You are here

Manitou Spa

-A A +A
1920. 934 Manitou Ave. (NR)

This vaguely Spanish Colonial Revival structure of stuccoed concrete is three stories with a central tower capped by a pyramidal tile roof. The sun deck above the entrance and a flat-roofed third-story setback relieve the overall squareness, as do several hipped tile roofs. Inside, a vaulted ceiling covers the mineral spring, and the walls are decorated with murals depicting local legend and history. The second floor was for the baths, and the third floor had private bedrooms, since converted to apartments.

Writing Credits

Author: 
Thomas J. Noel
×

Data

What's Nearby

Citation

Thomas J. Noel, "Manitou Spa", [Manitou Springs, Colorado], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/CO-01-EP78.

If SAH Archipedia has been useful to you, please consider supporting it.

SAH Archipedia tells the story of the United States through its buildings, landscapes, and cities. This freely available resource empowers the public with authoritative knowledge that deepens their understanding and appreciation of the built environment. But the Society of Architectural Historians, which created SAH Archipedia with University of Virginia Press, needs your support to maintain the high-caliber research, writing, photography, cartography, editing, design, and programming that make SAH Archipedia a trusted online resource available to all who value the history of place, heritage tourism, and learning.

, ,