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Remembering Zeckendorf Plaza

—by Gary Landeck Every time I pass by what used to be Zeckendorf Plaza, I am heartbroken all over again. Spanning the block between Court and Tremont on 15th Street, the plaza was once a remarkable example of modernist architecture. … Continue reading

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The Barnes Dance

Henry A. Barnes, Denver’s First Traffic Engineer —Compiled and Illustrated by Matt Holman* B50 note: Henry Barnes implemented Denver’s system to allow pedestrians to co-exist with vehicles; first introduced in Denver in the late 40’s, it is still in use … Continue reading

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Building the Big Blue Bear

The “Big Blue Bear”, installed on 14th street in front of the Colorado Convention Center, has become a fixture in downtown Denver. Officially titled “I See What You Mean”, Lawrence Argent’s work offers a playful perspective on public art. This … Continue reading

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