17th Street Plaza Tower

SOM; chief designer: Donald Smith
1982



This 33 story building is set at the back of a large courtyard, enhanced by Snelson's sculpture of stainless steel tubes and metal cables. The rather minimalist late modern skyscraper has tinted windows and red granite cladding. The base is essentially three stories
 
See more views of Kenneth Snelson's Soft Landing,a sculpture of stainless tubes connected with metal cables.


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Work Quoted:
Michael Paglia, Rodd L. Wheaton, and Diane Wray. Denver: the Modern City. (Historic Denver Guide.) Denver: Historic Denver, 1999

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