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La Mariposa Health Station

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1974, Robert Engelke. 1020 W. 11th Ave. (southwest corner of Kalamath St.)
  • Former La Mariposa Health Station Looking south (Photo by Hannah Simonson)

Society's concern with the health of its poorest members is celebrated in this two-story stuccoed cinderblock monument, whose sloping walls accented with glazed tile, buttresses, deep reveals around small windows, and red tile roofs honor the Central American heritage of the surrounding Chicano neighborhood.

Writing Credits

Thomas J. Noel


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Thomas J. Noel, "La Mariposa Health Station", [Denver, Colorado], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

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