Colorado Department of Health Center building

denver, photos — September 29, 2009


Another building from the former University of Colorado medical campus to meet the wrecking ball soon, the Colorado Department of Health Center building, designed by Eugene Sternberg, I believe in the late-’50s.

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This building is a classic example of International-style, as opposed to the Usonian-style of the previous post. In some ways it reminds me of the Texaco Building on Grant.

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Eugene Sternberg is well known for his contribution to Arapahoe Acres, and his many social mind designs for hospitals and schools, such as the Arapahoe Community College building.

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Wonderful light fixture design

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Boomerang benchs

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It’s been clear for quite awhile that this building is going to be tore down, they have been letting it fall into disrepair.

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It’s too bad they could bring themselves to repurpose these medical campus buildings.

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