Mesa Verde Administrative District


Mesa Verde Administrative District
Mesa Verde Administrative District
Superintendent's Residence
Mesa Verde Administrative District is located in Colorado
Location: Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado
Coordinates: 37°10′59″N 108°29′26″W / 37.18306°N 108.49056°W / 37.18306; -108.49056Coordinates: 37°10′59″N 108°29′26″W / 37.18306°N 108.49056°W / 37.18306; -108.49056
Built: 1921
Architect: NPS Branch of Plans & Design; Jesse Nusbaum
Architectural style: Pueblo Revival Style
Governing body: NATIONAL PARK SERVICE
NRHP Reference#: 87001410
Significant dates
Added to NRHP: May 28, 1987[1]
Designated NHLD: May 29, 1987[2]

Mesa Verde Administrative District is a set of six National Park Service buildings within Mesa Verde National Park, constructed in 1921 in a Pueblo Revival Style architecture.

The Park Service buildings were declared a National Historic Landmark in 1987.,[2][3][4]

Buildings

The 1921 buildings are significant as the first constructed by the National Park Service "based on cultural traditions represented in the park area", the pueblo revival style, to fit in and to enhance interpretation by visitors of the park area.

The landmark buildings include:

  • National Park Headquarters,
  • Museum,
  • Post Office,
  • Ranger Dormitory,
  • Superintendents Residence,
  • Community Building

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