Denver architecture: Collegiate Gothic
Collegiate Gothic is most evident on large institutional and educational buildings around Colorado. It combines elements of the Gothic Revival style with the Jacobean/Elizabethan Style. It is characterized by monumental proportions, battlement towers, tall central tower, arched entrances, and abundant multi-light window openings.
What makes a house a Collegiate Gothic?
Characteristic Features: tall central tower, battlement tower, arched entrance.
Where to look in Colorado
Denver University building and The Holy Cross Abbey in Cañon City are good examples of Collegiate Gothic.