I grew up in a charming handcrafted home on 35th in the West Highlands. Built in 1922 by the owner of a local lumber yard. It seemed like every house in the neighborhood was
Circa 1910 And Denver Real Estate
"Denver’s real estate is cheaper than any city of equal importance in the World." c.1910
Boasts the billboard on the face of this early Denver post-card.
Take a peek at Denver on a Sunday morning in December.
Post-cards such as this were often circulated around the nation encouraging folks to pack up and move on out to Denver Colorado.
Over a hundred years later and not too much has changed.
I'm sure 100 years ago there were opponents to Denver's fast paced growth, just as there are today.
Especially from folks who now have to compete at a higher level just to maintain what they've spent years to establish.
Here's a little Stevie Zen for ya~
Guess who got rich during the Gold Rush?
Not the poor earth digging prospector seeking his fortune one pan of dirt and sand at a time. No, the one who prospered, undoubtedly, was the one selling the shovels, picks and pans.
Real Estate is today's Gold Rush tool.
Will you capitalize while the frenzy is on or will you let history pass you by?
Want to compete at a higher level? See what your current home is worth.
Just Click:SHOW ME THE MONEY!
As a Realtor, I want to help you grow your wealth. That is all.
(Postcard front showing Front Range and names of mountain peaks.)
Come to Denver to live, altitude one mile. Actually hundreds of thousands of well-to-do families live in the United States and Canada under unfavorable climate conditions, who would live in Denver the year around if they appreciated what a wonderful climate and beautiful city we have.
The best all the year outdoor climate in the world. Sunshine 320 days each year. No extremes of heat or cold. No floods, cyclones, earthquakes or malaria. Over 300 golfing days in the year. Four golf courses, two public.
Nearby irrigated lands $75 to $150 per acre. Dry farming lands $10 to $20 per acre. Crop yield enormous, doe to the sunshine and irrigation. 19,000,000. Acres of land in Colorado subject to homestead entry, good for farming and stock raising. Live stock raised and fattened at great profit on native grasses. Climate prevents tubercular diseases and cholera. Wonderful opportunities for dairying and poultry.
Denver’s park, boulevard and mountain park system unsurpassed by any city in the world. Numerous theaters, summer gardens, park concerts and picture entertainments are of the highest class. (No city in America twice Denver’s size is so well supplied with entertainment.)
Wonderful radium springs at Idaho Spring, near Denver, offer a surer cure for all rheumatic, gout, and uric acid troubles than any baths in the world. They are many times stronger in radium than any European springs.
Denver trade territory extends 500 miles in all directions__ to supply which we need factories, farmers and stock raisers.
Denver’s real estate is cheaper than any city of equal importance in the World. Safe 6% real estate loans in which to invest.
Population 1910___213,381. Much larger now.
Tour COLORADO, the Switzerland of America. More than 5,000 miles of excellent state highways: 400 more under construction. 20,000 miles of improved country roads; 7,000 more being developed, on the plains, in the foot-hills, through mountain parks, valleys and canons, amidst magnificent scenery.
Fine camping, hunting and hundreds of good trout streams near Denver.
Write the Chamber of Commerce for book and climate and additional information.
Write the Denver Motor Club for road maps and touring directions.
Postage One Cent___With Message Two Cents.
Don't forget to visit my Denver history page on Facebook where I cover the history of this amazing area through old photographs, guaranteed to make you smile!
Here's another from 04/01/1909
Oh how times have changed...
J Steven is a proud native Coloradoan born and raised here in Denver. His love for this city is reflected with his Denver history page on Facebook “Old Images of Denver”. Steve serving in the Colo....