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City Center Tower

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1984, Metz, Train and Youngman. 1801–1863 California St., to Stout St. between 18th and 19th sts.

Above a chocolate-colored Italian marble base, this fifty-four-story tower, which the architects likened to a craggy mountain, has a brown precast cement skin with vertical window bays that step back to profile a pair of interlocked octagons at the pinnacle. An open plaza fronts the southwest corner main entrance.

Writing Credits

Thomas J. Noel


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Thomas J. Noel, "City Center Tower", [Denver, Colorado], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

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