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The shops at Colfax and Quebec: Then & Now The old photo above shows the Denver Tramway streetcar #816 leaving the Poplar Street Loop Station. The photo below shows the current state of those once great art deco shops.

The Poplar Street Loop Site: Then & Now After streetcar service was discontinued to Aurora, the end of the line was moved to Colfax & Poplar. This photo, taken in 1932, shows the construction of the brick streetcar station located at the Poplar Street Loop. The garage at Quebec House can be seen just to the right of the station in the background. (Historic Photo from: Denver's Street Railways Volume II - 1901-1950, compiled and written by Don Robertson and Rev. W. Morris Cafky, 2004).

Colfax & Poplar: Then & Now December 3rd, 1949. The older photo above shows streetcar #838, which had just turned out of the Poplar Street Loop, westbound onto East Colfax Avenue. Unfortunately the shops in the background, including Loop Drugs, (between Poplar and Quebec on the north side of Colfax), were leveled years ago. The shops between Poplar and Quebec on the south side of Colfax still remain, although in rough shape. (Historic Photo from: Denver's Street Railways Volume II…

Site of the Poplar Street Loop: Then & Now A wide area view of the Poplar Street Loop station from the NW corner of Colfax and Poplar St. The photo was taken during rush hour one evening in 1949. The second floor of the Poplar Apartments building can also be seen to the far right of the photo. (Historic Photo from: Denver's Street Railways Volume II - 1901-1950, compiled and written by Don Robertson and Rev. W. Morris Cafky, 2004).

August 2013 - 1457 Quebec is located behind some retail shops at the corner of Colfax and Quebec Street. After commercialization found its way to Colfax (1920s/30s), this carriage house (used as a residence for many years) had a second life as The Carriage House Ice Cream Parlor. What once may have been a Denver landmark, catering to people at the Poplar Street Loop Station as they waited to take the streetcar to downtown Denver, now sits hidden from view behind the shops at Colfax and…

This photograph shows two buses discharging passengers behind the brick station building at the Poplar Street Loop (1950s). Within 5 years after the streetcars were taken out of service, the trolley infrastructure was removed and the buses completely took over. In May of 1971, the Denver Tramway Company sold it's entire assets and operations to the City and County of Denver. This city and county operated transit service would eventually become known as the Regional Transportation District.

Solution to our problem! Brilliant! the master bath with its large convertible tub/shower, where a teak slat floor can be removed to reveal a large soaking bathtub.