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Moffat County Courthouse

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1917, William N. Bowman. 1963, Nixon and Jones. 221 W. Victory Way

A modern courthouse similar to Lester Jones's Usonian creation in Cañon City (Fremont County, FR16), this three-story, red brick cubistic composition has copper fascias and trim and recessed and cantilevered spaces. A look at the backside reveals how the newer structure incorporates and hides Bowman's original building of rough-faced sandstone.

Writing Credits

Author: 
Thomas J. Noel
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Thomas J. Noel, "Moffat County Courthouse", [Craig, Colorado], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/CO-01-MF04.

Print Source

Buildings of Colorado, Thomas J. Noel. New York: Oxford University Press, 1997, 518-518.

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