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Cheesman Park Highrise Walking Tour

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Intersection of High Street & 12th Avenue

High St & East 12th Ave

Denver, CO 80206

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A Guided Tour of the Mid-Century Modern Highrises of Cheesman Park

About the Tour

Experience a unique mix of more than 20 modernist buildings rising high above the rooftops of the surrounding single-family Victorian homes. Walk with architects, planners, and designers from KEPHART to get the inside scoop on the architectural theories and concepts behind modernist apartment design, and see these unassuming apartments elevated to examples of high design.

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  • This tour is approximately 1 mile long, with a duration of about 2 hours.

  • The tour will depart from the intersection of High Street and 12th Avenue. Please try to arrive early to allow the tour to depart on time.

  • This outdoor tour will be rain or shine. Wear comfortable shoes and bring water if you need it.

Additional Dates Available:

  • Saturday, August 24, 2019 (10:00 AM to 12:00 PM)

Additional Background

The Cheesman Park neighborhood is one of the densest in the city thanks to its unique mix of more than 20 modernist high-rise buildings existing side-by-side with Victorian single-family homes. Join architects, planners, and designers from KEPHART on a walking tour of the neighborhood, where participants can expect an introduction to modernist architecture through an in-depth discussion on high-level architectural theories and concepts, and modern apartment design. Find out what makes these unassuming apartments so great that they are studied as examples of high design.



Presented as part of Denver Modernism Week 2019 by:

KEPHART Community · Planning · Architecture

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Intersection of High Street & 12th Avenue

High St & East 12th Ave

Denver, CO 80206

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