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Morrison Schoolhouse

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1875, George Morrison. 226 Spring St. (NR)

Expressing the elevated goals of public education, this is an impressively vertical composition, once heightened by an open bell tower. Large blocks of rough-faced red Morrison sandstone frame pairs of square-top windows, trimmed in the same sandstone. The building was used as a school until the 1950s and is now a private home with a garage and deck addition.

Writing Credits

Thomas J. Noel


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Thomas J. Noel, "Morrison Schoolhouse", [Morrison, 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, 161-161.

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