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25 Must-See Buildings in Colorado

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Source: USA Today

Home to the Rocky Mountains, Eastern Plains, mining towns, cattle ranches and the booming city of Denver — one of the fastest-growing cities in the United States — Colorado has a rich architectural history that spans three centuries and includes buildings that are as diverse as our landscape.

AIA Colorado member architects were polled to identify the top 25 must-see buildings in Colorado. This list highlights iconic places — from performing arts venues to famous hotels, outdoor amphitheaters to noteworthy museums — so be sure to add them to your itinerary the next time you visit the Centennial State.


Completed in 1962, this iconic chapel was designed by Walter Netsch of Skidmore, Owings and Merrill. It was named a National Historic Landmark in 2004 and is considered a classic example of modernist architecture...

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