A close-up of the 3-inch concrete-shell roof of an old Automart Grocery Store.
These 1950s-era storefronts are all over the Denver area and no two are quite alike!
September 14th, 2010 / 1 Comment » / by Tom Lundin
’60s modern apartment building
A 1960s-era modern apartment building over near the old University of Colorado Hospital area.
It still has it’s original coloring!
The concrete-shell entranceway is similar to the work by engineer Milo Ketchum.
August 2nd, 2010 / 1 Comment » / by Tom Lundin
Mile Hi Church
Mile Hi Church in Lakewood, designed 1973 by the church of Dr. Fred Vogt.
This unique building played a McDonalds-of-the-future in Woody Allen’s Sleeper.
May 13th, 2010 / 1 Comment » / by Tom Lundin
Stapleton Hanger 61
Hanger 61, designed 1959 by Fisher, Fisher and Davis at Denver’s previous airport,
Stapleton. A restoration success!
The concrete shell construction was engineered by Milo Ketchum.
April 15th, 2010 / No Comments » / by admin
Fan Fair Discount City
The futuristic Fan Fair Discount City building, still standing in Aurora.
An excellent example of concrete shell construction by engineer Milo Ketchum for architect William Muchow in 1961.
March 30th, 2010 / 3 Comments » / by Tom Lundin
Charles Haertling church design
The St. Stephens Lutheran Church in Northglenn, designed 1964 by Charles Haertling.
December 15th, 2009 / 1 Comment » / by Tom Lundin
This unusual Post-Modern design from 1969 by James Ream is located in Greenwood Village.
The idea was to “blend the concept of a seashell and that of a scotch tape dispenser”. This home was featured in the Woody Allen film “Sleeper“.
November 18th, 2009 / 2 Comments » / by Tom Lundin
Eugene Groves house
1935 Eugene Groves designed house in Denver’s Highlands area. Groves built this house from poured, reinforced and precast concrete.
November 7th, 2009 / 2 Comments » / by Tom Lundin