Saturday, March 31, 2018

Thursday, March 29, 2018

Hub Cap Annie's

Hubcap Annie's, the World's Largest Hub Cap Store, had multiple locations on Colfax Avenue, this one was at 410 E. Colfax.

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

The Denver Sound

Photo courtesy Bob Ferbrache
Yes, Denver does have a sound, and it was masterminded by producer/engineer/instrumentalist Bob Ferbrache (left), shown here dining at Davies' Chuckwagon Diner on West Colfax with Tom Headbanger (right) and Paul Masterson.

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

J. Solf Building

Photo by Jonny Barber
The J. Solf Building at 2644 W. Colfax Avenue dates from 1896 in the original town of Brooklyn, Colorado (later annexed into Denver).

Sunday, March 25, 2018

Marc K's Pub

From left to right: Nick Cappazola, Marc Kastler, Steve Freeman, Don Blackledge and Norm Kastler.

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Dutch Bros. Coffee Coming to West Colfax

Dutch Bros. Coffee, a chain from Portland, Oregon, has broken ground on a new store by Casa Bonita!

Monday, March 19, 2018

Chateau Motor Lodge

The old Chateau Motor Lodge sign on Pinterest. Looks like it is resting comfortably in someone’s living room. The former Chateau Motor Lodge at 8300 East Colfax Avenue at Valentia Street in Denver. Now the former Motel is the Orlando’s Apartments. (courtesy East Colfax NBHD)

Sunday, March 18, 2018

The Motel De Ville

Artist's rendering of the Motel De Ville, at West Colfax Avenue and Galapago Street.

Saturday, March 17, 2018

Club Red Beret

Club Red Beret used to be at 724 East Colfax Avenue. Photo courtesy the Evan Eastburn Collection.

Friday, March 16, 2018

Africana Cafe

Photo: Jonny Barber
The Africana Cafe, at 5901 E. Colfax Avenue, is closed and currently for lease.

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Aurora Bumper Cars

Originally taken for the Aurora Sun newspaper, this photo was shot in 1976 at Aurora Bumper Cars located at East Colfax Avenue and Lima Street in Aurora. (Courtesy the Aurora Museum Collection)

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

1959 KUDY "Cutie" Radio

1959 KUDY "Cutie" Radio promo featuring DJ Joe Flood and stamped by the Nides Record Shop once across the street from the Aladdin Theatre on East Colfax. (courtesy J. Lee collection)

Monday, March 12, 2018

Sunday, March 11, 2018

Tricky Dicky's

Shared with permission by the family of Edward S. Goldman.
Tricky Dicky's, a nod to President Nixon, was a strip club at the corner of Colfax Avenue & Clarkson Street in the 1970's. This is a 1973 realist painting of the club by Edward Goldman. Today it's Sancho's Broken Arrow, a Grateful Dead/Jam Band themed Bar.

Saturday, March 10, 2018

Friday, March 9, 2018

Dr. Seuss' Piano

Saw this in Civic Center Park, and thought the Whos were back from Whoville...

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Building Civic Center Park

The Greek Theater in Civic Center Park while still under construction. (photo courtesy Denver Public Library Western History Collection)

Monday, March 5, 2018

Friday, March 2, 2018

The Pioneer Monument

Postcard courtesy Colfax Avenue Museum Collection
The Pioneer Monument, at the corner of Colfax Avenue and Broadway in Denver, Colorado.