Not all new buildings in Denver are as awful as the kinds of n'architecture Michael Paglia lampoons in "The Hateful Eight." Not all modern architecture rates a rant on Denver Fugly. Over the past fifteen years, this city has gained some beautiful buildings, including the Fredric C. Hamilton wing of the Denver Art Museum that made Paglia's 2015 list of the "Ten Best 21st-Century Buildings in Downtown Denver."
While that structure won't be included on the lineup of the 2016 Denver Modern Homes Tour this Saturday, May 21, on that tour you can visit plenty of other great buildings that aren't usually open to the public, unlike the DAM. To help people see that not all new builds are sights for sore eyes, we're giving away a pair of tickets to the tour. (Otherwise, tickets are $35 each in advance, $40 on Saturday.)
Want to win? Then tell us what's your favorite building — modern or not — in Denver, and why. You can share your answer in the comments section of this post, or send it to firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline to enter is noon tomorrow; we'll announce the winner at 5 p.m.
And may the best building-answer win!
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