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  • Resource Number: 13
  • Historic Building Name: Wasserstrom Residence
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  • Address: 810 S. Nevada Ave.
  • Architectural Style: Late 19th and Early 20th Century American Movements/Craftsman
  • Year Built: 1910s
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    This house is a good example of the Bungalow type small frame dwellings with Craftsman style influences popular during the early 20th century in Colorado Springs. Representative features of the style include the gabled roof with overhanging eaves and exposed rafters, the gable roof porch with triangular braces, tapered square columns atop stone bases, and shingled balustrade and combination of shingled walls and raised stone foundation. The house is notable for its use of dark stone, apparently of volcanic origin, of the chimney, foundation and porch base. There are also two backlot houses; one predates the principal house.

    Built sometime between 1910 and 1920, the earliest known occupants were Adolph and Sarah Wasserstrom, natives of Austria. Mr. Wasserstrom was a tailor who worked out of his house. Locally significant.


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