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Wellshire Arms Highrise Tour - Developer Driven Modernism
Aug
26
1:00 PM13:00

Wellshire Arms Highrise Tour - Developer Driven Modernism

$10 (select 1-2pm or 3-4pm time slot)

A Guided Tour of The Wellshire Arms Residential Highrise, Including a Modern Architect’s Current Residence

Standing tall along Colorado Boulevard is the legacy project of developer Vincent Rieger. Built in 1962, the Wellshire was a visionary design that is still ahead of our time. Each unit features open floor plans, walk-in closets, floor-to-ceiling glass, and 300+ square feet of outdoor living space.

The Wellshire is a testament to the timeless principles of modern design. Take a closer look at the building and see how a modern architect lives, with a guided tour by KEPHART community:: planning :: architecture.

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Wellshire Arms Highrise Tour - Developer Driven Modernism
Aug
25
1:00 PM13:00

Wellshire Arms Highrise Tour - Developer Driven Modernism

$10 (select 1-2pm or 3-4pm time slot)

A Guided Tour of The Wellshire Arms Residential Highrise, Including a Modern Architect’s Current Residence

Standing tall along Colorado Boulevard is the legacy project of developer Vincent Rieger. Built in 1962, the Wellshire was a visionary design that is still ahead of our time. Each unit features open floor plans, walk-in closets, floor-to-ceiling glass, and 300+ square feet of outdoor living space.

The Wellshire is a testament to the timeless principles of modern design. Take a closer look at the building and see how a modern architect lives, with a guided tour by KEPHART community:: planning :: architecture.

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Lynwood Modern Home Tour + Talk
Aug
25
10:00 AM10:00

Lynwood Modern Home Tour + Talk

$10 tour, $5 talk
$12 combo ticket

An Open-House Style Tour of Multiple Modern Homes in Denver’s Lynwood Neighborhood, Preceded by a Talk About the Story of H.B. Wolff’s Lynwood and Krisana Park Neighborhoods

About the Tour

Homes will be open 10am-1pm. The tour will include several Lynwood Homes, built by developer H.B. Wolff and designed by Denver architect Frenchie Gratts, built as a sequel to Denver’s mid-century modern Krisana Park Neighborhood.

Check-in location for the tour to be announced.

About the Talk

Enhance your tour experience . . . Historian Atom Stevens will be giving a special talk preceding the tour from 9-10am diving into detail about the history of H.B. Wolff’s “3-D Contemporary,” its immense success in Denver’s Krisana Park Neighborhood, and the changes that were made for Lynwood.

The talk will take place at 9-10am at:
Virginia Village Public Library
1500 S Dahlia St
Denver, CO 80222

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 Deza Estates Modern Home Tour + Talk
Aug
19
2:00 PM14:00

Deza Estates Modern Home Tour + Talk

  • 1160 West 99th Avenue Northglenn, CO, 80260 United States (map)
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$10 tour, $5 talk
$12 combo ticket

An Open-House Style Tour of Multiple Homes in Northglenn’s Deza Estates Neighborhood, Preceded by the Talk “Deza Estates: Past, Present, Future”

About the Tour

Homes will be open 2-5pm. The tour will include multiple modern homes in Northglenn’s Deza Estates, built by developer Art Swanson and for which the architect is a mystery!

Check-in at 1160 W 99th Ave, Northglenn, CO 80260

About the Talk

Enhance your tour experience . . . the Northglenn Historic Preservation Commission will be giving a special talk preceding the tour from 1-2pm called “Deza Estates: Past, Present, Future” diving into detail about the known history of Deza Estates, including some of the mystery surrounding the neighborhood’s development, a discussion of the renewed interest in the neighborhood today, and efforts to establish the neighborhood’s historic significance and protect its unique archecture into the future.

The talk will take place at 1-2pm at:
Northglenn Recreation Center
11801 Community Center Dr
Northglenn, CO 80233

Presented as part of Denver Modernism Week 2018 in partnership with the Northglenn Historic Preservation Commission.

Net ticket proceeds from this tour and talk will be donated to support the Northglenn Historic Preservation Commission in their efforts to protect, preserve, and enhance the cultural, social economic, political, and architectural heritage of Northglenn.

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Arapaho Hills Modern Home Tour
Aug
18
1:00 PM13:00

Arapaho Hills Modern Home Tour

$10

An Open-House Style Home Tour that is a Rare Opportunity to Experience an “Adventure in Space” in Littleton’s Arapaho Hills Historic District

Homes will be open 1-5pm. The tour will include several homes in the Arapaho Hills Historic District built by Mannon Associates (the same builder of Arapahoe Acres in Englewood) and designed by Denver architect Bruce Sutherland.

Check-in location for the tour to be announced.

Presented as part of Denver Modernism Week 2018 in partnership with the Arapaho Hills Historic District.

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Harvey Park Modern Home Tour + Talk
Aug
18
10:00 AM10:00

Harvey Park Modern Home Tour + Talk

$10 tour, $5 talk
$12 combo ticket

An Open-House Style Home Tour of Multiple Modern Homes in Denver’s Harvey Park Neighborhood, Preceded by a Talk About their Design and History

About the Tour

Homes will be open 10am-1pm. The tour will include several Cliff May Homes, prefabricated houses designed by California designer Cliff May and architect Chris Choate, and one Carey “Holiday Home,” designed by Denver architect Norton Polivnick.

Check-in location for the tour to be announced.

About the Talk

Enhance your tour experience . . . Harvey Park historian Atom Stevens will be giving a special talk proceeding the tour from 9-10am diving into detail about the history of the Cliff May Homes and Carey Holiday Homes in Harvey Park, including a discussion about the unique characteristics of the Cliff May-Chris Choate Pre-Fabricated system. Visual aids will include vintage ads and brochures, photographs, scale models, and more!

The talk will take place at 9-10am at:
Bear Valley Library
5171 W Dartmouth Ave
Denver, CO 80236

Presented as part of Denver Modernism Week 2018 in partnership with the Harvey Park Community Organization.

Net ticket proceeds from this tour and talk will be donated to support Harvey Park Community Organization scholarships. Merit based scholarships are awarded annually to graduating college-bound high school seniors living in Denver’s Harvey Park Neighborhood.

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