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Pickle Barrel (Sherwin and Houghton Store)

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Sherwin and Houghton Store
1880, George Bauer and John Schultz, stonemasons. 1304 Greene St. (southeast corner of 13th St.)

Stonemasons George Bauer and John Schultz of Del Norte built this gem with the help of local carpenters Emile Homann and George Swan. They used local gray granite for the walls and an unusual stone false front with a tiny wooden bracketed cornice. Rough-cut granite blocks form the uncoursed walls, inside and out, of this one-story commercial building with its original triple-arch plate glass storefront, hardwood floors, and 12-foot-high ceilings.

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Author: 
Thomas J. Noel
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Thomas J. Noel, "Pickle Barrel (Sherwin and Houghton Store)", [Silverton, Colorado], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/CO-01-SA04.

Print Source

Buildings of Colorado, Thomas J. Noel. New York: Oxford University Press, 1997, 562-562.

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