The Modern Christmas Tree stands tall in the Colorado Governor’s Mansion this holiday season. Three of the mid-century modern trees are in the window under a famous chandelier from the White House.
The Colorado Governor’s Mansion is also known as the Cheesman-Boettcher Mansion. It is a landmark private home, leading into a display of old-world elegance. As it approaches its second century, it remains one of the west’s true treasure houses. In addition, the home creates a lively feeling through many classic features. For example, its part executive residence, part repository of museum-quality furnishings and objects d’art. As a result, this home is a meeting place for both the past and the future. By fulfilling this potential, the home reflects Colorado itself, as the state unfolds from the hearts and dreams of its pioneers to become a truly cosmopolitan crossroads.
Photos by JC Buck.