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c. 1931, M. S. Beach, builder; 1958 renovation. Northeast corner of 3rd and Main sts. (Colorado 34)

This symmetrical red brick box with an unusual front corner parapet and a hexagonal roof has round-arched windows slightly recessed into individual bays. The entry vestibule extends at an angle across the corner.

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Author: 
Thomas J. Noel
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Thomas J. Noel, "Public Library", [Akron, Colorado], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/CO-01-WS01.

Print Source

Buildings of Colorado, Thomas J. Noel. New York: Oxford University Press, 1997, 271-271.

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