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Yellowstone Parkitecture
Posted on April 21, 2022 @ 3:02AM

Today I learned a new term. . . 'Parkitecture'. 

Yellowstone National Park is located a mere 45 miles from Bozeman and just 15 miles from Big Sky, Montana. We often forget how lucky we are to sit in proximity to such beauty and natural wonder. 

Old Faithful Inn is quite possibly the biggest and best example of Parkitecture.   In the winter of 1903 - 1904, just 40 laborers built the Robert Reamers masterpiece.  With its log and limb lobby and massive stone fireplace the inn is an example of the golden age of rustic resort architecture style, which is also known as National Park Service Rustic - Parkitecture.     

Yosemite, Mount Rainier, and the Grand Canyon all have great examples of this rustic style.  If you haven't experienced it, the next time you're in my backyard you really should check out the amazing examples in Yellowstone National Park!

Author: Noelle Child

Native to Montana, Noelle has always loved art and design. At a young age, she was consumed with creating something from nothing. She attended Montana State University and The Art Institute of Seattle - and traveled abroad to Indonesia, China, and South Africa to study design. In her studies, she gained a great appreciation for the beauty and history of many cultures, which has further inspired her work. With over two decades of experience in residential and commercial design she is currently based out of our Bozeman studio. Noelle’s skills include managing all facets of residential projects from conception to installation. She has experience with high design, custom furniture, lighting, art, rugs and more. Noelle is passionate about building relationships with clients and helping them express their characters.