Denver in Denver County, Colorado — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Wall Street of the Rockies
The four corners of 17th and Champa Streets are occupied by the Boston Building (1890), the Colorado National Bank (1915), the Railway Exchange (Title) Building (1937), and the Ideal Cement (Colorado Federal) Building (1907). All were built of Colorado Yule marble, red sandstone and travertine.
At one time, this intersection was considered the heart of Denver's Business District.
Seventeenth Street Denver, Colorado
(Marker Number 17.)
Location. 39° 44.837′ N, 104° 59.563′ W. Marker is in Denver, Colorado, in Denver County. Marker is at the intersection of Champa Street and Seventeenth Street, on the right when traveling north on Champa Street. Touch for map. Located on the southeast corner (the corner with the red sandstone building). All the other buildings are white/buff colored stone. Marker is in this post office area: Denver CO 80202, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Silas S. Soule (approx. ¼ mile away); Mint Robbery (approx. ¼ mile away); Let the Buyer Beware (was approx. ¼ mile away but has been reported missing. ); The City Beautiful Larimer Street (approx. 0.3 miles away); Clark and Gruber Mint (was approx. 0.4 miles away but has been reported missing. ); St. Elmo Hotel (approx. 0.4 miles away); Denver's Old City Hall (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Denver.
Regarding Wall Street of the Rockies. Rich in history from fortune seekers during the 1850 gold rush, Denver is a city known for it's picturesque Rocky Mountains, excellent educational systems, financial hub, skiing, and a relaxed outdoor lifestyle.
Strategically located near the middle of the United States, business leaders in Denver can communicate with the Munich and Tokyo banking centers, via satellite, on the same business day. Known as the "Wall Street of the Rockies", Denver boasts diverse and thriving financial and business markets.
Categories. • 20th Century • Industry & Commerce • Notable Buildings •
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