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Atwater House

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1898. 821 Macon Ave.

Queen Anne massing focused on a square corner tower distinguishes this two-story brick home with sandstone foundation, windowsills, pediments, and stringcourses. A polygonal, two-story bay flanks the west side, while a three-story turret stands at the southwest corner. Double and triple fluted colonnettes with Corinthian capitals support the front porch roof. Originally owned by Samuel H. Atwater, a realtor, the house deteriorated after conversion to a tuberculosis sanatarium but has now been restored as a private residence.

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Thomas J. Noel
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Thomas J. Noel, "Atwater House", [Cañon City, Colorado], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/CO-01-FR14.

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