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Phelps House

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1938. 1984, remodeling, Hurtig, Gardner and Froelich. 420 Lincoln St.
  • (Carol M. Highsmith Archive, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division)

This neo-Pueblo Revival house of stucco over brick combines irregular massing and buttressed and battered walls with such fanciful touches as vigas and a small exterior ladder that connects the first story with a stepped-back second level. The design incorporates small-paned windows and a curvilinear roofline. The owner, James Vernon Phelps, and his family have made their home and its walled garden a showcase for southwestern art.

Writing Credits

Thomas J. Noel


What's Nearby


Thomas J. Noel, "Phelps House", [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, 324-324.

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