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D&F Tower and Skyline Park

Wall Street of the Rockies

 

Seventeenth Street Denver, Colorado

 
D&F Tower and Skyline Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, June 9, 2019
1. D&F Tower and Skyline Park Marker
Inscription.  The D&F Tower at the corner of 16th and Arapahoe Streets is all that remains of the Daniels & Fisher department store that stood on this block.

After its construction in 1911, the D&F Tower was for many years the tallest building in Denver. Modeled after the Campanile in St. Mark's Square in Venice, Italy, it continues to stand as a Denver landmark.

Skyline Park is a three-block long urban space built as the centerpiece of the Skyline Urban Renewal Project.
 
Erected by Walk of Fame International. (Marker Number 5w.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Wall Street of the Rockies marker series.
 
Location. 39° 44.931′ N, 104° 59.683′ W. Marker is in Denver, Colorado, in Denver County. Marker is at the intersection of 17th Street and Arapahoe Street, on the right when traveling south on 17th Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Denver CO 80202, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. All Washed Up (a few steps from this marker); Coal Miner's Daughter (within shouting distance of
D&F Tower and Skyline Park Marker is near left flower pot. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, June 9, 2019
2. D&F Tower and Skyline Park Marker is near left flower pot.
Portion of Skyline Park is at left.
this marker); Arapahoe Street (within shouting distance of this marker); Rails and Mountains (within shouting distance of this marker); Private Profits and the Public Good (within shouting distance of this marker); Cherry Creek Emigrant's Song (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); National Woman Suffrage Movement (about 400 feet away); Don't Panic (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Denver.
 
Also see . . .  Wall Street of the Rockies website on the D&F Tower and Skyline Park Marker. (Submitted on June 9, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 18, 2019. This page originally submitted on June 9, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 65 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 9, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
 
Editor’s want-list for this marker. Photo of the D&F Tower at 16th Street & Arapahoe. • Can you help?
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