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Silverthorne Town Hall, Library, and Police Complex

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1989, Dokken Crowe Architects. 601 Center Circle

Beautifully landscaped into the rocky bank of the Blue River, this 17,000-square-foot Post-modern structure houses city offices, the library, and the police station. The Frisco architects used plenty of glass to admit daylight and visually incorporate the Blue River greenway setting. Angular lines and stark, steep gables characterize the facade and beamed entry pavilions. Inside, Dokken Crowe attempted to create “a playful and somewhat ethereal atmosphere conducive to enhancing employee morale and productivity during the long winter months.”

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Author: 
Thomas J. Noel
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Thomas J. Noel, "Silverthorne Town Hall, Library, and Police Complex", [Silverthorne, Colorado], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/CO-01-ST31.

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Buildings of Colorado, Thomas J. Noel. New York: Oxford University Press, 1997, 466-467.

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