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Las Animas Middle School (Bent County High School)

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Bent County High School
1913, James Larson. 1939, addition, John Gray. 1214 Thompson Blvd. (U.S. 50), between Poplar and Cottonwood aves.

The two-story brick school with an elevated basement of rough-faced stone block has a central portico with six two-story fluted columns culminating in Ionic capitals. The window bands have molded and bracketed lintels, and above are a frieze, a bracketed cornice, and a plain parapet. Paneled vertical piers mark the corners. The gymnasium-auditorium addition is Moderne.

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Thomas J. Noel
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Thomas J. Noel, "Las Animas Middle School (Bent County High School)", [Las Animas, Colorado], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/CO-01-BN02.

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