1890-91, the Denver Block was a mixed-use building with businesses
on the street level and flats above. It was damaged by the 1935
earthquakes, but repaired. The Denver Block was spared demolition
during the 1970s Urban Renewal program, but was destroyed by
fire on May 26, 1981.
Norman "Jeff" Holter, the granite arch was saved.
It was taken down and reasembled in Women's Park where it stands