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Moore Residence, 1 South Albion at Ellsworth Ave, Denver, 1940: front of house. Photo 2011

T E Moore Residence, Denver – 1940

In 1940 Tom designed and built a home for his family at 1 South Albion in Denver, where they lived until 1947. The red brick house has been painted but is essentially unchanged today.

Grant Farmhouse on West Bowles Ave, Littleton, now the clubhouse at Raccoon Creek Golf Course. All exterior that is visible today is the center section, with newer additions at right and left.

Edwin Grant Ranch, Denver – 1940

In 1940 Moore designed a two-story house for Edwin Grant at the Grant Ranch west of Littleton on West Bowles Avenue. It is now the clubhouse of Raccoon Creek Golf Course and is still owned by the Grant family.

Sunny courtyard of the Dines House. Original front door is on north side of this wing.

Dines Residence at E. Alameda, Denver – 1941

Moore designed this house for Ty Dines, at the corner of East Alameda and Vine Street, in 1940-41. The sheltered front door (not shown) faces Alameda, which was not a high-volume avenue at the time

Patio off living room, south side of house.

DRC Brown Residence, Carbondale – 1947

Residence designed in 1946-47 for DRC Brown at Mt. Sopris Hereford Ranch near Carbondale.

The addition at 910 Texas Ave. It doubled the living space and added two fireplaces. Note adjoining corner windows. Photo taken a few days before demolition, 2011.

Texas Avenue, Grand Junction – 1947

While designing the conventional structures for the AEC in 1947, Moore bought a small bungalow in Grand Junction for his growing family, and immediately doubled its space with an addition.

Originally, the second-story balcony, with doors to the bedrooms, was not enclosed. The ground-floor solarium was added later.

Pabst Residence, Old Snowmass – 1951

A new residence was designed and built for Harald ‘Shorty’ and Patsy Pabst on Upper Snowmass Creek near the original settlement of Snowmass. Now the home of the Windstar Foundation, the house has been modified, most noticeably with the enclosure of the south-facing second-story covered porch. Finished in 1952, much of the original interior is intact.

Southwest corner of house in 2011.

Crosbie Residence, Grand Junction – 1952

Tom’s last personal project on the Western Slope was a new residence for Director of the Grand Junction VA Hospital, Dr. Stanley Crosbie, and his wife, the sculptor Helen Blair. This house has been maintained and expertly restored by the Benge family, who have owned it since purchasing it from the Crosbies in the late 1950s.

Street view of Folmer residence.

Folmer Residence, Denver – 1954

Folmer residence, Denver. House faces west. Stone trim added later. Interior living space has ample south-facing glass.

Steps leading to front door. Note corner windows.

William Grant Residence at S. Humboldt, Denver – 1955

Grant residence at 101 S Humboldt, overlooking the Denver Country Club golf course. Prue Grant continued to live in the house until her death at age 99 in July 2012, .

Front view of Evans house.

Evans Residence in Parker, Colorado – 1958

Built on the prairie near Parker, which was a small ranching community at the time.