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As Denver’s leading community-driven voice for historic places, Historic Denver Inc. seeks to safeguard the soul of our city through education and engagement, to protect and honor Denver’s unique identity for all generations.

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Upcoming Events

Sat 07
Wed 11
Wed 11

Realtor Seminar

December 11 @ 12:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Thu 12

Tiny Museum Concert

December 12 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Current Issues

Uncertainty in Larimer Square

Larimer Square was included on the National Trust's Most Endangered Places list. An advisory committee convened by Larimer Square’s ownership group in June 2018 includes Historic Denver.

16th Street Mall

We support and advocate for the preservation of this unique and iconic space, specifically noting the significance of the granite pattern, the trees and the lights, and the intricacies of these relationships in the original I.M. Pei & Partners design.

Our Story, Our Work

In the 1970s, Denver’s historic structures faced demolition in alarming numbers. In true pioneer spirit, a group of citizens created Historic Denver Inc. to save one of our city’s most celebrated historic homes: the Molly Brown House Museum. This flagship example of our mission allows us to connect the past and present. With the support of our members, our work to safeguard the soul of the city continues at the Museum, through our diverse and engaging programs, technical resources, and through our advocacy for the historic places you love. 

Engage and Experience

Step into Historic Denver through our programs, events and exhibits that educate, entertain and inspire community engagement. Explore a historic neighborhood on our Walking Tours. Take a guided tour or see an exhibit at our Molly Brown House Museum. Attend a Re(garding) Denver forum to discuss current preservation topics. Volunteer for our Discover Denver survey to learn about our city’s unique buildings. Support Historic Denver and the Museum at our Annual Awards Dinner. Through our extensive offerings, you’ll learn the full story of our city’s past and the challenges facing its preservation today.

Saving Places

Historic Denver works with property owners, neighborhoods and partners to create preservation solutions that sustain and strengthen our communities. Take advantage of our experience and expertise to care for your historic property or launch your community preservation project. We offer guidance in the form of technical assistance, contacts, tools and incentives. Our Action Fund catalyzes innovative community projects that enhance Denver’s authentic flavor.  Follow our Current Issues page to see the latest news about our advocacy work, or peruse our easements, preservation projects, historic district designation, and demolition review information. Need help at home? We offer a Contractor Resource list exclusively for our members.