Hotel Colorado

Hotel Colorado in Glenwood Springs
October 10, 2011

Staff writer The Hotel Colorado, a national historic landmark, opened in 1893, catering to the rich and famous. The six-story building was made of local cream-colored brick and pinkish peachblow sandstone and designed to be a replica of the Villa de Medici in Rome. The hotel, which sits on a hill above the hot springs, was built at a cost of $850,000 by silver baron and banker Walter Devereaux. The…