Daniels & Fisher Tower

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Daniels and Fisher Tower
Daniels & Fisher tower in Denver Colorado.JPG
Daniels and Fisher Tower (foreground) in 2009
Daniels & Fisher Tower is located in Colorado
Daniels & Fisher Tower
Daniels & Fisher Tower is located in the United States
Daniels & Fisher Tower
Location1101 16th St.,
Denver, Colorado
Coordinates39°44′54″N 104°59′43″W / 39.74833°N 104.99528°W / 39.74833; -104.99528Coordinates: 39°44′54″N 104°59′43″W / 39.74833°N 104.99528°W / 39.74833; -104.99528
Area0.3 acres (0.12 ha)
ArchitectSterner, F.G.
Architectural styleLate 19th and 20th Century Revivals, Other, Italian Renaissance
NRHP reference #69000040[1]
CSRHP #5DV.118
Added to NRHPDecember 3, 1969

The Daniels & Fisher Tower is a distinctive historic landmark located at 1101 16th Street in Denver, Colorado.

Description and history[edit]

Built as part of the Daniels & Fisher department store in 1910, it was the tallest between the Mississippi River and the state of California at the time of construction, at a height of 325 feet (99 m).[2] The building was designed by the architect Frederick Sterner and modeled after The Campanile (St. Mark's Bell Tower) at the Piazza San Marco in Venice, Italy.[3] The 20-floor clock tower has clock faces on all four sides. May Company purchased Daniels & Fisher in 1958, and the store vacated the tower. When the store was demolished (ca. 1971), the tower was saved and renovated into residential and office space in 1981. A 2½ ton bell occupies the top two floors of the building, above the observation deck.

The basement level of the tower has been home to Lannie's Clocktower Cabaret entertainment venue since 2006.

The tower was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on December 3, 1969.


See also[edit]


  1. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
  2. ^ John Misachi (2017-04-15). "10 Unique Sites on the National Register of Historic Places: West". Retrieved 2017-12-15.
  3. ^ Daniels & Fisher Tower - Building information, emporis.com

External links[edit]

Preceded by
Equitable Building
Tallest Building in Denver
Succeeded by
621 17th Street