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Watson's Clothing and Gents' Furnishings

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c. 1883. 101 S. Main St.

This all-wood Italianate false-fronted building has wooden “cast iron” pilasters and “stone” quoins—Carpenter's Gothic icing on a gingerbread facade. The side walls are sheathed with corrugated sheet metal siding. Inside, the original counter and some other fixtures are still in use.

Writing Credits

Thomas J. Noel


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Thomas J. Noel, "Watson's Clothing and Gents' Furnishings", [Breckenridge, 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, 460-460.

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