GE’s ‘New American’ model home from 1935 renovated ahead of sale

Once billed as “Denver’s first ‘New American’ home” in a 1935 edition of The Denver Post, the General Electric Co. demonstration home at 6020 Montview Blvd. was designed to show buyers that electric living didn’t have to be expensive. The home recently went on the market, bringing with it a reminder of conveniences modern homebuyers expect.

At the time of its display, it boasted a kitchen with an electric range, dishwasher, lighting and ventilation, automatic gas heat and air conditioning and “every…

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