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Bud Werner Memorial Library

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1967, Tor Westgaard. 1987, addition, William J. Rangitsch. 1289 Lincoln Ave.

The library's original building, a 3,500-square-foot modified A frame, was a chapelshaped memorial to a local ski champion killed in 1964 by an avalanche in the Swiss Alps during motion picture filming. Sensitive enlargement came with a 6,500-squarefoot rectangular addition to the west gable end. The entire structure has been resurfaced with horizontal redwood siding, while the profile and pointed-arch clerestory of the original building have been preserved. Just across the Yampa River is the hot spring for which the town is named.

Writing Credits

Author: 
Thomas J. Noel
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Thomas J. Noel, "Bud Werner Memorial Library", [Steamboat Springs, Colorado], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/CO-01-RT04.

Print Source

Buildings of Colorado, Thomas J. Noel. New York: Oxford University Press, 1997, 522-523.

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