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San Miguel County Courthouse

Telluride, Colorado

Originally constructed in 1887, the San Miguel County Courthouse is a contributing structure within the Telluride National Historic Landmark District and also designated a Town of Telluride Local Landmark. The San Miguel County Courthouse earned the 2008 Award of Excellence for Continuing Preservation from the Town of Telluride.

Contact

Lynn Taylor Lohr, AIA

lynn@ltlohrarchitect.com

503.680.1174

Reconstructed Courthouse Exterior
Reconstructed Courthouse Exterior

Photograph: KRH / CRC Group

Original 1887 Courthouse
Original 1887 Courthouse

Photograph: W.H. Jackson, Richard A. Ronzio Collection

Taylor Lohr Architect, LLC was retained as Historical Architect in 2002 by the KRH Group Community Revitalization Consultants to assist with completing a comprehensive historic structure assessment, preservation plan, and multi-phased rehabilitation and restoration design documents.

Originally constructed in 1887, the San Miguel County Courthouse is a contributing structure within the Telluride National Historic Landmark District and also designated a Town of Telluride Local Landmark. L. Taylor Lohr Architect, PC was retained as Historical Architect in 2002 by the KRH Group Community Revitalization Consultants to assist with completing a comprehensive historic structure assessment, preservation plan, and multi-phased rehabilitation and restoration design documents. The San Miguel County Courthouse earned the 2008 Award of Excellence for Continuing Preservation from the Town of Telluride.

Rehabilitation and restoration work to date includes reconstruction of the original entry balcony, reconstruction of original windows and doors, brick stabilization and repairs, cornice and exterior repainting, interior hall historic rehabilitation, and basement entry enclosure reconstruction. All work completed for the Courthouse is in compliance with the Secretary of the Interior Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties.

Courthouse exterior prior to rehabilitation
Courthouse exterior prior to rehabilitation

Photograph: L.T. Lohr

Reconstructed entry balcony
Reconstructed entry balcony

Photograph: L.T. Lohr

Reconstructed basement entry
Reconstructed basement entry

Photograph: L.T. Lohr

Interior hall rehabilitation
Interior hall rehabilitation

Photograph: L.T. Lohr

Reconstructed basement entry
Reconstructed basement entry

Photograph: L.T. Lohr