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Walsenburg Middle School (Walsenburg High School)

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Walsenburg High School
1933, Isaac H. Rapp. 415 Walsen Ave.
  • (Carol M. Highsmith Archive, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division)

In one of his last designs, Isaac Rapp, known for his work in Trinidad (see Las Animas County), used red brick with cast stone frosting for a vaguely Collegiate Gothic school building with buttresses, an ornate parapet, and slender, octagonal towers and a grand, Gothic-arched entry.

Writing Credits

Thomas J. Noel


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Thomas J. Noel, "Walsenburg Middle School (Walsenburg High School)", [Walsenburg, 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, 371-371.

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