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Quiller Gallery (Creede Boarding House)
Built after one of Creede's fires with a mixture of cinders from the fire and cement placed between two-by-six timbers, this two-story commercial building with transomed glass storefronts was dressed up with an elaborate pressed metal facade. Thin pilasters and ornately scrolled panels frame the two upstairs windows beneath a 3-foot frieze and cornice of metal pressed to look like rough stone with dentils, scallops, and a blind balustrade. The building has housed a grocery, a saloon, the Silver Threads Clothing Store, and, since 1974, the gallery of local artist Stephen Quiller. Quiller “re-silvered” the
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