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Monument Headquarters (Superintendent's Residence)

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Superintendent's Residence
1939, WPA (Kenneth Saunders). Colorado 150 (NR)

This one-story adobe structure resembling Territorial Style buildings exemplifies the National Park Service predilection for vernacular, rustic structures built of local materials. A WPA project designed by a team from the Santa Fe regional office led by architect Kenneth Saunders, it includes a walled courtyard and entrance station, overseen by a long veranda on the side of the house. The low gable roofs have protruding vigas. The former living room has been converted to the superintendent's office.

Writing Credits

Thomas J. Noel

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