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Andrew Anderson fell to his death while washing windows in the attic. Or was he pushed? Either way, tenants and visitors often report seeing or feeling him wander through the halls, especially late at night. #DOD2016 #DoorsOpen #haunted #ghost #creepy #scary
And each of these logos is incredibly intricate. They and much of the entryway ceiling is made up of marble mosaic tile. Building staff estimates in total there are 6.1 million tiles throughout the building – each made by hand. #DOD2016 #doorsopen #logo #branding #art #tilework #mosaic
But, this wouldn’t be a historic tour without a ghost story. The Equitable Building is said to be haunted, most likely by a janitor who died in the building in 1902. #DOD2016 #DoorsOpen #ghost #haunted #spooky
One of the most distinct features on the interior of the building is the Equitable Life Assurance Company’s “E”. The decorative motif can be found almost everywhere you look in the building: in fact even the building’s footprint is two back-to-back “E”s. #DOD201 #doorsopen #history #logo #interiordesign #branding
After going through several owners and a few different refurbishments, the Equitable Building was converted into condominiums in 2000. A variety of businesses and offices occupy the street-level spaces. Thanks for joining us today! Check out more about Doors Open Denver at the link in our bio. #DOD2016 #DoorsOpen #housing #condos #renovations
Another incredible decorative feature in the building are several Tiffany stained glass windows along the grand stairway. The intricate designs have been painstakingly restored to show their originally beauty. #DOD2016 #doorsopen #history #architecture #design #art #stainedglass #Tiffany
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