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Boys Club

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1907, F. R. Hastings. 105 E. Moreno Ave. (southeast corner of S. Tejon St.)

Alice Bemis Taylor, who donated the Day Nursery, joined other wealthy donors to raise $6,000 for the adjacent Boys Club. The Penrose family donated a gymnasium (1910) designed with Modernist massing, although the trim details and entry surrounds are Tudor-influenced, as is the variegated brick skin, which matches the Day Nursery. Remodeled most recently in 1984, the gym is now office space.

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Thomas J. Noel
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Thomas J. Noel, "Boys Club", [Colorado Springs, Colorado], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/CO-01-EP04.

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