Tom Noel

December 17, 2009

Wednesday, December 17, 2008

Author Tom Noel - Showtime

Dan Meyers speaks with the UC-Denverhistory professor. He's co-author of Showtime: Denver's PerformingArts, Convention Centers, and Theatre District.

 
Denver's first sensational performing artist, Mademoiselle Carolista, balances above
Larimer Street. July 15, 1861. Photo credit: George Wakely, Colorado Historical Society


A gaslight chandelier inside the Tabor Grand.
Photo credit: 1881, Denver Public Library


Inside the Tabor Grand. Photo credit: 1881, Denver Public Library


THEN - Old hotels, taverns, and rooming houses stood on the future Denver Performing
Arts Center site at the 1300 block of Curtis Street, 1962. Photo credit: Tom Noel


NOW - This arched-glass covering transformed the 1300 block of Curtis into the
Denver Performing Arts Complex main street. Photo credit: DCPA


 

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