In 1877 Michael J. McNamara & Edgar H. Drew opened the Drew & McNamara Dry Goods Company at the corner of 16th & Larimer in Downtown Denver, Colorado.
If you are one of the thousands of people that just moved to Denver, Colorado, then you need to get the 411 on how to survive & stay alive in the Mile High City. Here are the top 10 things that you have to know about living in Denver
The gold mining town of Denver, Colorado was founded in November of 1858. OF course the gold eventually dried up but the city still boasts of the scenic Rocky Mountains and the South Platte River, at the banks of which it is located. For years, shipping was the source of employment for most of the locals, … Continue reading This History of Denver. What You Need to Know toAppear Well Informed
These 10 famous folk were all born in or around the Mile High City, and OK so look if you were born in Denver Colorado, or if you have lived here for some time, then you may not be surprised about who is on this list, but speaking as one of the 7000 people a week who … Continue reading 10 Celebrities You Never Knew Were Born in Colorado
We have been collecting antique postcards from Denver and across Colorado and now we are in the process of digitizing them so they everyone can enjoy them. From antique linen postcards to RPPCs we have amassed quite a collection so far. We have duplicates of some of these old Denver postcards and those are available … Continue reading Postcards from Denver Colorado
We find, collect & digitize old black & white photographs, sepia photographs, cabinet cards, glass negatives and regular negatives as well as early film stock from Denver, Colorado and beyond in an attempt to preserve these historic images for the future. In doing so we learn something new every day about the past and about … Continue reading Unique Historic Black & White Photographs from Denver & Colorado
From Mining to Telegrams, Denver City came to be what it is today for many reasons, thanks to many people, and after relocating several times!
The streets of Denver are lined with classic signs from days gone by. From 1950's neon signs to Late 19th century porcelain signs and beyond, the Mile High City is a true paradise for sign stalkers and aficionados.
Jo Alpert's Clothiers was located at 15th (Fifteenth) and Larimer Streets in Denver Colorado. The store had two floors with the regular clothing store at the street level. The second floor was for uniforms and police supplies.