Varner House


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“.

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3 Responses to “Varner House”

Aitch November 16th, 2010 at 5:06 pm

Don’t recall this in the movie Sleeper, just the other two locations. I will have to check out Sleeper again.

Currigan Hall | The Denver Eye January 4th, 2013 at 10:39 am

[…] For Denver to have such a large and beautiful James Ream design in the center of the city for 30 years was quite fortunate, indeed. I know Ream has become one of Shannon’s favorite historic architects. Here are a few James Ream houses to marvel at: the Busch House, the Sorenson House and the Varner House. […]

Gary Woodall June 18th, 2013 at 2:40 pm

Looking back at your old “Sleeper” locations post, the underground tunnels might actually be from the old Currigan facility. There were tunnels underneath the building for 13th Street years ago.

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