National and State Register

City Park Esplanade

Denver County

The esplanade incorporates the basic elements of classic French landscape design and is the most elegant, ceremonial, and architectural of the Denver parkways.  

A statue of a set of pillars with some statues on the top and some leafless trees on the bottom.

City Park Esplanade

The esplanade serves as a formal entry to the city’s largest park and as a frontispiece for East High School.  Planning took place in 1905-06 and is attributed to Reinhard Schuetze.  Planting occurred in 1907-18.  The property is associated with the Denver Park and Parkway System Thematic Resource.  (1993 photograph.)