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Elementary School–Community Center (High School)

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High School
1896. 423 W. Columbia Ave. (northeast corner of Townsend Ave.)

Poor brick-work led to the collapse of an 1895 school, rebuilt as this two-story red brick and tan sandstone edifice notable for its central bay, whose round-arched entry is repeated in second-story and gable windows. A Quonset hut (1949) erected as a gymnasium has been the community center since 1967. A large rear addition (c. 1900) matches the original, even to a twin roof-top cupola.

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Author: 
Thomas J. Noel
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Thomas J. Noel, "Elementary School–Community Center (High School)", [Telluride, Colorado], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/CO-01-SM19.

Print Source

Buildings of Colorado, Thomas J. Noel. New York: Oxford University Press, 1997, 589-590.

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