holiday decor at Broadway & Ellsworth, 16 December 1968

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44 years 3 days ago, a tall cone of lights rose over what is now Goodwill (it was Penney’s then), and garlands stretched across the street; the Ellsworth Hotel stood where we now have the One Broadway complex

via Denver is Strange, this image from the Denver Public Library Western History Collection centers on the west side of Broadway at Ellsworth (the street-numbering zero-point of all of Denver)

Comments

That's...pretty beautiful. I

That's...pretty beautiful. I especially like the cone/tree on top of a building on the far side of the street in the left part of the photo.

I wonder what the demographics of Baker and WWPNA were like in 1968.