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American Furniture Company (Mechanics and Masonic Hall)

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Mechanics and Masonic Hall
1890–1891, Francis W. Cooper. 207–211 N. Main St. (NR)
  • (Carol M. Highsmith Archive, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division)

This five-story commercial building has long punctuated the Pueblo skyline. Pioneer architect Francis W. Cooper also had a hand in the design of many other important downtown structures. The pressed brick and red sandstone building features a central two-story bay window framed in copper. Other notable details include the row of arched windows and a broken stringcourse along the fourth story, the decorative brick-work on the fifth story, and the large fan of carved stone in the center section of the cornice.

Writing Credits

Thomas J. Noel


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Thomas J. Noel, "American Furniture Company (Mechanics and Masonic Hall)", [Pueblo, Colorado], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

Print Source

Buildings of Colorado, Thomas J. Noel. New York: Oxford University Press, 1997, 315-315.

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