Started in 1971 by a Denver barber, the Museum contains a remarkable collection of items used by black pioneers in the West. It is housed in the former home of Justina Ford, the first licensed black woman doctor in Colorado.
The Colorado State Capitol is the home of the Colorado legislature and the offices of the Colorado Governor and Lt. Governor. Real gold was incorporated into the dome to commemorate the Colorado Gold Rush.
Located in Denver's Civic Center, the museum is known for its collection of American Indian art, and has a comprehensive collection numbering more than 60,000 works from across the world.
Denver, County, Colorado
The Denver Mint is a branch of the United States Mint that struck its first coins on February 1, 1906. The mint is still operating and producing coins for circulation, as well as mint sets and commemorative coins.
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The Denver Zoo is an 80-acre (32 ha) facility located in City Park of Denver, Colorado, United States. Founded in 1896, it is owned by the City and County of Denver and funded in part by the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District (SCFD).
Rising 717 feet (218 m), the Republic Plaza is currently the tallest building in Denver, the state of Colorado and the entire Rocky Mountain region of the United States. It was built in 1984, and contains 56 floors.
The building has a unique type of architecture and is known as the "Cash Register Building" and sometimes as the "Mailbox Building." This building is 698 feet (213 meters) in height and has 52 floors.