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    Arthur House


    Arthur House is a 24-Hour Added Quiet and Substance Free environment that is home to 20 students. The room sizes vary and include single, double, and triple rooms. There is a common area with a pool table and TV where the students are often seen socializing. The house provides a laid back atmosphere in which the students can live and learn.

    Built in 1881 by Lyman K. Bass, an attorney for General Palmer's Denver and Rio Grande Railroad, this lovely home was the scene of many gatherings and dinner parties for the society of "Little London," as Colorado Springs was called. The Tudor style home has rich paneling, beamed and hand decorated ceilings, tiled fireplaces and exquisite "jeweled glass" by John LaFarge in transoms and windows. It is said that the 22-room stone mansion was bought by the son of President Chester Alan Arthur for his son Chester Alan Arthur III. The 3-story sandstone building, once called "Edgeplain," was leased to Colorado College in 1925 for use as the Phi Delta Theta fraternity house.

    ARTHUR HOUSE
    BUILDING
    AMENITIES
    1106 North Nevada Avenue
    Kitchen
    Yes
    West Campus
    Laundry
    Yes; Located in John Lord Knight
    Type: Small House
    Lounge
    Yes; Reading Room
    Theme: 24-Hour Added Quiet
               Substance Free
    Wireless
    Yes
    Number of Beds: 18
    Game Room
    Yes; Pool table
    Resident Advisors: 1
    Thermostat
    Heat Only
    Residential Living Coordinator: 1
    Carpet
    Some Locations
    Floor Plans: First; Second
    Bike Rack
    Yes
    Floor Plans: Third
    Key Type
    Exterior: Swipe Card; Interior: Key
    Listed in National Register
    of Historic Places
    Other
    Living Room with large dining table, flat-screen tv, couches, fireplace