hospital converted to hotel

Rezoned and repurposed: the Teller County Hospital

photo credit: Sarah Felix Burns

photo credit: Sarah Felix Burns

It has been a while since I did a Rezoned and Repurposed post, so I thought I would feature the original Teller County Hospital in Cripple Creek, Colorado as part of my “Cripple Creek Week” series.

image from: http://coloradogambler.com/cripple-creek%E2%80%99s-hospitality-house-has-long-history-of-care-comfort/

image from: http://coloradogambler.com/cripple-creek

The two-story former hospital is located in the northwest corner of Cripple Creek and was built in 1901. Designed by architect C.E. Troutman, it was intended to serve the entire Teller county region including the nearby mines.

It has since been converted to an inn and it is currently for sale!

photo credit: Sarah Felix Burns

photo credit: Sarah Felix Burns

For $550,000 you can own the former operating room, recovery room, tuberculosis porches, mental ward, and patient rooms! Actually, since the building has been converted to an inn, the interior is a lot more comfortable nowadays. But it does still have a great deal of turn-of-the-century character and some surviving relics from its hospital days, such as this antique cane wheelchair below:

image from: www.chetopianfamily4.com/

image from: www.chetopianfamily4.com/

The structure is a solid old building in excellent condition… the exterior walls are six rows of brick thick from the basement all the way up to the roof-line!

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