The Hotel Boulderado in Boulder opened in 1909. It has 160 rooms for guests and is the site of meetings, weddings and special events.
The U.S. Mint at Denver is one of only two mints in the United States that manufactures circulating coins, and its output can top 50 million coins a day, making it the world’s largest single producer of coins.
Staff writer The Wright Opera House was built in 1888 by brothers Ed and George Wright and their wives, Letitia and Lenora. The brothers had made their fortunes with the Wheel of Fortune Mine near Ouray, which they began in 1875 and sold in 1877. The brothers built the Wright Opera House on Main Street to provide cultural programs for the mining boomtown. The building is in Greek and Romanesque…
The Beaumont Hotel was built in 1886 for a staggering $75,000 and hosted the rich and famous. But it was closed in 1964 and fell into disrepair before being resurrected and reopened in 2003.
The Ouray City Hall and Walsh Library buildings were built in 1900 and 1901 and were designed to serve as a replica of Philadelphia’s Independence Hall.