Architecture of Colorado
1884 – State Capitol, Denver, Colorado
Designed by Elijah E. Myers, it was constructed in the 1890s from Colorado white granite,
1889 – Denver Dry Building, Denver
Originally built in 1889,the store was expanded in 1898, 1906 and 1924, the Denver Dry Goods Company Building is a historic department store building.
1889 – Masonic Building, Denver
The Masonic Building was built in 1889 and designed by Frank Edbrooke in a Romanesque style.
1891 – Kittredge Building, Denver
The Kittredge Building features a facade clad in native granite and rhyolite and was one of the first elevator buildings in the downtown area.
1892 – Browns Palace Hotel, Denver
The Brown Palace Hotel is reputedly the first atrium-style hotel ever built and was named for its original owner,
1908 – Ellie Caulkins Opera House / Quigg Newton Denver Auditorium
Originally, the building was a multi-purpose structure: it accommodated concerts, operas,
1909 – Colorado National Bank Building, Denver
The lower half of the Colorado National Bank building was built in 1915 in a neoclassical design,
1910 – Former Carnegie Library, Denver
Designed by Albert R. Ross, who designed many Carnegie libraries, and the Pueblo County Courthouse in Colorado,
1910 – Gas & Electric Building, Denver
Brightest survivor of “City of Lights” era, with 13,000 lightbulbs that continue to illuminate the exterior at night.