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Denver Classics Then & Now

The 11th annual Doors Open Denver, presented by Denver Architectural Foundation, is the premier event showcasing Denver inside out. On Saturday, April 25 and Sunday, April 26, Denver buildings will open their doors to the public for exclusive and rare viewing opportunities, exposing the inside of Denver’s unique urban fabric. This year’s event highlights Denver classics, then and now.

Doors Open Denver tells the story of where Denver is, where it’s been and where it’s going. Learn about the rich, diverse history of your city; experience the places where our entrepreneurial spirit and love for play meet and live; and explore what’s on the horizon for our great city in design, architecture and urban planning.

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DOORS OPEN DENVER PLANNING COMMITTEE
Brit Probst, Chair
Sharon Elfenbein, Founder
Ted Halsey, Chair, Denver Architectural Foundation   
MEMBERS: Liz Orr, Ed Naylor, Carrie Rodgers, Michael Hicks,
Alan Gass, Bill Green, Trey Nobles, Charles Jordy,
Ken Schroeppel, Joe Vostrejs, Carol Hiller, Maggie Lyons

 

STEERING COMMITTEE:
Downtown Denver Partnership, AIA Denver, Historic Denver,
CHUN, ASID, ASLA, UCD, VIsit Denver, Denver Arts & Venues,
Denver Planning Office


Doors OPEN Denver 2015:  April 25-26
Ticket Price: Self-guided tours FREE, INSIDER Tours $10 members and non-members
Theme: Denver Classics Then & Now

 

This year's event will be headquartered at the newly-renovated Union Station, an historic landmark at the center of many remarkable new developments.  In addition, incredible new public spaces are transforming the urban landscape of this district making it a revitalized center of urban life in the Rocky Mountain region.  The event will feature about 80 buildings opened for the public to explore, free of charge.

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