National and State Register

Ticknor Hall

El Paso County

Erected in 1897-98 and designed by the architectural firm of Douglas and Hetherington, the building was the second women’s dormitory to be built on the campus and continues to serve in that capacity. 

A view of the hall with green gabled roof and large leafy trees on either side.

Ticknor Hall 

It is notable for its Colorado red and green dolostone construction and represents Late Victorian residential design adapted to collegiate architecture.  Its home-like appearance reflects then popular philosophies of collegiate housing for women.  Listed under Historic Resources of Colorado College Multiple Property Submission.