Saint Elizabeth Catholic Church Auraria Higher Education Center.

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Saint Elizabeth Catholic Church Auraria Higher Education Center.
Noel, Thomas J. (Thomas Jacob)
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1 slide : color.


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View of Saint Elizabeth of Hungary Roman Catholic Church (St. Elizabeth's Church, architect Father Adrian, O.S.F. 1898) and Friary (Architect, Jacques Benedict 1936), 1060 St. Francis Way, on the Auraria Higher Education Center campus, Denver, Colorado. The church is constructed of rusticated rhyolite and built in the Gothic revival style with Romanesque influences. The building has a gable roof, arched stained glass windows, a central round stained glass window with tracery, and three arched doorways with Corinthian columns. A statue of Saint Elizabeth of Hungary is in a niche over the main doors. The building has a turret and a large stone and shale roofed steeple with clocks. An open arcade with columns is on the side of the building. The Friary (monastery) is attached to the church, rebuilt in1936 on the old foundations by the May Bonfils Trust, the building has a colonnade, a green slate roof, and dentils. The apse of the Shrine to Saint Francis extends from the flat facade and has a large external niche that contains a statue of Saint Francis of Assisi. The entry has a small vestibule with a gabled roof and a compound arch.

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Auraria Library
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Auraria Library
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