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La Jara School

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1930s?. Northeast corner of Poplar and Main sts.

This two-story, red brick school building is an unusual local example of vernacular Streamline Moderne style. The design employs curves and horizontal lines, with a cantilevered entrance canopy trimmed in bright aluminum. Ribbon windows and glass block, as well as the flat roof, further accent the horizontality.

Writing Credits

Thomas J. Noel


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Thomas J. Noel, "La Jara School", [La Jara, Colorado], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

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