The brick duplex that arrived on Elizabeth Street in Congress Park in 1892 had its front porch turned into a parlor annex by the time other homes arrived in the neighborhood in the early 1900s. No. 1348, forming the south side, saw few changes for the next hundred years, and that didn’t please Michael Moore, owner of Cherry Creek’s Simply Moore Makeup Studio at 3rd and St. Paul, when he took a contract on it a few years ago.
Michael Moore and agent Lisa Santos show his remodeled duplex in Congress Park. The split configuration from 1892 was half Denver Square, and on Moore’s side, Mission style.
“I looked for a year and saw a hundred houses,” he told me, showing the eye-catching makeover he was to give this home. “I felt it was good before, but not 100 percent.” more »