Out with the Old...

Out with the Old... (HM2HX4)

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N 39° 44.885', W 104° 59.604'

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Wall Street of the Rockies

—Seventeenth Street Denver, Colorado —

The Skyline Urban Renewal Project consisted of twenty blocks between Curtis Street and Larimar Street that were demolished in the late 1960s to "remove blight" and make way for the new and modern. There is a noticeable difference in scale between the older and the newer buildings.

The resulting demolition sparked Denver's first major historic preservation efforts, as Larimar Square and the D&F Tower, escaped demolition. These efforts laid the groundwork for the creation of the Lower Downtown Historic District.
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HM NumberHM2HX4
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Placed ByWalk of Fame International
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Date Added Tuesday, June 18th, 2019 at 8:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)13S E 500565 N 4399797
Decimal Degrees39.74808333, -104.99340000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 44.885', W 104° 59.604'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 44' 53.1" N, 104° 59' 36.24" W
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