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Midwest Steel & Iron Works Company, 25 Larimer Street, Denver, Denver County, CO



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Item Title


Location
25 Larimer Street, Denver, CO

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER CO-19
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (FN-2).
Building/structure dates: 1967 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1983
National Register Number: NR
Significance: The company is one of Denver's oldest and largest metal fabricators. Since the late 19th century Midwest had produced structural and ornamental components for buildings and engineering structures throughout Colorado, Wyoming and New Mexico. The four building Larimer Street complex served as the company's headquarters between 1923-83. The Midwest complex includes an architecturally significant office building designed in 1930 by Denver architect, Roland I. Linder. The Art Deco design of the office is a rare Denver example of the style applied to an industrial site.

Subjects
War (World War I)
Brick Buildings
Offices


Related Names
Linder , Roland L.
Howard Needles Tammen & Bergendoff
Jackson-Richter Iron Works
Fish, Albert G.
Melcher, Burton W.
Fish, Frederick G.


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. SOUTHEAST SIDE OF 1906 OFFICE BUILDING AND SOUTHEAST SIDE AND EAST FRONT OF 1930 ADDITION
2. EAST FRONT OF 1930 ADDITION TO OFFICE BUILDING
3. NORTH AND WEST SIDE OF 1955 ADDITION TO OFFICE BUILDING AND WEST SIDE OF 1906 OFFICE BUILDING
4. INTERIOR DETAIL OF 'BATTLESHIP DECK' WALL PARTITION AND STAIR UNIT OF 1930 ADDITION TO OFFICE BUILDING
5. INTERIOR DETAIL OF 'BATTLESHIP DECK' WALL PARTITION AND CEILING OF FIRST FLOOR OF 1930 ADDITION TO OFFICE BUILDING
6. INTERIOR DETAIL OF ENTRY TOWER OF 1930 ADDITION TO OFFICE BUILDING
7. VIEW FROM EAST OF 1930 ADDITION TO OFFICE BUILDING
8. VIEW FROM EAST OF 1911 SHOP BUILDING AND 1923 ADDITION
9. INTERIOR DETAIL OF RIVIT FORGE IN 1923 ADDITION TO SHOP BUILDING
10. INTERIOR DETAIL OF ROOF TRUSS IN 1923 ADDITION TO SHOP BUILDING
11. VIEW FROM WEST OF CRANE RUNWAY
12. VIEW FROM SOUTH OF CRANE RUNWAY C AND 1923 ADDITION TO SHOP BUILDING
13. INTERIOR DETAIL OF ROOF TRUSS AND 1942 CRANE RUNWAY
14. VIEW FROM NORTHWEST OF 1956 CRANE RUNWAY
15. SOUTH SIDE OF REAR ASSEMBLY YARD OF 1956 CRANE RUNWAY
16. VIEW FROM SOUTHEAST OF c. 1955 OFFICE BUILDING


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