Denver’s Creswell Mansion gives new meaning to the phrase “high Victorian.”
Located in the Capitol Hill area of the city, the landmarked mansion dates to 1889 and was originally built for Denver businessman Joseph Creswell, according to the Denver Public Library. Designed by John J. Huddart, the residence is built in High Victorian style, which combines elements of Queen Anne and Romanesque Revival architecture.
It’s also the site of a marijuana dispensary and “was the Colorado headquarters for the Marijuana Policy Project, which was responsible for creating the legalization laws for Colorado in 2012. The mansion was also the offices for the law firm Vicente Sederberg around the same time. This is where the world’s first successful recreational marijuana bill was written, Amendment 64, as well as many other marijuana milestones,” according to its website.
Now, the Creswell Mansion, also nicknamed “the Marijuana Mansion,” has hit the market for $2.3 million. The property also includes a second, leased out building that’s home to the Grant Street Green Dragon Dispensary.
“The mansion could have a multitude of different uses in the future, including for residential or short-term rentals or more traditional office users. The current owner can fully vacate the