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Smith-Elisha House

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1886. 320 W. Main St. (NR)

This asymmetrical collection of porches, bays, gables, and dormers rises three stories without benefit of a corner tower, the only piece missing from a picture puzzle of Queen elements. Mining man Eben Smith built this intriguing composition, which, with the matching clapboard carriage house, is now used as offices.

Writing Credits

Thomas J. Noel


What's Nearby


Thomas J. Noel, "Smith-Elisha House", [Aspen, 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, 493-494.

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