National and State Register

Sugar Building

Denver County

The 1906 Sugar Building is located in the heart of Denver’s early warehouse district.  Designed by the architectural firm of Gove and Walsh as a four-story warehouse, a two-story addition was added in 1912, also by Gove and Walsh.

A view of the building from a slight angle with white facade on the left connected to a red facade on the right.

Sugar Building

The building forms a basic cube, with exterior walls of tan colored brick ornamented with terra cotta.  The building originally housed the Great Western Sugar Company, a leader in the sugar beet industry, and a major influence on the economy of Colorado.