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Visual Acoustics: The Modernism of Julius Schulman
Visual Acoustics: The Modernism of Julius Schulmanwith special guests Rich von Luhrte and Frank Ooms in partnership with Denver Film Society
Join Historic Denver and the Denver Film Society for a special screening of Visual Acoustics: The Modernism of Julius Schulman. After the film we will discuss architecture and photography with Rich von Luhrte, retired President of RNL Design (now Stantec) and a member of the AIA College of Fellows (the AIA’s highest honor), and Frank Ooms, a former practicing Architect who is now an Architectural Photographer based in Denver; Ooms artfully captures Denver’s many building forms from skyscrapers to historic homes.
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Assignment 2018 Photo Contest
Assignment 2018 Photo ContestWhat Makes Denver, Denver?
Our Photo Contest, Assignment 2018, will run from May 1st-31st. Show us the places and spaces that make Denver the unique city that has charmed us all, whether they are designated historic, important to your community or just special to you! Winners announced in mid-June.
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Historic Denver Walking Tours
Historic Denver Walking Tours
Interested in learning more about the history of Denver through an engaging walking tour? Our 2018 season begins this Saturday, May 5th, and you can join us for tours of Lower Downtown, Capitol Hill, Larimer Square and Denver’s Main Street until late October. Our knowledgeable guides will share what makes Denver, Denver.
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Historic Denver, Inc. is Denver’s primary supporter-based preservation advocacy organization. We work with neighborhoods, City Council members, property owners and other interested parties to ensure the preservation of essential historic resources in the Denver area.


Historic Denver

In the 1970s Denver’s historic structures faced demolition in epic numbers.  In true pioneer spirit, a group of citizens created Historic Denver, Inc. just in time to save one of our city’s most celebrated historic homes – that of “unsinkable” Molly Brown.  Since then Historic Denver has been the leading voice for preservation through Advocacy, Education, and Technical Assistance. We work with property owners, neighborhoods and communities to safeguard and celebrate the places that make Denver- Denver.

The organization for people who love our city.


Discover Denver is an innovative historic resource survey conducted by Historic Denver in partnership with the City & County of Denver. Historic Denver’s mission is threefold: identify the places that matter to Denver’s history (Know It), communicate the value of historic resources (Love It), and nurture a culture of reinvestment.



Walking Tours are led by passionate volunteer docents, who are carefully selected and go through a rigorous training and certification process run by Historic Denver. They are prepared to give you a knowledgeable, engaging and fun tour around Denver’s iconic neighborhoods and sites. Group Tours, Arts Week Tours, and Holiday Tour tickets are currently available.