105th Meridian

Union Station | Metro Denver

Installation Information

According to numerology, 105 represents the manifestation of a positive mindset into big ideas to create the changes needed for self-reliance and forward progress. So, it makes perfect sense that Denver's Union Station lies exactly on the 105th meridian west. The rail connection and station were built to put Denver on the map and connect it with the world; the visionaries reached to achieve lofty goals to ensure success. The 105th meridian elevation profile transects 2 mile thick ice sheets, unexplored marine canyons, alpine peaks, salt flats, marshy wetlands and frozen tundra. This piece's reach spans the globe. as a reminder of the lofty aspirations embedded in the pioneer spirit that put Denver on the map.