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Map of Colorado highlighting Denver County
Location of Denver in Colorado

There are 294 properties and districts listed on the National Register of Historic Places in Denver, the capital of the U.S. state of Colorado.

This National Park Service list is complete through NPS recent listings posted March 31, 2017.

Number of listings by region

The properties are distributed across 48 of Denver's 79 official neighborhoods. For the purposes of this list, the city is split into four regions: West Denver, which includes all of the city west of the South Platte River; Downtown Denver, which includes the neighborhoods of Capitol Hill, Central Business District, Civic Center, Five Points, North Capitol Hill, and Union Station; and Northeast and Southeast Denver, which include the parts of the city east of the South Platte River (outside of Downtown Denver) that are north and south of Sixth Avenue respectively. Five sites are included in multiple regions.

Daniels & Fisher tower in Denver Colorado
Daniels and Fisher Tower, Downtown. Constructed in 1910, it was the tallest building between the Mississippi River and California at the time.
East Sixth Avenue Parkway
East Sixth Avenue Parkway, Southeast
Region # of Sites
1 Downtown Denver 143
2 Northeast Denver 70
3 Southeast Denver 43
4 West Denver 44
(Duplicates): (6)
Total: 294
Mosque of the El Jebel Shrine
Mosque of the El Jebel Shrine, Downtown
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