National and State Register

Alexander House

Chaffee County

The 1901 Alexander House contains several elements representative of late Queen Anne style residences, including elaborate ornamentation and an asymmetrical composition with multiple gables, angles, projections and heights. 

South and east elevations of the Alexander House, 2007.

The Alexander House, 2007.

History Colorado.

The entry porches with columns atop brick balustrades emphasize the asymmetry of the plan.  The variety of materials used, including wood shingles, brick and stone, the changes in brick color and configuration of the wall courses and arched lintels, and the multi-colored shingle decoration in the gables, and the first and second story bay windows combine to create a highly textured façade.