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    • Keystone Hotel in Castle Rock

    • Photograph of a group of people in front of the Keystone Hotel in Castle Rock, Colorado. The 1901 two-story commercial building, along with its 1910 addition, served as a social hub of the community. For many years it was the only hotel in town,...
    • Hotels--Colorado--Castle Rock--1990-2000.; Keystone Hotel (Castle Rock, Colo.).; Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Castle Rock.; Historic buildings--Colorado--Castle Rock.; Architecture--Colorado--Castle Rock--History.
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    • Milo A Smith House

    • Exterior photograph of the decorative molding around the gable on the Milo A Smith house located in Denver, Colorado. Built in 1890 by Milo A. Smith, an early developer of Denver subdivisions and street car lines, the residence exhibits an...
    • Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.; Historic buildings--Colorado--Denver.; Architecture--Colorado--Denver--History.
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    • House, Old Highlands Business District

    • Exterior photograph of a house in the Old Highlands Historic Business District, located in Denver, Colorado. The Old Highland Business District is comprised of six late 19th century commercial buildings, all that is left of a once thriving...
    • Old Highlands Business Historic District (Denver, Colo.); Old Highlands Business Historic District (Denver, Colo.)--Pictorial works.; Highland (Denver, Colo.); Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.; Historic...
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    • Curtis Park Historic District

    • Street view of the Curtis Park Historic District located in Denver, Colorado. The buildings in the district reflect a wide diversity of styles and levels of sophistication in their design. While some wood frame examples survive, most are...
    • Curtis Park (Denver, Colo.); Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.; Historic buildings--Colorado--Denver.; Architecture--Colorado--Denver--History.
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    • Old Highlands Business District

    • Street view of the Old Highlands Business District, located in Denver, Colorado. The Old Highland Business District is comprised of six late 19th century commercial buildings, all that is left of a once thriving business area. Although the...
    • Old Highlands Business Historic District (Denver, Colo.); Old Highlands Business Historic District (Denver, Colo.)--Pictorial works.; Commercial streets.; Commercial facilities.; Highland (Denver, Colo.); Historic Buildings.; Historic...
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    • Ruth Memorial Methodist Episcopal Church

    • Exterior photograph of the side of the Ruth Memorial Methodist Episcopal Church in Parker, Colorado. A variant of the Gothic Revival style, the 1913 clapboard church is an example of the type of building that was constructed by early pioneers for...
    • Ruth Memorial Methodist Episcopal Church (Douglas County, Colo.)--1980-1990.; Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Douglas County.; Historic buildings--Colorado--Douglas County.; Architecture--Colorado--Douglas County--History.
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    • Old Highlands Business District

    • A business in the Old Highlands Business District, located in Denver, Colorado. The Old Highland Business District is comprised of six late 19th century commercial buildings, all that is left of a once thriving business area. Although the...
    • Old Highlands Business Historic District (Denver, Colo.); Old Highlands Business Historic District (Denver, Colo.)--Pictorial works.; Commercial streets.; Commercial facilities.; Highland (Denver, Colo.); Historic Buildings.; Historic...
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    • Arno Apartments

    • Exterior photograph of the Arno Apartments located in Denver, Colorado. Downtown Denver can be seen in the background. Completed in 1920, during Denver's early 20th century apartment house construction boom, this Colonial Revival style building...
    • Apartment houses--Colorado--Denver.; Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.; Historic buildings--Colorado--Denver.; Architecture--Colorado--Denver--History.
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    • Larimer Square

    • Street view of the Historic Larimer Square looking north in Denver, Colorado. The district is located where Denver's development began in 1858. The original wood buildings in the area were destroyed during the fires of 1863, and the surviving...
    • Larimer Square Historic District (Denver, Colo.) Larimer Square Historic District (Denver, Colo.)--Pictorial works.; Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.; Historic buildings--Colorado--Denver.;...
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    • Arno Apartments

    • Exterior photograph of the Arno Apartments located in Denver, Colorado. Completed in 1920, during Denver's early 20th century apartment house construction boom, this Colonial Revival style building was designed by Leo Andrew Des Jardins.
    • Apartment houses--Colorado--Denver.; Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.; Historic buildings--Colorado--Denver.; Architecture--Colorado--Denver--History.
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    • Arno Apartments

    • Exterior photograph of the Arno Apartments located in Denver, Colorado. Completed in 1920, during Denver's early 20th century apartment house construction boom, this Colonial Revival style building was designed by Leo Andrew Des Jardins.
    • Apartment houses--Colorado--Denver.; Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.; Historic buildings--Colorado--Denver.; Architecture--Colorado--Denver--History.
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    • Hotel Boulderado

    • Exterior photograph of the Hotel Boulderado, located in Boulder, Colorado. The Hotel Boulderado was the culmination of the Boulder community's efforts to fund the construction of a major downtown hotel. William Redding & Son designed the 1907...
    • Hotel Boulderado (Boulder, Colo.).; Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Boulder.; Historic buildings--Colorado--Boulder.; Architecture--Colorado--Boulder--History.
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    • Larimer Square

    • Street view of the Historic Larimer Square in Denver, Colorado. The district is located where Denver's development began in 1858. The original wood buildings in the area were destroyed during the fires of 1863, and the surviving second generation...
    • Larimer Square Historic District (Denver, Colo.) Larimer Square Historic District (Denver, Colo.)--Pictorial works.; Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.; Historic buildings--Colorado--Denver.;...
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    • Central Presbyterian Church

    • Exterior photograph of Central Presbyterian Church located in Denver, Colorado. The 1892 Romanesque Revival style church was designed by Denver architects Frank Edbrooke and Willis Marean. The red sandstone building is spare and simple with the...
    • Central Presbyterian (Church Denver, Colo).--1890-1900.; Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.; Historic buildings--Colorado--Denver.; Architecture--Colorado--Denver--History.
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    • Milo A Smith House

    • Exterior photograph of the Milo A Smith house located in Denver, Colorado. Built in 1890 by Milo A. Smith, an early developer of Denver subdivisions and street car lines, the residence exhibits an interesting mix of architectural detailing,...
    • Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.; Historic buildings--Colorado--Denver.; Architecture--Colorado--Denver--History.
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    • Larimer Square

    • Street view of the Historic Larimer Square in Denver, Colorado. The district is located where Denver's development began in 1858. The original wood buildings in the area were destroyed during the fires of 1863, and the surviving second generation...
    • Larimer Square Historic District (Denver, Colo.) Larimer Square Historic District (Denver, Colo.)--Pictorial works.; Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.; Historic buildings--Colorado--Denver.;...
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    • Milo A Smith House

    • Exterior photograph of the Milo A Smith house located in Denver, Colorado. Built in 1890 by Milo A. Smith, an early developer of Denver subdivisions and street car lines, the residence exhibits an interesting mix of architectural detailing,...
    • Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.; Historic buildings--Colorado--Denver.; Architecture--Colorado--Denver--History.
    • 1890
    • Denver Tramway Company Powerhouse

    • Exterior photograph of the Denver Tramway Company Powerhouse located in Denver, Colorado. The Denver Tramway Company Powerhouse is associated with the expansion and operation of the city's electric streetcar system. The construction of the...
    • Denver Tramway Company (Denver, Colo.)--Buildings--1900-1910.; Forney Museum of Transportation--Buildings--1900-1910.; Harry H. Post Company--Buildings--1900-1910.; REI (Firm)--Buildings--1900-1910.; Highland (Denver, Colo.)--1900-1910; Galleries &...
    • 1906
    • Buchtel House, from NNW

    • Historic photograph, view of Buchtel House from NNW, "note steps and door on North side of Buchtel's Office"
    • Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.; Historic buildings--Colorado--Denver.; Architecture--Colorado--Denver--History.
    • 1907-10
    • Denver Tramway Company Powerhouse

    • Photograph looking towards the Denver Tramway Company Powerhouse with downtown Denver, Colorado in the background. The Denver Tramway Company Powerhouse is associated with the expansion and operation of the city's electric streetcar system. The...
    • Denver Tramway Company (Denver, Colo.)--Buildings--1910-1920.; Forney Museum of Transportation--Buildings--1910-1920.; Harry H. Post Company--Buildings--1910-1920.; REI (Firm)--Buildings--1910-1920.; Highland (Denver, Colo.)--1910-1920; Galleries &...
    • 1911
    • Denver Tramway Company Powerhouse

    • Exterior photograph of the Denver Tramway Company Powerhouse/Forney Historic Transportation Museum located in Denver, Colorado. The Denver Tramway Company Powerhouse is associated with the expansion and operation of the city's electric streetcar...
    • Denver Tramway Company (Denver, Colo.)--Buildings--1900-1910.; Forney Museum of Transportation--Buildings--1900-1910.; Harry H. Post Company--Buildings--1900-1910.; REI (Firm)--Buildings--1900-1910.; Highland (Denver, Colo.)--1900-1910; Galleries &...
    • 1911
    • Denver Tramway Company Powerhouse original generator room

    • Interior photograph of the Denver Tramway Company Powerhouse generator room located in Denver, Colorado. The Denver Tramway Company Powerhouse is associated with the expansion and operation of the city's electric streetcar system. The construction...
    • Denver Tramway Company (Denver, Colo.)--Buildings--1900-1910.; Forney Museum of Transportation--Buildings--1900-1910.; Harry H. Post Company--Buildings--1900-1910.; REI (Firm)--Buildings--1900-1910.; Highland (Denver, Colo.)--1900-1910; Galleries &...
    • 1911
    • Dickinson Branch Library

    • Exterior photograph of the Dickinson Branch Library located in Denver, Colorado. The one-story Italian Renaissance style building, of stuccoed brick with a red tile hipped roof, is associated with the nationwide public library movement sponsored...
    • Denver Public Library. Dickinson Branch--1910-1920.; Libraries--Colorado--Denver.; Dickinson, Charles E.--Monuments.; West Colfax (Denver, Colo.) Neighborhood)--1910-1920.; Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.; Historic...
    • 1914
    • Holy Rosary Church youth

    • Photograph of a youth group in traditional European costuming in front of the Holy Rosary Church and School located in Denver, Colorado. Located in Denver's ethnically diverse Globeville neighborhood, the church and school played an important role...
    • Holy Rosary Church (Denver, Colo.)--1910-1920.; Globeville (Denver, Colo.)--1910-1920.; Catholic churches--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.; Historic buildings--Colorado--Denver.;...
    • 1919
    • Dickinson Branch Library interior

    • Photograph of the interior of Dickinson Branch Library located in Denver, Colorado. The one-story Italian Renaissance style building, of stuccoed brick with a red tile hipped roof, is associated with the nationwide public library movement...
    • Denver Public Library. Dickinson Branch--1910-1920.; Libraries--Colorado--Denver.; Dickinson, Charles E.--Monuments.; West Colfax (Denver, Colo.) Neighborhood)--1910-1920.; Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.; Historic...
    • 1919
    • Buchtel House, view from  front

    • Historic photograph of Buchtel House from the front.
    • Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.; Historic buildings--Colorado--Denver.; Architecture--Colorado--Denver--History.
    • 1920
    • Buchtel House, view from front

    • Historic photograph, view of front (West) size of Buchtel House "note small trees"
    • Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.; Historic buildings--Colorado--Denver.; Architecture--Colorado--Denver--History.
    • 1920
    • Buchtel House, from SW

    • Historic photograph of Buchtel House from SW, caption "Chancellor Buchtel's Home"
    • Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.; Historic buildings--Colorado--Denver.; Architecture--Colorado--Denver--History.
    • 1920
    • McPhee & McGinnity Paint Factory Building, exterior

    • Faint black and white newsprint photo of exterior of McPhee & McGinnity Paint Factory building
    • Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.; Historic buildings--Colorado--Denver.; Architecture--Colorado--Denver--History.; Business enterprises--Colorado --History--19th century.
    • 1923
    • Denver Tramway Company Powerhouse new generator room

    • Interior photograph of the new generator room located in the Denver Tramway Company Powerhouse in Denver, Colorado. The Denver Tramway Company Powerhouse is associated with the expansion and operation of the city's electric streetcar system. The...
    • Denver Tramway Company (Denver, Colo.)--Buildings--1920-1930.; Forney Museum of Transportation--Buildings--1920-1930.; Harry H. Post Company--Buildings--1920-1930.; REI (Firm)--Buildings--1920-1930.; Highland (Denver, Colo.)--1920-1930.; Galleries...
    • 1927
    • New Terrace Historic Building Application

    • Application for National Register of Historic Places designation for the New Terrace row houses (Denver, Colo.). Includes forms, narrative, maps and photographs.
    • Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.; Historic buildings--Colorado--Denver.; Architecture--Colorado--Denver--History.; Apartment houses--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1931
    • Holy Rosary Church clergy and congregation

    • Photograph of the clergy and members of the congregation of the Holy Rosary Church and School located in Denver, Colorado. Located in Denver's ethnically diverse Globeville neighborhood, the church and school played an important role in the social...
    • Holy Rosary Church (Denver, Colo.)--1930-1940.; Globeville (Denver, Colo.)--1930-1940.; Catholic churches--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.; Historic buildings--Colorado--Denver.;...
    • 1936
    • Stanley Arms

    • Exterior photograph of the Stanley Arms Apartments located in Denver, Colorado. After retiring in 1938 from a distinguished career as a medical researcher at Johns Hopkins University, Dr. Florence Rena Sabin returned to Denver and established her...
    • Stanley Arms Apartments (Denver, Colo.)--1930-1940.; Apartment houses--Colorado--Denver; Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.; Historic buildings--Colorado--Denver.; Architecture--Colorado--Denver--History.
    • 1937
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Dining Car

    • The 1910 Dining Car, extensively rebuilt in 1936, provided dining and lounge car service throughout the Rio Grande system from 1910 until its retirement in 1961. The success of the redesign and operation of the car is borne out by its nearly three...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--1930-1940.; Railroad dining cars--1930-1940.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1938 April 4
    • Aerial view of Fitzsimons General Hospital Main Hospital Building

    • Aerial photograph of the Fitzsimons General Hospital's Main building located in Aurora, Colorado. Built as a federally funded public works project during the 1930s, the Main Hospital Building (Building 500), at Fitzsimons General Hospital opened...
    • Fitzsimons Army Medical Center--1990-2000.; Hospitals--Colorado--Aurora--1990-2000.; Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Aurora.; Historic buildings--Colorado--Aurora.; Architecture--Colorado--Aurora--History.
    • 1941
    • Denver Medical Depot

    • Photograph of the exterior of the Denver Medical Depot located in Denver, Colorado. The 1942 Denver Medical Depot began operations as a U.S. Army storage and distribution center for medical equipment and supplies necessary for the war effort....
    • Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.; Historic buildings--Colorado--Denver.; Architecture--Colorado--Denver--History.
    • 1942
    • Overland Cotton Mill

    • Exterior photograph of the Overland Cotton Mill building, after a fire, located in Denver, Colorado. The 1891 Overland Cotton Mill was Colorado's only successful cotton mill. At its peak, the mill's annual production reached 12 million yards of...
    • Overland Cotton Mill (Denver, Colo.)--1940-1950.; Cotton mills--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Ruby Hill (Denver, Colo.) Neighborhood)--1940-1950.; Marian-Wilkes Sheep Company (Denver, Colo.) Historic Buildings.; Historic...
    • 1943 January 15
    • Overland Cotton Mill

    • Exterior photograph of the Overland Cotton Mill building, after a fire, located in Denver, Colorado. The 1891 Overland Cotton Mill was Colorado's only successful cotton mill. At its peak, the mill's annual production reached 12 million yards of...
    • Overland Cotton Mill (Denver, Colo.)--1940-1950.; Cotton mills--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Ruby Hill (Denver, Colo.) Neighborhood)--1940-1950.; Marian-Wilkes Sheep Company (Denver, Colo.) Historic Buildings.; Historic...
    • 1943 January 15
    • Denver Tramway Company Powerhouse

    • Exterior photograph of the Denver Tramway Company Powerhouse/Forney Historic Transportation Museum located in Denver, Colorado. The Denver Tramway Company Powerhouse is associated with the expansion and operation of the city's electric streetcar...
    • Denver Tramway Company (Denver, Colo.)--Buildings--1940-1950.; Forney Museum of Transportation--Buildings--1940-1950.; Harry H. Post Company--Buildings--1940-1950.; REI (Firm)--Buildings--1940-1950.; Highland (Denver, Colo.)--1900-1920; Galleries &...
    • 1947
    • Denver and Intermountain Railway Interurban No. 25

    • Photograph of Denver and Intermountain Railway Interurban Car No. 25 car Interurban No. 25 operated over the interurban rail network which provided passenger service during the first half of the twentieth century between Denver and Golden. The car...
    • Denver and Intermountain Railway Company.; Denver & Interurban Railroad--1940-1950.; Electric railroads--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Electric railroads--Colorado--Golden--1940-1950.; Historic Buildings.; Historic...
    • 1948
    • Denver and Intermountain Railway Interurban No. 25

    • Photograph of Denver and Intermountain Railway Interurban Car No. 25 car Interurban No. 25 operated over the interurban rail network which provided passenger service during the first half of the twentieth century between Denver and Golden. The car...
    • Denver and Intermountain Railway Company.; Denver & Interurban Railroad--1940-1950.; Electric railroads--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Electric railroads--Colorado--Golden--1940-1950.; Historic Buildings.; Historic...
    • 1949
    • Golden Colorado Welcome Arch

    • Originally constructed in 1949, the Golden Welcome Arch spans Washington Ave. and reflects the design characteristics typically associated with such promotional structures. The arch is one of the most important and recognized features located in...
    • Golden (Colo.); Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Golden.; Historic buildings--Colorado--Golden.; Architecture--Colorado--Golden--History.
    • 1949
    • Denver and Intermountain Railway Interurban No. 25

    • Photograph of Denver and Intermountain Railway Interurban Car No. 25 car Interurban No. 25 operated over the interurban rail network which provided passenger service during the first half of the twentieth century between Denver and Golden. The car...
    • Denver and Intermountain Railway Company.; Denver & Interurban Railroad--1950-1960.; Electric railroads--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Electric railroads--Colorado--Golden--1950-1960.; Historic Buildings.; Historic...
    • 1950
    • Golden Colorado Welcome Arch

    • Originally constructed in 1949, the Golden Welcome Arch spans Washington Ave. and reflects the design characteristics typically associated with such promotional structures. The arch is one of the most important and recognized features located in...
    • Golden (Colo.); Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Golden.; Historic buildings--Colorado--Golden.; Architecture--Colorado--Golden--History.
    • 1950
    • Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad Baggage-Railway Post Office Car No. 631

    • Exterior of the Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad Baggage-Railway Post Office Car No. 631. The 1930 Baggage-Railway Post Office Car is one of the last three and sole surviving RPO car to operate on the D&RGW until the end of rail mail service...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1950
    • Denver Tramway Company Streetcar #.04 employees

    • Group photograph of the Denver Tramway Company Streetcar #.04 Interurban Loop staff in front of the streetcar. Streetcar #.04 operated for 39 years, first on the Denver & Intermountain Railroad (D&IM) and finally on the Denver Tramway Company...
    • Denver Tramway Corporation (Denver, Colo.)--1950-1960.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1950 July 2
    • Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad Baggage-Railway Post Office Car No. 631

    • Exterior of the Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad Baggage-Railway Post Office Car No. 631. The 1930 Baggage-Railway Post Office Car is one of the last three and sole surviving RPO car to operate on the D&RGW until the end of rail mail service...
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1950 June
    • Golden Colorado Welcome Arch

    • Originally constructed in 1949, the Golden Welcome Arch spans Washington Ave. and reflects the design characteristics typically associated with such promotional structures. The arch is one of the most important and recognized features located in...
    • Golden (Colo.); Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Golden.; Historic buildings--Colorado--Golden.; Architecture--Colorado--Golden--History.
    • 1953
    • Denver and Intermountain Railway Interurban No. 25

    • Interurban No. 25 operated over the interurban rail network which provided passenger service during the first half of the twentieth century between Denver and Golden. The car ran on Route 84 of the system from 1911 until the end of service in 1950....
    • Denver and Intermountain Railway Company.; Denver & Interurban Railroad--1950-1960.; Electric railroads--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.; Electric railroads--Colorado--Golden--1950-1960.; Historic Buildings.; Historic...
    • 1954

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