Denver, Colorado: Where Grids Collide

A round bronze plaque in the sidewalk marks the meeting place of Denver's two misaligned street grids.
Address:
1647 Court Place, Denver, CO
Directions:
Downtown business district. On the west side of Broadway, in the little triangle formed by the intersection of 17th St. and Court Place.
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Gridlock.

Gridlock

Plaque set into the sidewalk explains the grid shift of the streets in downtown Denver.

[Kelly Soprych, 08/13/2017]

The spot where the city's original Platte-River-aligned grid smashes into its later compass-aligned grid, producing a lovely five-point intersection.

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