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                Spencer Penrose
                Builder and Benefactor

                 
  
                       Joyce B. Lohse

  

Joyce B. Lohse’s seventh Colorado biography covers the larger-than-life story of Spencer Penrose—mining magnate, developer, philanthropist, and so much more.  

Spencer Penrose: Builder and Benefactor describes the many projects and accomplishments of Penrose and his wife Julie including the Pikes Peak automobile road, a rodeo arena, polo grounds, the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, the Will Rogers Shrine of the Sun, and The Broadmoor Hotel. From his wealth came the El Pomar Foundation that for almost eighty years, has benefitted non-profit organizations and individuals in Colorado. 

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Edward WynkoopHistoric Homes of Colorado Springs and Vicinity   by Helen Anderson with photography by Gordon Anderson is the recipient of the 2016 Golden Quill Award from Friends of Pikes Peak Library District. 
  
The book feature the history and architecture of thirty notable homes in the Colorado Springs area selected by Mrs. Anderson. The narrative is enhanced by the photography of her son Gordon Anderson.
   
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