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Ski Lodge at Mount Crested Butte

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1965, Bruce Alonzo Goff. 33 Whetstone Rd.

One of Frank Lloyd Wright's best-known disciples designed this lodge as a two-story frame cone with shingle cladding and vertical bands of windows. A low, cylindrical base houses sleeping spaces, leaving room for common areas in the dramatically shaped upper story topped by a cylindrical steel chimney with a unique forked finial. Many newer surrounding residences have somewhat diluted the impact of Goff's structure, but it remains prominent on the open east slope above the ski village center.

Writing Credits

Thomas J. Noel


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Thomas J. Noel, "Ski Lodge at Mount Crested Butte", [Crested Butte, 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, 542-542.

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