National and State Register

East 7th Avenue Parkway

Denver County

The 1.4-mile parkway evidences the styles of Olmsted and DeBoer, with the Olmsted portion from Williams St. to Milwaukee St. being formal and characterized by symmetrical plantings of specimen trees and formal gardens in the intervening sun spots.  

The DeBoer portion, from Milwaukee St. to Colorado Blvd., is informal and characterized by forest plantings of evergreens beautifully varied in color, shape, size and texture.  The Olmsted portion was constructed in 1912 and the DeBoer portion between 1914 and 1927.  The property is associated with the Denver Park and Parkway System Thematic Resource.