Beginning April 20, the 2nd and 3rd floors of the Blair-Caldwell Branch Library are closed. The archives and book collection on 2nd floor are in the process of being moved to Central Library where they will be available via the Special Collections Reading Room on 1st floor starting May 1.

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Denver Parks Collection

The collection documents the growth of Denver’s park system from 1860 through 2001. Over 15,000 items, drawn largely from the Department of Parks and Recreation, constitute one of the largest collections in the Western History and Genealogy Department.

  • Works and papers of numerous noted architects are included
  • Also included are formal parks, such as Civic Center Park, neighborhood parks and playgrounds, Denver's unique mountain parks, historic parkways, and trails like the 10-mile South Platte River Greenway
  • Additional parks-related resources include books, magazines, and photographs