First edition of this rare separately issued map of Denver, published by Edward Rollandet in Denver.
A fine large map illustrating the early subdivisions in the city of Denver. The map includes the names of early land owners, streets, buildings, parks, creeks, rivers, lakes, canals, property owners, farms, rail, cable, horsecar, motor lines, etc.
The map shows Denver from the period of one of it's greatest booms. The population grew from approximately 35,000 to 105,000 between 1880 and 1890. Most of the new development spread south and east from the central business district. Rollandet shows every existing city lot, with many subdivisions identified by name, and the city's extensive railway connections carefully laid down. Many important buildings and other sites are named, including the Colorado State Capitol, then under construction.