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View from the rear door of the Pattern Shop Gallery. Two new construction projects can be seen on the other side of the train tracks that run along the rear of the property. The light rail from Union Station in downtown to the airport also runs behind the gallery.

Interesting shot of the building next to the Pattern Shop:

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Paddy, JP and I hit a few galleries tonight. The third friday of the month is collectors’ night allowing for a small intimate crowd as opposed to the choas of First Friday.

Two new cranes have popped up on the western edge of the Golden Triangle. Yet another luxury apartment building is beign erected.

Interesting mix of architecture in the Santa Fe Arts District.

Tongiht, Niza Knoll Gallery opened Fired 2017, a juried ceramics show. There are some great pieces in this show. My favorite was Macy Dorf’s Gateway priced at $5,000.

Paddy drove past the iconic El Chapultepec in LoDo on the way home. This Denver institution has been around since 1933. It was one of Jack Kerouac’s favorite haunts in the 1950’s. It’s a bar serving Mexican food along with being home to Denver’s best Jazz and R&B artists. Count Basie, Wynton Marsalis, Artie Shaw and many other famous musicians have played at the “Pec” over the years.

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RiNo Cranes

Standing on Blake Street in RiNo outside of the Pattern Shop Studio looking towards LoDo on Friday night. Two new residential constructions projects are rising in the distance.

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Standing on Navajo Street looking towards Confluence Park on the northwest edge of downtown. An almost completed thirty-four story luxury apartment building next to Confluence Park can be seen behind a crane on a new project rising in the Highlands neighborhood.

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A Pic A Day 24

The recently opened three-story Mercedes-Benz of Denver which, ironically, is in Glendale. There’s a massive new BMW dealership two doors south. Both are owned by the same corporation.

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A Pic A Day 20

LoDo (Lower Downtown Denver)

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A Pic A Day 19

Renovated office building in southeast Denver.

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