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Mayo House

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1920, Jacques Benedict. 32743 Upper Bear Creek Rd. (north side behind large wrought iron gate reading “Rosedale”)

Jacques Benedict designed this house to look like a medieval monastery, complete with an arcaded cloister, steep-pitched front gable, and octagonal Gothic Revival tower. Uncoursed native rhyolite and log half-timbering characterize the rough-hewn exterior of a sophisticated design. This fanciful mountain home merited publication in The Western Architect. Descendants of the original owner, Paul T. Mayo, still reside here.

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Author: 
Thomas J. Noel
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Thomas J. Noel, "Mayo House", [Evergreen, Colorado], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/CO-01-JF54.

Print Source

Buildings of Colorado, Thomas J. Noel. New York: Oxford University Press, 1997, 166-166.

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