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Denargo Market

Denver's Bygone Markets

John A. Boyd displaying produce at Denargo City Market, 1939. History Colorado Image Archive
Old Wazee Market buildings, 1939. X-24326
Denver Vegetable Market by William Henry Jackson. WHJ-1020
Aerial view of Denargo City Market, 1939. History Colorado Image Archive

What Happened To Denver's Wazee and Denargo Markets?

Long before the era of King Soopers and Whole Foods, stagecoaches and ox-drawn wagons hauled produce to the Denver area. As a result, Denver’s earliest consumers endured high prices.