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Denver Classics Then & Now

Doors Open Denver is an annual celebration of Denver's built environment produced by The Denver Architectural Foundation, a local nonprofit organization dedicated to building public enthusiasm and passion for architecture and urban planning and the recognition of their profound impact on our quality of life.  This two-day event invites residents and visitors to tour and appreciate the spectacular, the new, and the historic buildings they see every day but may never have entered.  2015 will be the 11th year for Doors Open Denver, and an estimated 50,000 -- 80,000 site visits are logged each year.

 

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

 

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, Expert Tours $10
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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