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Gallegos Homestead

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1925. Gallegos Ranch, south side of Colorado 142, 1 mile west of San Luis

An example of how additions can expand an adobe home as a family grows, Corpus Gallegos's two-story stuccoed adobe has an added gable roof and three wood-frame dormers above the wide, stuccoed front porch. A small balcony in the middle of the east facade as well as additions on the south side and rear modify the original plan of rooms arranged on either side of a central hallway.

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Thomas J. Noel
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Thomas J. Noel, "Gallegos Homestead", [San Luis, Colorado], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/CO-01-CT09.

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