Stoiber-Reed-Humphreys Mansion

The Stoiber-Reed-Humphreys Mansion (a.k.a. Stoiberhof) is located at 1022 Humboldt Street in Denver Colorado. It is designated by the National Register of Historic Places as a landmark on December 29, 1978. It is described as follows by the National Register. "A very large three story house at the S. E. corner of the Humboldt Island district; glass and metal canopy over the front door; balustrades eaves; dormers; walled yard and basement swimming pool."

The mansion was built in 1907 with building materials of tan brick and tile roofing. The builders were Desjarden & Hanjansy and the architects of the house were Marean & Norton, who also designed the mansion used today for the Governor's place of Residence. The architectural style back then was the 20th century Second Renaissance Revival. This very large renaissance Mannerist Revival house with more than forty rooms is Humboldt Island's most impressive and imposing residence. It is one of only five existing homes in Denver of this grand size and quality. The house is notable for its majestic scale, exterior and interior. The old mansion is structured on the western end of a park called Cheesman Park and this area of Denver, Colorado is said to be haunted acciording to several writings found on the Internet.

The architectural heritage of the nation, as well as structures important to its history, is worthy of preservation. Such structures provide continuity of our past; they are essential to understanding and appreciation of and identity with that heritage. We fell this house is an important piece of our Denver history. It is an unusually elegant structure built in a time when Denver was still a frontier town.

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... Denver Public Library has several pictures of the mansion, all of them copyrighted and for sale, 5 of them taken in 1907 immediately after the mansion was built ... Stoiberhof from the front shows the mansion before the second floor north addition was built ...

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