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Anne Evans Mountain Home

Added by yongli on 06/28/2017 - 14:41, last changed on 01/18/2020 - 12:19
The Anne Evans Mountain Home is a rustic cottage built by Anne Evans at an elevation of about 8,200 feet on her family’s large ranch in the Upper Bear Creek watershed in eastern Clear Creek County . Completed in 1911, the house was notable for its vertical log construction and artistic interiors,...

Bradford-Perley House

Added by yongli on 05/19/2017 - 15:33, last changed on 09/02/2017 - 01:07
The Bradford-Perley House was originally built in about 1860 to serve as a station house along Robert Bradford ’s wagon road to mining areas in the Rocky Mountains. Located in what is now Ken-Caryl Ranch southwest of Denver , the house later became the headquarters of the Perley family’s ranching...

De Beque House

Added by yongli on 12/20/2016 - 14:05, last changed on 08/25/2017 - 18:16

De Beque House

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The De Beque House was built in 1889 at 233 Denver Street in the town of De Beque, Mesa County . It was the home of Wallace A.E. de Beque , one of the town’s founders. The wood-frame house has remained mostly unchanged since de Beque’s death in 1930 and is the last surviving property that...

Doud House

Added by yongli on 10/28/2016 - 10:29, last changed on 11/13/2019 - 09:05
Located at 750 Lafayette Street in Denver’s East Seventh Avenue Historic District, the Doud House was built in 1905 and occupied by the Doud family from 1906 to 1960. It is significant for its association with Dwight and Mamie Doud Eisenhower, who were married in the house in 1916 and visited...

Driggs Mansion

Added by yongli on 05/03/2017 - 16:52, last changed on 02/15/2020 - 01:07
Driggs Mansion is a one-story sandstone house in Unaweep Canyon that was built for Laurence Driggs around 1918. Constructed by Grand Junction stonemason Nunzio Grasso and his son, the house later served as a hunting retreat before parts of it were torn down in the 1940s and 1950s. Today the mansion...

Edward T. Taylor House

Added by yongli on 09/10/2015 - 16:45, last changed on 11/07/2019 - 11:16
Longtime Colorado state senator and US Congressman Edward T. Taylor (1858–1941) built his house in downtown Glenwood Springs (903 Bennett Ave, Glenwood Springs, CO 81601) in 1904. Taylor lived in the house whenever he was in Colorado during the three decades he served in the US House of...

Hornbek House

Added by yongli on 12/19/2016 - 15:58, last changed on 01/30/2021 - 09:52
Built in 1878, the Hornbek House in Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument is significant for its association with Adeline Hornbek, a single mother who started a ranch in the Florissant area and lived in the house for twenty-seven years. The large one-and-a-half-story house is also an outstanding...

Long House

Added by yongli on 05/04/2017 - 14:42, last changed on 09/09/2020 - 15:45
Long House is the second-largest cliff dwelling in Mesa Verde National Park . Built by Ancestral Puebloans in the 1200s, the 150-room dwelling was rediscovered by the Wetherill brothers and Charles Mason in early 1890. In the late 1950s and early 1960s, it was excavated and eventually opened to...

Lorraine Lodge/Boettcher Mansion

Added by yongli on 11/05/2015 - 16:55, last changed on 10/07/2019 - 11:55
Charles Boettcher (1852–1948), one of Colorado’s most important early businessmen and philanthropists, built Lorraine Lodge (now known as Boettcher Mansion) in 1917 as a summer retreat at the top of Lookout Mountain , west of Golden . It stands as a particularly elaborate example of the rustic...

Romano Residence

Added by yongli on 05/19/2017 - 13:12, last changed on 08/31/2017 - 06:35
The Romano Residence is a one-story Craftsman-style bungalow on South Golden Road in the Pleasant View neighborhood southeast of Golden (16300 S Golden Rd, Golden, CO 80401). Built in 1927, the cobblestone house has been in the Romano family since 1929 and remains largely in its original condition...

Sculptured House

Added by yongli on 07/05/2017 - 11:10, last changed on 04/17/2020 - 08:58
The Sculptured House was designed by modernist architect Charles Deaton and built in 1963–66 on Genesee Mountain west of Denver . Deaton’s only house design, the building is distinctive for its clamshell shape, which can be seen rising above Interstate 70 and was featured in Woody Allen’s 1973...

Spruce Tree House

Added by yongli on 05/05/2017 - 10:51, last changed on 09/04/2021 - 12:35
Spruce Tree House is the third-largest cliff dwelling in Mesa Verde National Park , and the first seen by most visitors because of its location near park headquarters. Built by the Ancestral Pueblo in the 1200s, Euro-Americans came to know the 114-room dwelling through rancher Richard Wetherill and...

Staley-Rouse House

Added by yongli on 07/05/2017 - 13:46, last changed on 12/06/2017 - 01:07
Located at 518 Main Street in Frisco , the Staley-Rouse House was built in 1908–9 for William and Alvarena Staley. The house is unique in Colorado for having a first floor made of vertical logs and a second floor of horizontal logs, which gives it a distinctive and easily recognizable look. In 2017...

W. E. Heginbotham House

Added by yongli on 12/03/2015 - 12:29, last changed on 10/29/2019 - 10:26
Completed in 1921, Holyoke banker William E. Heginbotham’s large Craftsman-style house with extensive gardens was long one of the most stylish residences in Phillips County . Upon his death in 1968, Heginbotham gave his house to the town of Holyoke , which now uses it as a public library...

Willowcroft Manor

Added by yongli on 05/05/2017 - 13:42, last changed on 03/18/2020 - 13:47
Willowcroft Manor was built in 1884 as the home of Littleton -area pioneer Joseph W. Bowles. Designed by early Colorado architect Robert S. Roeschlaub , the two-story stone house was on Bowles’s property near the southwest corner of what is now West Bowles Avenue (which was named for Bowles) and...
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