You are here

Coronado Building

-A A +A
1905, Bessie Smith. 900–920 9th Ave. (southeast corner of 9th St. Mall)

This sleek, two-story brick building has ornate corbeling and diapered panels, with sandstone trim that becomes bands of sills and lintels for the upper story added about 1909. Scars show where a protruding cornice once adorned this handsome structure. Bessie Smith, Greeley's pioneer woman architect, was the daughter of a local contractor who trained with the Denver architecture firm of Baerresen Brothers.

Writing Credits

Thomas J. Noel


What's Nearby


Thomas J. Noel, "Coronado Building", [Greeley, 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, 243-243.

If SAH Archipedia has been useful to you, please consider supporting it.

SAH Archipedia tells the story of the United States through its buildings, landscapes, and cities. This freely available resource empowers the public with authoritative knowledge that deepens their understanding and appreciation of the built environment. But the Society of Architectural Historians, which created SAH Archipedia with University of Virginia Press, needs your support to maintain the high-caliber research, writing, photography, cartography, editing, design, and programming that make SAH Archipedia a trusted online resource available to all who value the history of place, heritage tourism, and learning.