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Photographing Denver 1984–1992

—by Kim Allen Back in the 80’s and 90’s I photographed some of Denver’s architecture. This period was the transition of some of Denver’s past architectural heritage and merging of contemporary designs. I had to document some of these buildings … Continue reading

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Remember City Spirit? I do.

— by Tracy Weil, weilworks.com In 1988 I graduated from Fort Lewis College in Durango and headed to Denver to try and find a job in the “big city.” Not really ready to start working a regular day job, I … Continue reading

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Under the Viaducts

The viaducts were designed to carry automobile traffic over the railroads, Platte River and flood plain. Ten viaducts spanned the Platte Valley from 6th Avenue to the Brighton Street Viaduct.. Eventually the viaducts deteriorated and were replaced with ground level … Continue reading

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Feed The Kids

The Two Significant Guys encourage the feeding of kids while speaking of the importance of family values. They also eat mexican food and report on the implosion of buildings, including the Truckers Terminal and Montgomery Wards. Recorded in Denver in … Continue reading

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Trucker’s Terminal Implosion, Part 2

Walking past old buildings in Denver I hear whispered voices speaking all at once; trading cattle and dust, mourning lost babes and loves, planning a future for the irreverent, energetic young Denver. Beside the voices ghost doors bang and creak. … Continue reading

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