You are here

Antlers Bar

-A A +A
1896. Main St. and Moffat Ave.

This false-fronted frame structure began life as a saloon and has now been returned to that function after serving as a pool hall and soft drink store during Prohibition. Since 1933 Michael and Emily Benedict have operated the one-story tavern as an unreformed nineteenth-century western saloon. The stark white lap siding and plate glass exterior open to a bare plank floor and paneled walls with a collection of stuffed animals, artifacts, and barroom art, trophies, and humor. One ornate Victorian bar is for drinking and the other is a lunch counter in this long and lean watering hole.

Writing Credits

Thomas J. Noel


What's Nearby


Thomas J. Noel, "Antlers Bar", [Yampa, 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, 530-530.

If SAH Archipedia has been useful to you, please consider supporting it.

SAH Archipedia tells the story of the United States through its buildings, landscapes, and cities. This freely available resource empowers the public with authoritative knowledge that deepens their understanding and appreciation of the built environment. But the Society of Architectural Historians, which created SAH Archipedia with University of Virginia Press, needs your support to maintain the high-caliber research, writing, photography, cartography, editing, design, and programming that make SAH Archipedia a trusted online resource available to all who value the history of place, heritage tourism, and learning.

, ,