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Gridlock

Wall Street of the Rockies

 

— Seventeenth Street Denver, Colorado —

 
Gridlock Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, June 9, 2019
1. Gridlock Marker
Inscription.  The five-pointed intersection at 17th and Broadway is the result of shifts in Denver’s street grid.

The grid shift created the triangular-shaped block upon which the Brown Palace Hotel is located. Here, the original grid which runs parallel to the South Platte River meets the later north-south and east-west pattern or Jeffersonian grid.
 
Erected by Walk of Fame International. (Marker Number 21w.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Wall Street of the Rockies marker series.
 
Location. 39° 44.619′ N, 104° 59.254′ W. Marker is in Denver, Colorado, in Denver County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of 17th Street and Court Place, on the right when traveling south. Located next to a small park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 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. Menu for the Brown Palace (here, next to this marker); The Birth of Denver Mass Transit (a few steps from this marker); “I’m Either a Lawyer or I’m Not. Don’t Drag Being a Woman Into It.” (within shouting distance of this marker); Those Illustrious Browns (within shouting distance of this marker); Human Rights Hero (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Help!
Gridlock Marker looking down 17th Street. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, June 9, 2019
2. Gridlock Marker looking down 17th Street.
(about 300 feet away); Top of the World (about 600 feet away); Wall Street of the Rockies (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Denver.
 
Also see . . .  Wall Street of the Rockies website about the street grid changes here. (Submitted on June 19, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
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View of part of the five-pointed intersection. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, June 9, 2019
3. View of part of the five-pointed intersection.
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on June 19, 2019. This page originally submitted on June 19, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 77 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 19, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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