Cheyenne Historic Downtown Photos

While Cheyenne was once one of the most important towns of the American frontier, it was eclipsed by Denver & thus Cheyenne is arrested in time. It still offers the feel of a brightly painted Victorian cowboy town even though it is Wyoming's capital. A few modern buildings are starting to appear.

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Union Pacific Depot. Cheyenne, WY.Union Pacific Depot. Cheyenne, WY.Streetscape of 16th Street with Phoenix Block & Atlas Theatre. Cheyenne, WY.Atlas Theatre. Cheyenne, WY.
Union Pacific Depot (1886) (121 W. 15th St.). Cheyenne, WY. Style: Victorian Romanesque. Architect: Van Brunt & Howe + John T. Coots. On National Register. Union Pacific Depot (now One Depot Square & Depot Museum). Cheyenne, WY.Streetscape of 16th Street with Phoenix Block & Atlas Theatre. Cheyenne, WY.Atlas Theatre (1888) (213 W. 16th St.). Cheyenne, WY. On National Register.
Phoenix Block. Cheyenne, WY.Phoenix Block built by Francis E. Warren. Cheyenne, WY.Tivoli Building started as a bar & restaurant for cowboys. Cheyenne, WY.Tivoli Building tower. Cheyenne, WY.
Phoenix Block. Cheyenne, WY.Phoenix Block (1882) (16th St. at Capitol Ave.) built by Francis E. Warren. Cheyenne, WY.Tivoli Building (1892) (301 W. 16th St.) started as a bar & restaurant for cowboys. Cheyenne, WY.Tivoli Building tower. Cheyenne, WY.
Stone carving details of Tivoli Building. Cheyenne, WY.Streetscape of 16th Street with Commercial Building. Cheyenne, WY.Commercial Building & 214 W. 16th St. Cheyenne, WY.214 W. 16th St. Cheyenne, WY.
Stone carving details of Tivoli Building. Cheyenne, WY.Streetscape of 16th Street with Commercial Building. Cheyenne, WY.Commercial Building & 214 W. 16th St. Cheyenne, WY.214 W. 16th St. (1882). Cheyenne, WY.
Commercial Building housed federal government offices until 1905. Cheyenne, WY.Commercial Building Gothic Revival details. Cheyenne, WY.Bay window of Commercial Building once U.S. Marshal's Office. Cheyenne, WY.Hynds Building. Cheyenne, WY.
Commercial Building (1883) (218 W. 16th St.) housed federal government offices until 1905. Cheyenne, WY. Style: Gothic Revival.Commercial Building Gothic Revival details. Cheyenne, WY.Bay window of Commercial Building once U.S. Marshal's Office. Cheyenne, WY.Hynds Building (former Interocean Hotel) (1922) (1604 Capitol Ave.). Cheyenne, WY. Architect: William R. Dubois.
Cheyenne parking structure. Cheyenne, WY.Long Building. Cheyenne, WY.Historic Governor's Mansion. Cheyenne, WY.Historic Governor's Mansion has hosted guests Teddy Roosevelt, Harry Truman, Buffalo Bill Cody. Cheyenne, WY.
Cheyenne parking structure. Cheyenne, WY.Long Building (2120 Carey Ave.). Cheyenne, WY.Historic Governor's Mansion (1904) (300 East 21st St.). Cheyenne, WY. On National Register.Historic Governor's Mansion has hosted guests Teddy Roosevelt, Harry Truman, Buffalo Bill Cody. Cheyenne, WY.
Nagel Warren Mansion. Cheyenne, WY.Tower of Nagel Warren Mansion, now a bed & breakfast. Cheyenne, WY.Whipple-Lacey House. Cheyenne, WY.Corson House. Cheyenne, WY.
Nagel Warren Mansion (1888) (17th St. at House Ave.). Cheyenne, WY. Style: Queen Anne. On National Register. Tower of Nagel Warren Mansion, now a bed & breakfast. Cheyenne, WY.Whipple-Lacey House (1883) (300 E. 17th St.). Cheyenne, WY. Style: Gothic Eastlake. On National Register.Corson House (1883) (209 E. 18th St.). Cheyenne, WY. Style: Cottage. Architect: George D. Rainsford.
Crook House [aka Gibbons House] now Wyoming Children's Aid Society building. Cheyenne, WY.House in district north of State Capitol building. Cheyenne, WY.Laramie County Library. Cheyenne, WY.Laramie County Library. Cheyenne, WY.
Crook House [aka Gibbons House] (c1890) (314 E. 21st St.) now Wyoming Children's Aid Society building. Cheyenne, WY. Style: Queen Anne. On National Register.House in district north of State Capitol building. Cheyenne, WY.Laramie County Library (2007) (Pioneer Ave. at 23rd St.). Cheyenne, WY. Architect: Andrew Nielsen of Anderson Mason Dale.Laramie County Library. Cheyenne, WY.
Laramie County Governmental Complex. Cheyenne, WY.Joseph C. O'Mahoney Federal Center. Cheyenne, WY.Cheyenne Botanic Gardens bench. Cheyenne, WY.Decorative tile on bench at Cheyenne Botanic Gardens. Cheyenne, WY.
Laramie County Governmental Complex (309 W 20th St.). Cheyenne, WY.Joseph C. O'Mahoney Federal Center (1965) (2120 Capitol Ave.). Cheyenne, WY. Architect: Porter & Porter & J.T. Banner & Assoc..Cheyenne Botanic Gardens bench. Cheyenne, WY.Decorative tile on bench at Cheyenne Botanic Gardens. Cheyenne, WY.
Double rainbow over Cheyenne. Cheyenne, WY.Double rainbow over Cheyenne highway. Cheyenne, WY.

Double rainbow over Cheyenne. Cheyenne, WY.Double rainbow over Cheyenne highway. Cheyenne, WY.


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