Butte, MT Photos

Butte, Montana, sits atop one of the largest copper deposits ever discovered. The signature view of the town are the derrick-like mine headframes which dot the skyline. The town itself is beginning to reclaim many of the heritage buildings which resulted from its past wealth. Much of the downtown district is on the National Register.

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Mine headframe, the signature structures of Butte, Montana, whose hill yielded gold, silver & copper. Butte, MT.Scenic vista of Butte, Montana. Butte, MT.Historic district streetscape along Broadway from Laurenz to Hirbour Blocks. Butte, MT.Historic district streetscape along Broadway from Morris to Hirbour Blocks. Butte, MT.
Mine headframe, the signature structures of Butte, Montana, whose hill yielded gold, silver & copper. Butte, MT. Scenic vista of Butte, Montana. Butte, MT.Historic district streetscape along Broadway from Laurenz to Hirbour Blocks. Butte, MT.Historic district streetscape along Broadway from Morris to Hirbour Blocks. Butte, MT.
Adjoining Romanesque Revival buildings including Laurenz building. Butte, MT.Brickwork details of Romanesque office building part of 111 W. Broadway. Butte, MT.The Laurenz building. Butte, MT.Butte Floral Company building , remodeled using Butte Miner newspaper structure. Butte, MT.
Adjoining Romanesque Revival buildings including Laurenz building (111 W. Broadway). Butte, MT.Brickwork details of Romanesque office building part of 111 W. Broadway. Butte, MT.The Laurenz building (111 W. Broadway). Butte, MT. Style: Romanesque Revival.Butte Floral Company building (1906), remodeled using Butte Miner newspaper structure (1884) (on W. Broadway near Main). Butte, MT. Style: Moorish Revival.
Moorish details of Butte Miner / Butte Floral Company building. Butte, MT.First National Bank. Butte, MT.Portal of First National Bank. Butte, MT.Hirbour Block , Butte's first skyscraper. Butte, MT.
Moorish details of Butte Miner / Butte Floral Company building. Butte, MT.First National Bank (1909) (101 N. Main St.). Butte, MT. Style: Greek Revival. Architect: Link & Haire.Portal of First National Bank. Butte, MT.Hirbour Block (1901) (8 floors), Butte's first skyscraper. Butte, MT.
Greek revival details of Hirbour Block shield including H initial of builder S. Emanuel Hirbour. Butte, MT.Facade details of Hirbour Block. Butte, MT.Streetscape along North Main Street with Hennessy & Hirbour Buildings. Butte, MT.Hennessy Building. Butte, MT.
Greek revival details of Hirbour Block shield including H initial of builder S. Emanuel Hirbour. Butte, MT.Facade details of Hirbour Block. Butte, MT.Streetscape along North Main Street with Hennessy & Hirbour Buildings. Butte, MT.Hennessy Building (130 N. Main St.). Butte, MT.
Ground floor window details of Hennessy Building. Butte, MT.Upper story brick & terra cotta details of Hennessy Building. Butte, MT.Wrought iron & glass portal of Hennessy Building. Butte, MT.Modern curved glass front on antique brick wall of Hennessy Building. Butte, MT.
Ground floor window details of Hennessy Building. Butte, MT.Upper story brick & terra cotta details of Hennessy Building. Butte, MT.Wrought iron & glass portal of Hennessy Building. Butte, MT.Modern curved glass front on antique brick wall of Hennessy Building. Butte, MT.
View along East Broadway including Thornton Hotel buildings. Butte, MT.Thornton Hotel. Butte, MT.Thornton Building with stone balconies. Butte, MT.Cast iron & glass ground floor of Thornton Block Hotel. Butte, MT.
View along East Broadway including Thornton Hotel buildings. Butte, MT.Thornton Hotel (1890) (53 E. Broadway). Butte, MT. Style: Richardsonian Romanesque. Architect: H.M. Patterson.Thornton Building (1901) (65 E. Broadway) with stone balconies. Butte, MT.Cast iron & glass ground floor of Thornton Block Hotel. Butte, MT.
Finlen Hotel modeled after New York's Hotel Astor. Butte, MT.Second Empire roofline of Finlen Hotel. Butte, MT.Modern Davidson Building design uses cylinder within cube. Butte, MT.Modern Davidson Building in fills heritage streetscape at corner of Broadway & Main Streets. Butte, MT.
Finlen Hotel (1924) modeled after New York's Hotel Astor. Butte, MT. Style: Second Empire. Architect: Alan Broadland.Second Empire roofline of Finlen Hotel. Butte, MT.Modern Davidson Building design uses cylinder within cube. Butte, MT.Modern Davidson Building in fills heritage streetscape at corner of Broadway & Main Streets. Butte, MT.
Mantle & Christie Blocks on Broadway. Butte, MT.Piccadilly Museum of Transportation Memorabilia and Advertising Art in Mantle Block. Butte, MT.Broadway streetscape with I.O.G.T., Leggat, I.O.O.F., & Louis S. Cohn buildings. Butte, MT.I.O.G.T. building. Butte, MT.
Mantle (1892) & Christie (1932) Blocks on Broadway. Butte, MT.Piccadilly Museum of Transportation Memorabilia and Advertising Art (20 W. Broadway) in Mantle Block (1892). Butte, MT. Architect: H.M. Patterson.Broadway streetscape with I.O.G.T., Leggat, I.O.O.F., & Louis S. Cohn buildings. Butte, MT.I.O.G.T. building (1891) (42 W. Broadway). Butte, MT.
Leggat Fireproof Hotel. Butte, MT.I.O.O.F. Building. Butte, MT.Louis S. Cohn building. Butte, MT.Imperial Block built by Abraham Wehl with cast iron front. Butte, MT.
Leggat Fireproof Hotel (c1890s) (48-54 W. Broadway). Butte, MT.I.O.O.F. Building (c1890s) (58 W. Broadway). Butte, MT.Louis S. Cohn building (1898 & 1901) (62 & 66 W. Broadway). Butte, MT.Imperial Block (1900) (80-82 E. Park St.) built by Abraham Wehl with cast iron front. Butte, MT.
Imperial Block cast iron front makers mark "Montana Iron Works, Butte, Mont.". Butte, MT.Park Street view. Butte, MT.Owsley Block built by former mayor William Owsley for Hoffman Hotel. Butte, MT.The M&M Cafe local landmark. Butte, MT.
Imperial Block cast iron front makers mark "Montana Iron Works, Butte, Mont.". Butte, MT.Park Street view. Butte, MT.Owsley Block (1889) (43 E. Park St.) built by former mayor William Owsley for Hoffman Hotel. Butte, MT.The M&M Cafe local landmark. Butte, MT.
The M&M Cafe with Romanesque upper story & Art Deco ground floor. Butte, MT.LaSalle Hotel was former speakeasy. Butte, MT.Curtis Music Hall built by John H. Curtis. Butte, MT.Upper story details of Curtis Music Hall. Butte, MT.
The M&M Cafe with Romanesque upper story & Art Deco ground floor. Butte, MT.LaSalle Hotel (1912) (24 N. Main St.) was former speakeasy. Butte, MT.Curtis Music Hall (1892) built by John H. Curtis. Butte, MT. Style: Queen Anne with Moorish style.Upper story details of Curtis Music Hall. Butte, MT.
Metals Bank Building. Butte, MT.F&W Grand department store with terra cotta lions guarding parapet. Butte, MT.Original Butte City Hall. Butte, MT.Park Streetscape with red first City Hall & J.F. Beck buildings. Butte, MT.
Metals Bank Building (1906) (8 floors) (8 W. Park St.). Butte, MT. Architect: Cass Gilbert + Link & Haire.F&W Grand department store (1930) (22 W. Park St.) with terra cotta lions guarding parapet. Butte, MT. Architect: Walter Arnold.Original Butte City Hall (1884) (116 W. Park St.). Butte, MT.Park Streetscape with red first City Hall & J.F. Beck buildings. Butte, MT.
Stephens Hotel. Butte, MT.Corner turret of Stephens Hotel. Butte, MT.Mayer Building. Butte, MT.View along West Park Street to mountains with mines. Butte, MT.
Stephens Hotel (1891) (140-6 W. Park St. at Montana). Butte, MT.Corner turret of Stephens Hotel. Butte, MT.Mayer Building (1900) (corner Park & Montana Streets). Butte, MT.View along West Park Street to mountains with mines. Butte, MT.
Knights of Columbus Building. Butte, MT.Side facade of Knights of Columbus Building. Butte, MT.Facade of Knights of Columbus Building with The Dyckman block. Butte, MT.Mother Lode Theatre & Orphan Girl Theatre incorporates former Masonic Temple. Butte, MT.
Knights of Columbus Building (1917-8). Butte, MT. Style: Renaissance Revival. Architect: Wellington Smith.Side facade of Knights of Columbus Building. Butte, MT.Facade of Knights of Columbus Building with The Dyckman block (1917). Butte, MT.Mother Lode Theatre & Orphan Girl Theatre (316 W. Park St.) incorporates former Masonic Temple. Butte, MT.
Masonic Temple. Butte, MT.Details of facade of Butte Masonic Temple. Butte, MT.Fox Theater built as annex to Masonic Temple. Butte, MT.Decorative details of Fox Theater. Butte, MT.
Masonic Temple (1902). Butte, MT. Style: Beaux Arts. Architect: Link & Carter.Details of facade of Butte Masonic Temple. Butte, MT.Fox Theater (now Mother Lode Theatre) (1923) built as annex to Masonic Temple. Butte, MT. Style: Beaux Arts. Architect: Link & Haire.Decorative details of Fox Theater (now Mother Lode Theatre). Butte, MT.
Butte Catholic Community North Church plus chateau-style parish house. Butte, MT.Butte Catholic Community North parish house. Butte, MT.B'nai Israel Synagogue. Butte, MT.Looking up Idaho Street past First Presbyterian Church to Copper King Mansion. Butte, MT.
Butte Catholic Community North Church (102 South Washington St. at Galena) plus chateau-style parish house. Butte, MT.Butte Catholic Community North parish house. Butte, MT. Style: Chateau.B'nai Israel Synagogue (1904) (327 W. Galena St.). Butte, MT.Looking up Idaho Street past First Presbyterian Church to Copper King Mansion. Butte, MT.
First Presbyterian Church. Butte, MT.Looking up Montana Street to Silver Bow County Courthouse. Butte, MT.Silver Bow County Courthouse with Silver Bow Club beyond. Butte, MT.Federal Building & U.S. Courthouse. Butte, MT.
First Presbyterian Church (1878) (now Covellite Theatre) (215 W. Broadway). Butte, MT. Style: Gothic Revival. Architect: H.M. Patterson.Looking up Montana Street to Silver Bow County Courthouse. Butte, MT.Silver Bow County Courthouse (1910-12) (155 W. Granite St.) with Silver Bow Club (1906) beyond. Butte, MT. Style: Beaux Arts.Federal Building & U.S. Courthouse(1904) (400 N. Main St.). Butte, MT. Architect: James Knox Taylor.

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