Proposed Plans for the Improvement of the City of Denver

Proposed Plans for the Improvement of the City of Denver Excerpt from Proposed Plans for the Improvement of the City of Denver To the Mayor the City Council and the Members of the Art Commission of the City and County of Denver Gentlemen In accordance wit

  • Title: Proposed Plans for the Improvement of the City of Denver
  • Author: Charles Mulford Robinson
  • ISBN: 9781332183074
  • Page: 284
  • Format: Paperback
  • Excerpt from Proposed Plans for the Improvement of the City of Denver To the Mayor, the City Council, and the Members of the Art Commission of the City and County of Denver Gentlemen In accordance with the request lately extended to me, I have made an examination of the City and County of Denver, with a view to recommending such changes as seem to me important, in orderExcerpt from Proposed Plans for the Improvement of the City of Denver To the Mayor, the City Council, and the Members of the Art Commission of the City and County of Denver Gentlemen In accordance with the request lately extended to me, I have made an examination of the City and County of Denver, with a view to recommending such changes as seem to me important, in order that Denver may fully realize its opportunities for civic beauty With the glory of its panorama of mountains, this city should not be content to be merely The Queen City of the Plains With its superb site, with the push, enterprise, courage and liberality that has come to be considered characteristic of its citizens, Denver has easily in its grasp a higher destiny It can so assure its future that it may now take, and expect to hold a place in the front rank of the worlds noble cities That it will do this, I cannot doubt, and I am proud to have had this opportunity to connect my name with its development The Charter s provision for an Art Commission is one of the evidences that there is the right sort of aspiration here the Commissions wish to secure a scheme of artistic development for the city to work toward, is evidence of the practical nature of its desire, and in no other city have I ever found such complete unanimity of sentiment among all classes of citizens rich and poor alike as I have found here in the purpose to make Denver beautiful, in loyalty to the city s interests, in wish to do something really worth while That this has been an inspiration, doubling my interest in the work, I do not need to say.

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