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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...
    • Roach, Kathleen
    • 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.
    • Ooms, Frank
    • 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.
    • Ooms, Frank
    • 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...
    • Ooms, Frank
    • 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...
    • Ooms, Frank
    • 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...
    • Source unknown.
    • 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.
    • Source unknown.
    • 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.
    • Source unknown.
    • 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.
    • Ooms, Frank
    • 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...
    • Ooms, Frank
    • 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.
    • Ooms, Frank
    • 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...
    • Ooms, Frank
    • 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...
    • Ooms, Frank
    • 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...
    • Ooms, Frank
    • 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.
    • Ooms, Frank
    • 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.
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • After 1912
    • Charles M. Kittredge Residence

    • Charles M Kittredge residence designed by Lang and Pugh. Shows turret, balcony, and porch.
    • Source unknown.
    • undated
    • Streetcar

    • Streetcar labeled Colfax, approaching Marion. Man on bike and horse drawn carriage in background.
    • Source unknown.
    • 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.
    • Source unknown.
    • 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...
    • Roach, Kathleen
    • 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...
    • Roach, Kathleen
    • 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...
    • Roach, Kathleen
    • 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.
    • Roach, Kathleen
    • 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...
    • Roach, Kathleen
    • 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...
    • Roach, Kathleen
    • 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.
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • undated
    • 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.
    • Lindvall, Oscar E.
    • circa 1940
    • 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.
    • Source unknown.
    • 2007
    • 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.
    • Source unknown.
    • circa 1930
    • 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.
    • Denver Photo Company.
    • circa 1930
    • 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.
    • Source unknown.
    • circa 1920
    • 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.
    • Source unknown.
    • undated
    • Fire Station No. 21

    • The original fire station No. 21, built in 1924 in a bungalow style.
    • Source unknown.
    • undated
    • Swimming at Smith Lake

    • Young women in bathing suits run along the shore of Smith Lake in Washington Park.
    • Rhoads, Harry Mellon, 1880 or 81-1975.
    • 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.
    • Source unknown.
    • circa 1920
    • Myrtle Hill Methodist Church

    • The original building for the Myrtle Hill Methodist Church, now Washington Park Community Church.
    • Lort, Lydia Terrel.
    • undated
    • 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...
    • Source unknown.
    • 2007
    • 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.
    • Source unknown.
    • 2007
    • Lowry Field

    • Buildings and hangars for original Lowry Field. Sign over hangar read, ""This field is short, USE IT ALL.""
    • Wings Over the Rockies Museum (Denver, Colo.)
    • circa 1924
    • Spirit of St. Louis

    • Charles A. Lindbergh's ""Spirit of St. Louis"" flies above large crowd at Lowry Field.
    • Rhoads, Harry Mellon, 1880 or 81-1975.
    • 1927
    • 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.
    • Source unknown.
    • 1912
    • Italian Spy House

    • House designed by J.J. Benedict in the Italian Renaissance Style and built in 1910. The Italian consul lived n the house, and when he moved the basement was said to be loaded with radio and electronic equipment.
    • Hansen, William J.
    • undated
    • Park Railway Company

    • Sketch of 0-4-0 T Steam Locomotive for the Park Railway Company.
    • Hansen, William J.
    • circa 1888
    • 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.
    • Source unknown.
    • 1889
    • 4433 Montview

    • House designed by William Fisher in a French Eclectic/ Craftsman style in 1907. A carriage house is visible in the back
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • 1910
    • Denver Children's Home

    • Visible is the Denver Children's Home built in 1902 and designed by Willis A. Marean and Albert J. Norton.
    • Source unknown.
    • undated
    • 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.
    • Source unknown.
    • undated
    • 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.
    • Herrick, Cynthia S.
    • 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.
    • Herrick, Cynthia S.
    • 1997
    • 681 Lafayette Street

    • This house in a Neo-Jacobean style was designed by Frederick Sterner and George Williamson in 1906.
    • Herrick, Cynthia S.
    • 1997

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