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Hospitality House (Teller County Hospital)
After decades of neglect and abandonment, this two-story white elephant with Neoclassical trim was acquired by the Mackin family during the 1970s. They converted it to a hotel and headquarters for a mobile home park. The large hospital has a glass-enclosed two-story front porch framed between wooden Ionic columns and a grand, pressed red brick entry arch. A discreet rear addition and the eighteen original rooms, restored by Colorado Springs architect David Barber, use a hospital theme to tickle the fancy of tourists wanting “intensive care.”
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