Tiffany church named to Colorado Most Endangered Places list

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Tiffany church named to Colorado Most Endangered Places list

Listing will aid preservation of 90-year-old building

Preservationists have nominated this rural church in southeastern La Plata County for a state endangered places program.

Most Endangered Places additions

Here are the five places added to the Colorado Most Endangered Places list on Tuesday by Colorado Preservation Inc:
Adobe potato cellars of the San Luis Valley (Alamosa, Conejos, Costilla, Rio Grande and Saguache counties).Hose Co. No. 3 Fire Museum (Pueblo County).Iglesia de San Antonio Catholic Church (La Plata County).McIntire ranch and mansion (Conejos County).R&R Market (Costilla County).

Tiffany church named to Colorado Most Endangered Places list

The Iglesia de San Antonio Catholic Church, built in 1928 in Tiffany, has been slowly falling into disrepair. On Tuesday, the church was one of five places added to the Colorado Most Endangered Places list.
Iglesia de San Antonio Catholic Church in Tiffany was built with adobe and now is covered with stucco. The stucco is weathered, old and cracking, allowing water to seep into the adobes, threatening the church’s walls. On Tuesday, the church was added to the Colorado Most Endangered Places list.
Many original items in the Iglesia de San Antonio Catholic Church in Tiffany remain from 1928, the year the church was built.
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