Colorado Mid-Century Modern Educational Buildings (page 1)

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Adams State University
Alamosa, CO

Zacheis Planetarium

Art Department
The Zacheis Planetarium was built in 1964. The Art Department building was probably built around the same time. [map]

Arvada K-8 School
Arvada, CO
The Arvada K-8 School was built in 1954 for the Arvada High School. When the High School moved in 1971, the facility was used for the Arvada Middle School. It has been the Arvada K-8 School since 2010. [map]

Engineering Center Complex
Boulder, CO
The Engineering Center Complex at the University of Colorado was built in 1965. [map]

Halcyon High School
Boulder, CO
Halcyon High School was built in 1955 and alterations were made in 1963. In 2021, the grid-like windows were replaced and other modifications were made. These photos are from 2023. [map]

University Park Elementary School
Denver, CO
Holy Family High School
Denver, CO
Charles S. Hill
Memorial Carillon
Denver, CO
This University Park Elementary School building was constructed in 1950. [map]

This building at the Holy Family High School was built in 1958. It has housed the Arrupe Jesuit High School since 2003. For more, see this website. [map]

The Charles S. Hill Memorial Carillon at Johnson & Wales University was built in 1961. [map]

University of Denver
Denver, CO

Boettcher Auditorium and Center for Science, Engineering and Research

Johnson-McFarlane Residence Hall

Ben M. Cherrington Hall

The Boettcher Auditorium and Center for Science, Engineering and Research was built in 1960. [map]

The Johnson-McFarlane Residence Hall, aka J-Mac, was built in 1957. [map]

Ben M. Cherrington Hall was designed by Edwin A. Francis and built in 1966. It is part of the Anna & John J. Sie International Relations Complex. [map]

More Denver:
Rishel Middle School