Screen Shot 2013-03-25 at 5.53.03 PM

We were fascinated to learn yesterday from The Gazette that the Spencer Penrose’s rustic-posh Cheyenne Mountain Lodge may rise from the ruins:

The Broadmoor hotel in Colorado Springs is adding a second rustic retreat — planning to build an 8,000-square-foot lodge and up to 20 cabins on top of Cheyenne Mountain where hotel founder Spencer Penrose’s historic lodge once stood.

Cloud Camp, as it will be known, will offer hiking, biking and other outdoor activities for individuals, families and corporate groups in a scenic setting on the mountain’s 9,200-foot summit, just west of the hotel.

We featured an old film and historic images of the Penrose’s “Honeymoon Lodge” alongside reader-submitted photos of what little is left since its demolition in 1976 back in 2010:

 

One Response to Spec’s “Honeymoon Lodge” to Rise Again

  1. Ryan says:

    That video is so good. Love it.

News

Denver Post via Getty Images
May 1, 2016 | NPR · Berrigan became emblematic of the opposition to U.S. involvement in Vietnam. He served time in jail for an audacious act of civil disobedience.
 

AP
May 1, 2016 | NPR · She’s going to take a gap year and begin at Harvard during fall 2017, according to a statement from the First Lady’s office.
 

Getty Images
May 1, 2016 | NPR · Sen. Bernie Sanders’ campaign reported a $26 million haul in April, far below his totals in February and March. Still, Sanders’ donations have outpaced his Democratic opponent Hillary Clinton.
 

Arts & Life

May 1, 2016 | NPR · Skottie Young’s comic may horrify (or delight) the parents of princess-obsessed kids. It’s the story of a not-so-little girl who’s gone a little violent after 27 years trapped in a sparkly fairyland.
 

May 1, 2016 | NPR · Rachel Martin talks with Angela Duckworth, the psychologist who brought the idea of “grit” as a marker of success into the American mainstream. Her book posits that achievement is about persistence.
 

May 1, 2016 | NPR · When the assistant at a multinational corporation skims a tiny fraction of the company’s billions, it sets off a chain of unexpected events. Camille Perri tells Rachel Martin about her new novel.
 

Music

Courtesy of the artist
May 1, 2016 | NPR · She says seeing Cline on TV as a child helped her rethink the possibilities for spirited women. Her new album, Detour, brings a country sound to the pop icon’s repertoire.
 

Courtesy of the artist
April 30, 2016 | NPR · In a newly unearthed studio recording, a short-lived version of Bill Evans’ trio, with Eddie Gomez and Jack DeJohnette, shows just how fervent their musical conversations could be.
 

Getty Images
April 30, 2016 | NPR · This month, the Canadian trio’s breakthrough album celebrated its 40th anniversary. Guitarist Alex Lifeson recalls its unlikely creation and fans of the band testify to its powers.
 

Get the KRCC iPhone App

The Writer's Almanac

Radiolab