University of Denver Real Estate Records
The University of Denver Real Estate records contain property inventories, planning and management documents, and the title documents and abstracts of the real estate owned at any time by Colorado Seminary or the University of Denver. It includes the real estate documents of Central City Opera and Colorado Women's College, as well as interests in oil and gas properties. The records also include documents related to properties gifted or willed to the University that were sold by the University.
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The real estate records of the University begin with the transfer by John Evans of the property on Arapahoe Street that was the original Colordo Seminary building. There are records for the other downtown properties, including the Haish Building, the University Building, the First National Bank Building and the buildings that constituted the Civic Center Campus, i.e. Business Administration and Law.
The University Park campus deeds include the transfer from Rufus ''Potato'' Clark to the University which was the basis of the current campus. Over the years the University acquired and disposed of many properties in the vacinity of the University Park campus and Observatory Park, manly in the subdivisions of University Park Amended Map and Evanston Third Filing.
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