Theyre free and open to the public all weekend, and people can just come and go as they please, says event manager Carol Hiller, so you can find something you want to see, and then find other sites in proximity to that location. There are some pretty choice locales to choose from, too, including the Denver Art Museums Hamilton Building, the converted TAXI complex north of downtown, and the Denver School of the Arts, to name a few.
For those looking for a more authoritative experience, Hiller recommends the 100 or so tours guided by historians, architects and other experts you can choose from including a bike tour of Denvers public art, a guided tour of 16th Street, a trip through Bill Danielss Cableland, and Lowdown About LoDo with City Auditor Dennis Gallagher. To get in on those, show up today or tomorrow at DOD headquarters (inside Union Station, 1701 Wynkoop Street), and the folks there will point you in the right direction. Tours run between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.; tickets are free, but you have to show up to get them. To guide yourself, go to www.denvergov.org/doorsopendenver.
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April 16-17, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 2011