Preservationists statewide took an interest this past summer in the old Cragmor Sanitorium (seen above in its original condition) in Colorado Springs. And who could blame them? Originally built as a luxurious treatment facility for those who suffered from tuberculosis, the 1914 Spanish Colonial-style building is an important landmark. Designed by Thomas MacLaren, the sanitorium sits on the brow of the Cragmor bluffs. Its beige stucco walls are accented by a series of towers, each topped by a red tile roof, rising above the mature specimen trees that line the front lawn. The prominent site means Cragmor can be seen for miles around and is... More >>>