Historically Denver Knows Luxury We Do Too

Dated: 09/16/2016

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“Every Night and every Morn
Some to Misery are born.
Every Morn and every Night
Some are born to Sweet Delight,
Some are born to Endless Night. ”

William Blake

Explore days of elegance and classic style in this photo collection of Luxury Homes from Denver's wealthy past. 

Hover over each photo to see dates and location.

Sun room, Crawford Hill house [between 1910 and 1920]

Claude Kedzie Boettcher residence [between 1950 and 1970?]

Henry Viley Johnson residence [between 1890 and 1900?]

Spanish patio - Denver residence (may be Evans house) 1940

Judge Benedict's house on 1200 Pennsylvania - the library 1899

Lawrence Cowle Phipps residence 1949

C.A. Finding residence [between 1890 and 1900?]

The great drawing room is called by experts one of the finest examples of Elizabethan interior architecture in U. S. 1948

Denver residences, interior [between 1910 and 1920?]

Interior view of Trinidad Country Club, Trinidad, Colorado [between 1921 and 1925?]

Palm Room - 60 ft wide & 70 ft long 1948

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Moffat home 1960

All photos are graciously shared from the Denver Public Library's Luxury Interiors of the West Digital Collection. Visit here and browse by topic. Click: https://history.denverlibrary.org/browse-galleries 

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