Iconic Arapahoe Acres Stands
the Test of Time for one of the Country's
Best Examples of a Mid-Century Modern Neighborhood!
Relevant Today as when it was first Built 61 Years Ago Arapahoe Acres
Still Exemplifies Great Neighborhood Planning, Architectural Interest
and a Strong Connection to its Topography.
124 Homes were Built in Arapahoe Acres, and Became an Overnight
Post WWII Phenomena. In Fact, it was the First Neighborhood to be
Listed as a Historic District in the National Register of Historic Places!
Passion and Intrigue with Modern Design and Sensibilities
Architect and DU Professor Eugene Sternberg
began the Design/Build Process.
Hawkins was fascinated with Frank Lloyd Wright
and Studied his
Works in Illinois and brought the Usonian Style
back with him that Helped
Define Arapahoe Acres Character and Design
Materials and the Natural Topography of the Site were Critical in the way the Homes
were Designed and Tucked into the Landscape. Natural Stone, Wood, Aluminum,
Glass, Concrete and Brick were used to Harmonize with the Environment
and Create the Incredible Indoor/Outdoor Connection.
Curving Streets, Historic Mid-Century Street Signage, Jaw Dropping Landscape,
Diverse Usonian Architecture and Creative and Fun Neighbors Brings an
Incredible Afternoon Stroll Thru a Treasured American Neighborhood!
SEARCH ARAPAHOE ACRES
- Arapahoe Acres Home and Garden Tour
- Usonian Style Homes
- Ranches, Bi-Levels and Tri-Levels
- Curving Streets
- Mid-Century Americana Street Signage
- Lush Landscape with Lots of Japanese Garden Influence