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The Mission

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1989, John Dengler and Associates. 400 Linden Center Dr. and Linden St.

The Mission, which started as a project of local Catholic community service agencies and was built with multidenominational support, incorporates men's, women's, and family quarters as well as a cafeteria, a job bank, and an elderly outreach program. The architects used gable roofs to give the Post-modern building a residential look. The beige brick and sandy stucco and a skeletal bell tower subtly suggest a southwestern mission.

Writing Credits

Thomas J. Noel


What's Nearby


Thomas J. Noel, "The Mission", [Fort Collins, 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, 226-227.

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