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Saguache County Bank

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1880, 1913. 311 Main St.

Established as the Pioneer Bank of Saguache County, with Isaac Gotthelf as president, this narrow, single-story brick bank was given a facelift in 1913, when the Denver Terra Cotta Company applied a classical pedimented facade of terracotta, limestone, and marble. Elegant columns flank the entry in an elaborate composition for so small a structure. Since 1927 the building has been used as a store, a cold storage locker, and a residence.

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Author: 
Thomas J. Noel
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Thomas J. Noel, "Saguache County Bank", [Saguache, Colorado], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/CO-01-SH08.

Print Source

Buildings of Colorado, Thomas J. Noel. New York: Oxford University Press, 1997, 439-439.

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