From the Archives: Denver's 16th Street a century ago

Although 16th Street hasn't always been a pedestrian mall, for at least the last hundred years of the city's history it has been a Denver destination, a favorite for parade routes and other special events as well as a focal point for much of this city's day-to-day business. These pictures, printed in the publication Denver Municipal Facts, demonstrate 16th Street's evolution over the last century, and the past and present hustle and bustle that has made the busy public promenade the place it is today.

See also: - Thirty years in, the 16th Street Mall is still going strong - From the Archives: St. Cajetan's Church barely escaped demolition - From Auraria's archives: Degrees of separation from Thomas Hornsby Ferril's autograph

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