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Roberto's Restaurant (First Christian Church)

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First Christian Church
1890, The Reverend John Stevens. 400 E. Main St. (southeast corner of Walnut St.)

Allegedly designed and built by the pastor, a stonemason, this became the church for a Spanish-speaking Presbyterian congregation in 1922 and later a warehouse. In the 1970s it was converted to a restaurant. The church combines Romanesque Revival and Queen Anne details and uses local sandstone to advantage in walls skillfully rounded at the corners, stone diapered trim, and stone scrollwork.

Writing Credits

Thomas J. Noel


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Thomas J. Noel, "Roberto's Restaurant (First Christian Church)", [Trinidad, 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, 379-379.

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