Charles Boettcher School

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Charles Boettcher School
Noel, Thomas J. (Thomas Jacob)
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1 slide : color.


39.745962 x -104.973394


General Note:
View of the Charles Boettcher School, originally named the Boettcher School for Crippled Children (1940, architect-Burnham Hoyt; 1955 addition, architect-Edwin Francis) at 1900 Downing Street in the City Park West neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. Shows the front elevation of the International-style building, which was built to serve as a public school for special needs children from kindergarten through high school. It was the first building in the state designed specially for the education of children with special needs. The one-story building has a concrete frame, walls made of precast concrete panels, and aluminum casement windows.There is a porte cochere supported by round concrete columns. The Public Works Administration (a New Deal federal agency) and Charles Boettcher funded the construction of the building. The owners demolished the building, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, in 1993.

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Auraria Library
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Auraria Library
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