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Lyon Drug Store (Maxwell Building)

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Maxwell Building
1908, Elmer Baer, builder. 840 Lincoln Ave. (northeast corner of 9th St.)

J. P. Maxwell, one of the founders of the Steamboat Springs Town Company, and Elmer Baer, a local contractor, put up this two-story red brick commercial building. Baer used local sandstone for stringcourses, a parapet cap, and Lincoln Avenue's most notable cornice and pediment.

Writing Credits

Thomas J. Noel


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Thomas J. Noel, "Lyon Drug Store (Maxwell Building)", [Steamboat Springs, 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, 522-522.

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