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In A Pikes Peak Partnership, historians Tom Noel and Cathleen Norman tell the incredible tale of the two families who transformed Colorado Springs and its environs into a tourist haven. By building the Broadmoor Hotel and other important facilities to attract travelers, Spencer Penrose, who once proclaimed that "any man who works after lunch is a fool," made the Pikes Peak region a pleasure seeker's paradise.
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Thomas J. Noel, also known as "Dr. Colorado", teaches history at the University of Colorado at Denver where he is the director of Public History, Preservation & Colorado Studies, and is a columnist for the Denver Post. He has served as a Denver Landmark Commissioner and chair during the 1970s and 1980s and is a National Register Reviewer for Colorado. He is the author or coauthor of forty-one books on Colorado. As an historian and historic preservation consultant, Cathleen Norman has worked with numerous Front Range communities and historical societies in projects focusing on Colorado's mining and architecture. She is the author of Golden Old and New, a walking tour guide of Golden, Colorado.Review:
"[A] beautiful book that will appeal to a wide audience of readers and enthusiasts of the American West."
—Western Historical Quarterly
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Book Description University Press of Colorado, 2002. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110870817159
Book Description University Press of Colorado, 2003. Paperback. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX0870817159