Nathan, better known by his YouTube channel name Elevating Denver, is an elevator photographer based in Denver, CO.
Emergence on YouTube
Elevating Denver took his first video on September 23, 2013 of the Denver Airport train. Although he started filming elevators on December 26, 2013, Nathan did not create his YouTube channel until September 25, 2014 when he uploaded his first video (the high-rise Schindler-Haughton elevators, then being currently modernized by TKE, at Plaza Tower One ). Since then he has uploaded nearly 400 (as of November 2016) videos from 9 US states.
On August 27, 2016 Nathan created a second YouTube channel called ProxCentral to which he uploads video demos of HID and RFID proximity cards, showing them being identified by various readers.
- He took his first video on September 23, 2013 of the Denver Airport train. It was not uploaded to YouTube until September 1, 2015.
- His first elevator video was taken on December 26, 2013 and uploaded October 27, 2014.
- Elevating Denver has filmed elevators in 9 US states (Colorado, Nevada, Arizona, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Kansas, Iowa, Michigan, and Wisconsin).
- Although he mostly films elevators, Nathan's most popular video is one of the Denver Airport train, having accumulated more than 20,000 views as of November 2016.
- Although he has not met up with any other community members, Nathan has filmed an elevator while having JimLiElevators on the phone.
- On March 28, 2015 he uploaded a video of the first (at least to be labeled as such) Schindler 6400NA modernized elevators located at the LINQ Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, NV.
- Nathan has some elevator parts including a ThyssenKrupp Aurora call button, Innovation Universal intermediate hall station (with fire service), and Innovation Universal intermediate hall lantern.
- Elevating Denver has a public map showing some of the places that he has filmed.
- On August 27, 2016 he uploaded a video of Colorado's first known Schindler 3300 elevator located at the Colorado Skin and Vein Institute in Englewood, CO.
- Besides elevators, Nathan also finds interest in aircraft, hotels, and proximity cards/readers.
- Also on August 27, 2016 he opened a second YouTube channel called ProxCentral to which he uploads demo videos of proximity cards and readers.