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Lake City, Colorado Historic District

Lake City's Architectural Heritage:

Four historic churches have endured for more than 100 years, surviving high country winters and fires: the Baptist, Catholic, Presbyterian, and Episcopal churches.  Some had an adjacent manse or parish house where the minister lived.

Also in this section:
 Town of Lake City, PO Box 544, Lake City, CO  81235.  970-944-2333.  
Gothic Revival
  • 1870s
  • Rocky Mountain West variation known as "Carpenter Gothic"
  • One-and-one-half story height
  • Steep, gabled roof
  • Wood frame construction
  • Exterior of horizontal wood siding
  • Bargeboard, shingles, or other gable-end trim
  • Tall narrow windows, many with elaborate window surrounds
  • Transom windows
Catholic Church
Episcopal Church, vernacular style
Presbyterian Church