Fruitdale School in Wheat Ridge is to be torn down, so I ran over this morning to take a couple of pics.

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Designed 1927 by Temple Buell, it shows some interesting Art Deco brickwork, a style Buell would evolve into more complex forms like Horace Mann Junior High or Mullen’s Home for Nurses.

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Wheat Ridge couldn’t find a financially feasible way to preserve it, so it will be torn down in April.

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Corey December 26th, 2011 at 8:49 pm

This building has been saved! It is to become an art center for Wheat Ridge.

Dragon April 3rd, 2012 at 7:48 pm

Repreaved!!! Curfew will NOT ring tonight!!

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