Rockmount Ranch Wear
Aside from the Sugar Building Annex below, the other example of Prarie-style in downtown Denver is the Rockmount Ranchwear Building, designed 1909 by the Fisher brothers before they changed the name of their firm to Fisher & Fisher.
Rockmount Ranch Wear, the world-famous western clothes manufacturer, took over the building in 1946. They have sold their trademark shirts with the sawtooth pockets and diamond-shaped snaps to Elvis Presley, Bob Dylan, Paul McCartney, Ronald Reagan, Bruce Springsteen, Don Henley, Toby Keith and of course, many others.
Here is a closeup of the Prairie-style decoration that is a simplified version of the work of Louis Sullivan and Frank Lloyd Wright.
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