This recently restored frame hotel consists of a two-story original structure with a smaller 1902 frame addition. It was stuccoed to comply with a new ordinance after a 1913 fire that claimed the hotel's ice-house and stables, along with other downtown buildings. The third-story gables retain their original bargeboard and wood shingles in an alternating square and fishscale pattern beneath a sunburst. In contrast to the Queen Anne facade, the other three walls are plain-Jane stuccoed planks.
You are here
Rio Grande Southern Hotel
If SAH Archipedia has been useful to you, please consider supporting it.
SAH Archipedia tells the story of the United States through its buildings, landscapes, and cities. This freely available resource empowers the public with authoritative knowledge that deepens their understanding and appreciation of the built environment. But the Society of Architectural Historians, which created SAH Archipedia with University of Virginia Press, needs your support to maintain the high-caliber research, writing, photography, cartography, editing, design, and programming that make SAH Archipedia a trusted online resource available to all who value the history of place, heritage tourism, and learning.