Broad eaves give a Prairie Style horizontality to this one-story Beaux-Arts Mediterranean Revival library with a creamy stucco exterior and a red tile roof. A 1967 south addition in burnt orange brick clashed with the original. Durango architect Michael Bell came up with a fine solution: his new entry hides the 1967 eyesore and uses cream-colored stucco walls with cast stone banding that matches the original jewel box.
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