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Blackstock-O'Leary Elementary School

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1926, Mountjoy and Frewen. 225 N. Pine St.

This Neoclassical school building is symmetrical in design, flanked by perpendicular flat-roofed wings on its west side. Yellow brick provides a good background for the red tile cross-gable roof and the terracotta trim, seen in relief banding and sills, molded cornices, and entry surrounds. Paired entrances are offset in the side wings, topped by round-arched transoms and flanked by fluted columns with Corinthian capitals. Brick detailing appears in corbeled, arcaded friezes on the gable ends, recessed banding in the base, and corner piers.

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Author: 
Thomas J. Noel
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Thomas J. Noel, "Blackstock-O'Leary Elementary School", [Gunnison, Colorado], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/CO-01-GU09.

Print Source

Buildings of Colorado, Thomas J. Noel. New York: Oxford University Press, 1997, 539-539.

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