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First Presbyterian Church

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1987, Arthur Everett of Everett Zeigel Architecture. 510 S. 27th Ave.

With its tiered triangular dormers rising out of moundlike massing, this fantastic hilltop structure is reminiscent of resorts such as San Diego's Hotel Del Coronado. The dormers dramatize a triangular profile, created by a tall, pyramidal roof rising to a large, central cross. Beneath is a square, red brick building, its first story sparsely adorned except for soldier brick courses. An exposed wood truss supports the 50-foot-high roof and crowns the sanctuary and fellowship hall.

Writing Credits

Thomas J. Noel


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Thomas J. Noel, "First Presbyterian Church", [Brighton, Colorado], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

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