The Stearman House, Photo: Courtesy Jennifer Wendler Lovell, ONEN

Many Colorado Springs residents are aware of ongoing construction at Penrose Hospital between Cascade and Nevada. Tomorrow, the former hospital guest home, known as the Stearman House, will be torn down to make room for new parking spaces. KRCC’s Kate Jonuska recently took a tour of the home and brought back this report.

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3 Responses to Saying Goodbye to the Stearman House

  1. Diana says:

    You didn’t mention how The Stearman House was named. Steven Stearman was a wonderful person – and there is an interesting story involving him.

  2. Sheri Bauers says:

    more pics! please

  3. Sarah says:

    Yes please more pics, I’d like to see the inside too.

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