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Vail Interfaith Chapel

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1976, 1978 (enlargement), Pierce, Briner and Scott. 19 Vail Rd.

This version of a Tyrolean chapel uses Vail's prescribed white stucco and dark wood trim in a stark, emphatically Modernist church. The 500-seat interior is modernized Gothic made possible by glue-laminated arches, but generic enough to accommodate seven different denominations that moved out of restaurants and bars where they had been meeting amid the lingering Saturday night fumes.

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Thomas J. Noel
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Thomas J. Noel, "Vail Interfaith Chapel", [Vail, Colorado], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/CO-01-EA10.

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