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Cortez School Administration Building

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1930s, WPA?. 121 E. 1st St.

One of the few handsome, unaltered edifices in town is sheathed in rusticated local sandstone trimmed in the same stone. A grand, round-arched entry and stepped parapet are among the most appealing of several discreet details. Originally a school, it is now the administrative headquarters of the school district.

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Author: 
Thomas J. Noel
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Thomas J. Noel, "Cortez School Administration Building", [Cortez, Colorado], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/CO-01-MT05.

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Buildings of Colorado, Thomas J. Noel. New York: Oxford University Press, 1997, 595-595.

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