Denver in Denver County, Colorado — The American Mountains (Southwest)
"The Bank that Looks Like a Bank"
Wall Street of the Rockies
Seventeenth Street Denver, Colorado
In 1915, this was the Colorado National Banks slogan.
Designed by W.E. and A.A. Fischer, the buildings bronze vault and door weighs 73,000 lbs with supports walls three-and-a-half inches thick. Inside the vaults, the doors alone weigh 62,000 lbs. or twice the weight of the complete vault and safe of 1874.
Erected by Walk of Fame International. (Marker Number 9w.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Architecture • Industry & Commerce • Notable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the Colorado, Denver, Wall Street of the Rockies series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1915.
Location. 39° 44.863′ N, 104° 59.592′ W. Marker is in Denver, Colorado, in Denver County. Marker can be reached from 17th Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 700 17th Street, 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. Bonfils (within shouting distance of this marker); Take Your Pick (within shouting distance of this marker); Out with the Old...Four Corners (within shouting distance of this marker); Don't Panic (within shouting distance of this marker); National Woman Suffrage Movement (within shouting distance of this marker); Solid Investment (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Rails and Mountains (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Denver.
Also see . . . Colorado National Bank. Denver History Tours Blog entry (Submitted on December 17, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
Credits. This page was last revised on December 17, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 18, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 215 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on June 18, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.