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Pitkin Creek Park Condominiums and Shops

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1979, Briner and Scott. 4000 Bighorn Rd., East Vail

Simple textured plywood sheathes this angular compound that combines street-floor shops with two floors of affordable condominium housing. The housing units, under steeply pitched shed roofs, have generous balconies and fireplaces. This is a rare alternative for employees of Vail businesses to the usual long commute from mobile home parks or distant communities with affordable housing.

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Thomas J. Noel
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Thomas J. Noel, "Pitkin Creek Park Condominiums and Shops", [Vail, Colorado], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/CO-01-EA04.

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