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  • Resource Number: 84
  • Historic Building Name: The Lennox/Albany Hotel
  • Current Building Name: The Albany/Mountain Chalet
  • Address: 226 N. Tejon St.
  • Architectural Style: Late 19th and 20th Century Revivals/Classical Revival
  • Year Built: 1902
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    This 1902 building is a very good example of a non-public variation of the Classical Revival style. The building is also associated with the commercial growth of downtown Colorado Springs in the first years of the 20th century. It was designed by Thomas MacLaren and erected by William Lennox to provide furnished rooms on the upper floors and storefronts on the first story. Lennox was one of the many millionaires created by the Cripple Creek gold mining bonanza.

    The lodging aspect of the building was intended to cater to tourists. By 1921 the upper stories of the building were known as the Albany Hotel. The upper floors are still in use as single-room occupancy (SRO) apartment units, and the Mountain Chalet, an outdoor equipment retailer, occupies the south storefront. National Register eligible.


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