Statues - Hither & Thither

United States of America
Colorado Springs
Colorado

E Pikes Peak Avenue / Tejon Street

Spencer Penrose

Philadelphia 1865 - Colorado Springs 1939
philanthropist
(Wikipedia)
Avard Fairbanks
1957

Colorado Springs /  Spencer Penrose   Colorado Springs /  Spencer Penrose

Description

Bronze statue.

Inscription(s)

SPENCER PENROSE
1865 — 1939

a native philadelphian, spencer penrose
arrived in colorado springs in 1892
and became one of colorado's most prominent
business, civic and philantropic leaders.
he developed utah's richest copper mine
and is best known as
building the broadmoor hotel and
establishing el pomar foundation

Signature

Avard Fairbanks / 1957

Annotation

An identical statue of Penrose stands on Lake Circle in Colorado Springs.

Sculptor

Tags

Location (N 38°50'2" - W 104°49'23")

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