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Old City Hall

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1883, Jacob Kochevar, builder. 132 Elk Ave. (southwest corner of 2nd St.)

Crowned by a square, open bell tower, this two-story frame false-fronted building with a central, arched entry housed the town hall and fire department until 1952. One of the most picturesque structures in a picturesque town, it has shiplap siding and distinctive round arches that form a motif on the flush board facade cut to look like ashlar masonry. The old stone jailhouse (c. 1883) sits behind at 409 2nd Street.

Writing Credits

Author: 
Thomas J. Noel
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Thomas J. Noel, "Old City Hall", [Crested Butte, Colorado], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/CO-01-GU21.

Print Source

Buildings of Colorado, Thomas J. Noel. New York: Oxford University Press, 1997, 541-541.

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