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Boettcher School for Crippled Children, 1900 Downing Street, Denver, Denver County, CO

Boettcher School for Crippled Children, 1900 Downing Street, Denver, Denver County, CO



Significance: It was the first building in Colorado designed specifically for the education of the physically handicapped. It was free of barriers to the handicapped and provided programs developed to meet the special challenges of the children who attended the school. Constructed in 1940, the school was part of a national movement begun around 1920 to provide educational services for children with physical disabilities...
Survey number: HABS CO-131
Building/structure dates: 1939-1940 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: 1956 Subsequent Work



Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
Burnham, Hoyt
Whitacre, Roger, photographer
Hoeft, Kathleen, historian
Long, Gary, delineator


Denver (Colo.)39.74600, -104.97334
Google Map of 39.74600239999999, -104.9733424


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