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Colorado Mid-Century Modern: Roof & Canopies

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AT&T
Caņon City, CO
This AT&T store previously housed an Alltel Wireless office. The building might be from the 1960s. I believe it has always been used by a telecommunications company since there is a tower in the parking lot. [map]

Honnen Ice Arena
Colorado Springs, CO
Schlessman Natatorium
Colorado Springs, CO
The Honnen Ice Arena and the Schlessman Natatorium were designed by Lusk & Wallace and built from 1963-1966 for Colorado College. There are plans to demolish the Ice Arena once the Robson Arena is completed. I believe that the Natatorium building will also be demolished. [map]

Rainbo Baking Company
Commerce City, CO
The Rainbo Baking Company building was built in 1956. It features a trio of connected concrete barrel vaults. In 2015, the sign was removed and destroyed. The building now houses Bimbo Bakeries. [map]

Hangar 61
Denver, CO
Hangar 61 was designed by Milo Ketchum. It was built in 1959 for the Ideal Cement Company's airplane. This building is all that remains for the Stapleton Airport which closed in 1994. The building housed the Stapleton Fellowship Church since 2007. It now houses the Arise Church Denver. For more, see this website. [map]

Denver Coliseum
Denver, CO
The Denver Coliseum was designed by Anton Tedesko and built in 1951. The roof was made from 5,400 tons of concrete. For more, see this website. [map]

Penn Square Apartments
Denver, CO
The Penn Square Apartments were built from 1967-1968. In the mid-1970s, the building was converted into condos. [map]

More Denver:
C-70 Building
May D&F [vintage; gone]
shopping center
Women's Club
Wonder Bread

Cuca's Mexican Restaurant
Pueblo, CO
Cuca's Mexican Restaurant was apparently an eight-sided building originally with a dome top. It appears to be a mid-century construction. A larger addition was attached to the back of the building at some point. Does anyone know what was here originally? By 2018, the building was housing Club Ice. [map]

Bud Werner Memorial Library
Steamboat Springs, CO
The Bud Werner Memorial Library was built in 1967. [map]

Sebastiani Gym
Trinidad, CO
The Sebastiani Gym is part of the Holy Trinity Church School. It was built in 1957 from precast concrete. For more, see this website. [map]

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