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Denver, Colorado: Where Grids Collide

A round bronze plaque in the sidewalk marks the meeting place of Denver's two misaligned street grids.

1647 Court Place, Denver, CO
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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Where Grids Collide.

Where Grids Collide

Weather and time definitely show on this plaque. Such cool history here. Take a tour of the nearby Brown Palace to learn more!

[Jenn, 02/21/2019]



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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