Colorado National Bank (now US Bank Tower)

Minoru Yamasaki

This elegant formalist skyscraper by the designer of the World Trade Center Towers has 26 stories with bronze windows and a superstructure of steel outside of the glass curtain wall. Clad now in light-colored granite, it was originally clad in marble--as was the penthouse at the top, cantilevered, and hiding the mechanical functions of the structure.

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Work Consulted:
Michael Paglia, Rodd L. Wheaton, and Diane Wray. Denver: the Modern City. (Historic Denver Guide.) Denver: Historic Denver, 1999

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