The Definitive Resource Of Oscar Wilde's Visits To America

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Tabor Grand Opera House

Wednesday, April 12, 1882

The Decorative Arts


Newspaper report

Rocky Mountain News, (Denver) April 13, 1882, 1


Tabor Grand Opera House (and hotel)

Southwest corner of Sixteenth and Curtis Streets, Denver, CO

Built: 1880-81 (W.J. Edbrooke, F. P. Burnham, Chicago, IL, for Horace A. W. Tabor)

Opened: 1881

Remodeled: 1921 (as a movie theater)

Demolished: 1964

Site now occupied by: a bank


Wilde's second lecture in Denver three days later.

Wilde also appeared at another Tabor Opera House on the following evening when he lectured in Leadville, CO.


Windsor Hotel

Northeast corner of 18th and Larimer Streets, Denver, CO

Built: 1879-80 (James Duff)

Opened: June 23, 1880

Demolished: 1960s

Replaced by: a parking lot

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