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Bouton House

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1895, Harlan Thomas. 183 N. Sherwood St. (NR)

One of the handsomest domiciles in town, this two-and-one-half-story balloon-frame house has beautiful proportions and Colonial Revival details. Jay H. Bouton (or Boughton), an attorney, businessman, judge, and politician, spearheaded the cultural crusade to erect the Opera House ( LR01.2). The ground-floor wrap-around veranda features decorative urn finials on its baluster railing. The second floor overhangs the first, and the roof is a complex combination of hip and gable elements incorporating third-story overhanging front gables with Palladian windows. A barn and a root cellar survive in back.

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Author: 
Thomas J. Noel
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Thomas J. Noel, "Bouton House", [Fort Collins, Colorado], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/CO-01-LR21.

Print Source

Buildings of Colorado, Thomas J. Noel. New York: Oxford University Press, 1997, 232-232.

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