La Alma Lincoln Park — First Historic District to Honor the Chicano Movement

2022-05-13T02:39:30+00:00

CURRENT ISSUES La Alma Lincoln Park Historic Cultural District Back to archive Denver's First Historic Cultural District to Honor the Chicano/a Movement On August 2, 2021, Denver City Council designated the La Alma Lincoln Park Historic Cultural [...]

La Alma Lincoln Park — First Historic District to Honor the Chicano Movement2022-05-13T02:39:30+00:00

Colorado Women’s College — 110-Year-old Campus Has New Owners

2022-05-10T03:10:44+00:00

CURRENT ISSUES Former Colorado Women's College Campus 110-Year-Old Campus has New Owners Treat Hall, now know as Centennial Hall, was fully rehabilitated by JWU and is now protected by an easement held by Historic Denver. On the eastern [...]

Colorado Women’s College — 110-Year-old Campus Has New Owners2022-05-10T03:10:44+00:00

National Western Site — Denver’s Meatpacking and Agricultural Legacy

2022-05-10T03:47:35+00:00

CURRENT ISSUES National Western Stock Show Site Back to archive Denver’s Meatpacking and Agricultural Legacy The longtime site of the National Western Stock Show in north Denver is being redeveloped into the new National Western Center. While [...]

National Western Site — Denver’s Meatpacking and Agricultural Legacy2022-05-10T03:47:35+00:00

City Park Master Plan Update

2019-01-24T00:41:28+00:00

In July 2014 Historic Denver convened a group of community stakeholders, including Parks & Recreation, to talk about City Park, and to explore questions about what the park's past means for its future. After several months of exploration about historic park management, the group hosted a community meeting in February 2015 and recommended an update to the 2001 Master Plan, including the development of City Park-specific design guidelines. This will allow the community to develop a shared vision for the park...

City Park Master Plan Update2019-01-24T00:41:28+00:00

Demolition for Smiley’s Laundromat?

2019-01-24T00:41:58+00:00

Last summer Historic Denver learned of plans to demolish the building on the southwest corner of Colfax and Downing Street. The 1930s building is best known for having been the long-time home of Smiley’s Laundromat, a staple for Capitol Hill residents for more than 30 years. During the city's efforts to create Main Street zoning, city planners identified the building as the type of building most appropriate for Colfax, with a strong street wall, ground-floor transparency, and parking in the rear, not the front...

Demolition for Smiley’s Laundromat?2019-01-24T00:41:58+00:00
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