Joslin Dry Goods Company Building

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Joslin Dry Goods Company Building
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Building profile
Joslin Dry Goods Company Building is located in Colorado
Joslin Dry Goods Company Building
Joslin Dry Goods Company Building is located in the US
Joslin Dry Goods Company Building
Location 934 16th St.,
Denver, Colorado
Coordinates 39°44′49″N 104°59′40″W / 39.74694°N 104.99444°W / 39.74694; -104.99444Coordinates: 39°44′49″N 104°59′40″W / 39.74694°N 104.99444°W / 39.74694; -104.99444
Area less than one acre
Built 1887/1927[2]
Architect Frank E. Edbrooke
Architectural style Early Commercial, Late 19th and Early 20th Century American Movements
NRHP reference # 97000893[1]
CSRHP # 5DV.1913
Added to NRHP August 14, 1997

The Joslin Dry Goods Company Building (also known as the Tramp Building or the Joslin Building) is a historic building in downtown Denver, Colorado.

Description and history[edit]

Joslins Department Store began as J. Joslins Dry Goods Store founded by John Jay Joslin in 1873; It was a direct competitor to The Denver Dry Goods Company which commenced operations in 1888. J. Joslins Dry Goods later converted to a department store in the 1930s and was purchased by Mercantile Stores a Fairfield, Ohio-based department store conglomerate. Mercantile Stores retained the Joslin's name and operating until 1998 when the purchase of Mercantile Stores and conversion to the Dillard's store brand was completed.

The building was designed by Denver architect Frank E. Edbrooke.

It was listed on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places in 1997.[1] The Joslins Building is a landmark and is currently a Courtyard by Marriott property.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "Colorado State Register listings by county". History Colorado. Retrieved 15 March 2013. 

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