Smith Opera House

Southwest Colorado

The old Smith Opera House is indeed an oddity. It was built in 1882 and is rather bovine in its proportions and outlook. The building opened in 1883, but within a year was sold in a repossession sale and divided up into apartments. Its design, a homely mash-up of Italianate and Victorian styles, now serves as office space.

It's not clear whether opera was ever performed in the Smith Opera House.

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