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Gunnison Hotel (Webster Building)

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Webster Building
1882. 229 N. Main St. (NR)

This three-story edifice has storefronts in three bays on the first floor, with a central recessed entrance. Above tall, double-hung upper-story windows is an opulent bracketed metal cornice. Flush stone bands at lintel levels add horizontal emphasis, and the lintels are carved with a curvilinear motif. Herman M. Webster built this to house his prospering dry goods business on the ground floor and family living quarters and hotel accommodations above.

Writing Credits

Thomas J. Noel


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Thomas J. Noel, "Gunnison Hotel (Webster Building)", [Gunnison, Colorado], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

Print Source

Buildings of Colorado, Thomas J. Noel. New York: Oxford University Press, 1997, 538-538.

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