Museum of Contemporary Art Denver - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
About Museum of Contemporary Art Denver
The Museum of Contemporary Art Denver (MCA Denver) explores the art and culture of our time through rotating exhibitions and public educational programs in two locations: the Fries Building at 1485 Delgany Street and at the Holiday Theater in Denver's Northside neighborhood.As Denver's first institution devoted entirely to contemporary art, MCA DENVER is housed in a new environmentally sustainable facility designed by David Adjaye.
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This is a living laboratory that allows visitors to gain a greater understanding of the ecotypes of the South Texas region and the function of the San Antonio River watershed. The park includes concrete trails often filled with walkers, runners, and bikers. Some grassy areas, river overlooks, and park benches are also available. Two pedestrian bridges cross the South Platte River and Cherry Creek at Confluence Park.
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Elitch Gardens is Colorado's only world-class combination theme and water park owned by Kroenke Sports & Entertainment. Guests will discover many reasons to visit the park from the hottest rides to the coolest water slides, 15 KiddieLand attractions, and edge-of-your-seat extreme thrills.
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This is the Denver's urban shopping and dining district. Victorian buildings house specialty boutiques and unique chef-driven restaurants. It served as the city's main business area for years, but by the 1900s, it had deteriorated into a run-down area. In 1965, Larimer Square Associates began restoring it as a historical and commercial centre.
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This is a public aquarium and restaurant located in Denver, Colorado at the intersection of I-25 and 23rd Ave. The 107,000 square feet main building sits on a 17-acre site adjacent to the South Platte River. Its freshwater and marine aquaria total approximately 1,000,000 US gallons, and exhibit a variety of fish and other animals.
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This one-acre linear park and plaza was a central feature of the Skyline Urban Renewal District, a revitalization plan conceived in the 1950s for Lower Downtown Denver. The park incorporates the Daniels and Fisher Tower in a narrow urban canyon created by stepped, raised planting areas of ruddy concrete. Sunken walkways and courtyards lead to fountains, some with paths through them. Berms of evergreen and deciduous plantings suggesting mountain settings screen the park from the street.
Daniels & Fisher
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The Daniels & Fisher Tower is a distinctive historic landmark located in Denver, Colorado. It was built as part of the Daniels & Fisher department store in 1910, it was the tallest building between the Mississippi River and the state of California at the time of construction, at a height of 325 feet. The 20-floor clock tower has clock faces on all four sides. A 2½ ton bell occupies the top two floors of the building, above the observation deck.
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Denver is a consolidated city and county, the capital, and most populous city of the U.S. state of Colorado. Denver is an outdoor city known for its world-class cultural attractions, thriving craft breweries, chef-driven dining and red-hot music scene, all within easy reach of the Rocky Mountains.