Places & Spaces Library

Blake/Delfelder House – Riverton, Wyoming

By Judy Pedersen Riverton locals have called this the “Delfelder House” for years, but in reality, it was originally the Blake house. John Wesley Blake probably arrived in Riverton in 1906 although a newspaper article in the Riverton Republican dated October 12, 1907, stated that J.W. Blake and family had arrived in Riverton and would soon be moving into their…

Charles F. Swayger Home

In 1905, Swayger built a home on six acres of land at the corner of Randall Avenue and Bent Street in Cheyenne. He built a Georgian Revival influenced house with many unique features of the era. At the time no other house looked like the Swayger home and it gained considerable recognition.

Bim Kendall House

The Bim Kendall House in Laramie is home to the University of Wyoming’s Haub School of Environment and Natural Resources. The house was built in 1954 by prominent Laramie architects Eliot and Clinton Hitchcock.

Emerson Parks House

The Emerson Parks house is a two-story log cabin located in Ten Sleep, Wyoming. The house is named for a distinguished former local resident, Emerson Parks (1887-1965), who was a geologist and cartographer.