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Denver, Colorado: Giant Pencil

A local steeplejack business has painted an old 15-story smokestack into a pretty good likeness of a yellow No. 2 pencil. Can only be viewed from a distance, unfortunately.

Champa St., Denver, CO
Downtown. Best view is from 15th St. just west of Champa St., looking north across the parking lot.
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Giant pencil.

Giant Pencil

Tricky to find; that's all the fun!! Great paint job.

[Burton, 08/12/2019]

Giant Pencil.

Giant Pencil

Not sure what practical purpose the structure serves (smokestack or drainpipe or ?), but it has been painted to resemble a giant pencil.

[Jolly Padrida, 04/15/2014]

The 15-story-tall former smokestack was painted in October 2013 to depict a yellow No. 2 pencil topped with a pink eraser.

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