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Identification:

Preferred Structure Name:
Leek's Lodge Chimney
Structure Number:
HS-0627
Other Structure Name(s):
 
Other Structure Name(s)
1. 
Leek's Lodge
Park:
Grand Teton National Park
Historic District:
 
Historic District
No records.
Structure State:
Wyoming
Structure County:
Teton
Region:
Intermountain
Cluster:
Rocky Mountain
Administrative Unit:
Grand Teton National Park
LCS ID:
622737
 
Historical Significance:

National Register Status:
Entered - Documented
National Register Date:
09/05/1975
National Historic Landmark?:
No
Significance Level:
Local
Short Significance Description:
Leek’s Lodge Chimney is significant on a local level under Criteria A and C (conservation and construction techniques). The Period of Significance is 1926 - 1927.
Long Significance Description:
Leek’s Lodge Chimney is significant on a local level under Criteria A and C (conservation and construction techniques). The Period of Significance is 1926 - 1927. Leek’s Lodge is primarily significant for the man who built it and who was its first owner. Stephen Leek was an early conservationist. It is secondarily significant for the problems surmounted and techniques used during its construction, for resultant architectural features and for the use to which it was put.
 
Construction Period:

Construction Period:
Historic
Chronology:
 
Physical Event
Begin Year
Begin Year AD/BC
End Year
End Year AD/BC
Designer
Designer Occupation
1. 
Built
1926
AD
1927
AD
Leek, Steven N.
Other
2. 
Removed
1998
AD
1998
AD
National Park Service
Other
3. 
Stabilized
2000
AD
2005
AD
National Park Service
Other
 
Function and Use:

Primary Historic Function:
Lodge (Inn, Cabin)
Primary Current Use:
Ruin
Structure Contains Museum Collections?:
No
Other Functions or Uses:
 
Other Function(s) or Use(s)
Historic or Current
No records.
 
Physical Description:

Structure Type:
Ruin
Material(s):
 
Structural Component(s)
Material(s)
1. 
Superstructure
Stone
Short Physical Description:
Leek’s Lodge was a two-story log building structured to house the office, lounge, dining room and kitchen of an early 20th century resort complex. The lodge chimney is all that remains after a fire destroyed the lodge building in 1998. The chimney is constructed of native stones.
Long Physical Description:
The Leek’s Lodge chimney is all that is remaining after a fire destroyed the lodge building 1998. Leek’s Lodge was a log building structured to house the office, lounge, dining room and kitchen of an early 20th century resort complex catering to an outdoor recreation types of clientele. The two-story building was 29 feet wide by 58 feet long. The centrally located chimney, constructed of stone, was the main room’s single most commanding feature. This rock-masonry construction measures about 9 feet long by 6 feet high and was capped by a massive chimney, much of which is no longer extant.