Colo.); Washington Park (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood);
    • undated
    • 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
    • Washington Park Community Church

    • Washington Park Community Church with unpaved streets. The architectural style is Classical Revival and the architects were Willis A. Marean and Albert J. Norton. The church was built from 1917 to 1919.
    • Washington Park Community Church (Denver, Colo.); Washington Park (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)
    • circa 1920
    • Studebaker Building

    • Visible in photo is stone that says ""Studebaker, A.D. 1900."" This building was designed in 1892 by George Hamburger and remodeled in 1900 by Frank Edbrooke. It housed a Studebaker showroom until 1919.
    • Studebaker Brothers Manufacturing Co.; Lower Downtown (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)
    • 1995

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