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Empire Building, 430 Sixteenth Street, South Corner of Sixteenth Street & Glenarm Place, Denver, Denver County, CO

Empire Building, 430 Sixteenth Street, South Corner of Sixteenth Street & Glenarm Place, Denver, Denver County, CO

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Summary

Significance: Designed by Frank E. Edbrooke, the Empire Building is a significant example of the later works of one of Denver's most prominent architects, and represents early low-rise commercial construction in the downtown area. The original owners of the Empire Building Horace Bennett, Julius Myers, and Jerome Riche were Colorado pioneers and influential real estate developers in Denver.
Survey number: HABS CO-87
Building/structure dates: 1906- 1907 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: before 1940 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1957 Subsequent Work

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Contributors

Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
Edbrooke, Frank E
Bennett, Horace
Myers, Julius
Riche, Jerome
Denver Iron & Wire Works Company
Cutler Manufacturing Company
Whitacre, Roger, photographer
Simmons, R Laurie, historian
Whitacre, Christine, historian
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Location

Denver (Colo.)39.74851, -104.98440
Google Map of 39.7485114, -104.9843972
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No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html

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