The Wall Dogs of LoDo

June 27, 2010

 No, this is not a proposal for a reality show, sit-com, or band.  No, I am referring to a cultural, and historical, art form known as painted brick-wall advertising.  

Littleton Creamery

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 On a recent trip to Denver, Colorado, I stopped in one of the Ink! Coffee shops for some refreshment and had a conversation with Lauren, who later provided me a copy of  The Lower Downtown Historic District by Barbara Gibson.   As the title indicates, this book describes the history and architecture of Lower Downtown, or LoDo, as this area of Denver is known.  It also provided a focus to my walkabouts for the rest of the trip Read the rest of this entry »