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Streetcar Stables Lofts (Denver City Railway Company)

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Denver City Railway Company
1883, Harold and Viggio Baerresen; 1892, remodeling. 1994, Urban Design Group. 1635 17th St. and 1734–1736 Wynkoop St. (NR)

On rainy days, whiffs of horse manure still haunt this brick and timber storage barn and corporate offices for the city's pioneer horse streetcar firm. But the fourth-story false front of brick exemplifies the ambitions facades of the Gilded Age. A $9 million project carried out in 1993–1994 brought retail development to the ground floor with forty-three lofts above.

Writing Credits

Thomas J. Noel

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