Tallest buildings in Denver

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The following chart lists the tallest buildings in Denver. Believe it or not Denver has a large downtown that was listed by one measurement as the 10th largest downtown in the US. That list was measured by the number of buildings over 5 stories within a certain radius.

The chart below of the tallest buildings in Denver shows the buildings that stand over 350 ft. Buildings are measured by their height from the street to the very top, if the building has a spire on top that is included but antennas are not.

Rank Name Height ft / m↓ Floors Year Notes
1 Republic Plaza 714 / 218 56 1984 Has been the tallest building in Denver and Colorado since 1984. Tallest building in the Mountain States. Tallest building constructed in Denver in the 1980s. Republic Plaza is on the northern most portion of the 16th Street Mall. Across the street there is a Yard House (lots of beer), caddy corner is a movie theater, Barnes & Noble, Nike Store, Lucky Strike, and various other restaurants and small shops.

2 1801 California Street 709 / 216 52 1983 The tallest building in Denver and Colorado when completed in 1983 until it was replaced by the Republic Plaza building in 1984. The roof houses an antenna mast; with this structure included, the building reaches to a total height of 738 feet (225 m). When measuring by pinnacle height this building remains the tallest building in Denver, Colorado.

3 Wells Fargo Center 698 / 213 50 1983 Nicknamed “the Cash Register” because of its unique crown. The Cash Register building is home to a lot of law firms and financial businesses.

4 Four Seasons Hotel Denver 565 / 172 45 2010 – Probably the nicest Hotel in Denver (there are several that are pretty close). There’s a Bugatti parked out front which makes me think if I buy a place there I’ll have a Bugatti.

5 1999 Broadway 544 / 166 43 1985 Built around the historic Holy Ghost Church.

6 MCI Plaza 522 / 159 42 1981 Also known as 707 17th Street.[

7 555 17th Street 507 / 155 40 1978 Tallest building constructed in Denver in the 1970s.

8 Hyatt Regency Denver at the Colorado Convention Center. This is a nice Hyatt. They have a pretty decent breakfast buffet. 489 / 149 38 2005

9 Spire 478 / 145 41 Late 2009 Topped off Spring 2009 and currently being occupied but sales have been tough with the down economy and difficult real estate financing.

10 1670 Broadway 448 / 137 34 1980

11 17th Street Plaza 438 / 134 33 1982

12 First Interstate Tower North 434 / 132 32 1974 Also known as 633 17th Street.

13 Brooks Tower 420 / 128 42 1968 Tallest building constructed in Denver in the 1960s.

14 Denver Place South Tower 416 / 127 34 1981

15 One Tabor Center 408 / 124 30 1984

16 Johns Manville Plaza 404 / 123 29 1978

17 Granite Tower 398 / 121 31 1983

18 The Ritz-Carlton 390 / 119 38 1983

19 US Bank Tower 389 / 119 26 1975

20 621 17th Street 384 / 117 28 1957 Tallest building constructed in Denver in the 1950s.

21 1600 Glenarm Place 384 / 117 32 1967 Also known as Glenarm Plaza. Originally known as the Security Life building.

22 One Lincoln Park 380 / 110 32 2008

23 Denver Financial Center 374 / 114 32 1981

24 Daniels & Fisher Tower 371 / 113 20 1910 Tallest building located west of the Mississippi River from 1910 until 1914. Tallest building constructed in Denver in the 1910s.

25 Dominion Plaza South 368 / 112 28 1982

26 Lincoln Center 366 / 112 30 1972

27 1125 17th Street 363 / 111 25 1980

28 United Western Financial Center 357 / 109 24 1961 Also known as Matrix Capital Bank Tower.

29 World Trade Center II 357 / 109 29 1980 .

30 1600 Broadway 352 / 107 26 1972 Also known as Colorado State Bank.

31 The Curtis 350 / 107 30 1974 – The Curtis hotel was rebuilt a few years ago and the Corner Bar occupies the ground floor. It’s a great happy hour spot.

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