Colorado may be a square state -- in shape, if not in spirit -- but History Colorado promises to break "out of the box" at its new monthly program, COmingle, which kicks off from 6 to 9 p.m. today, March 13, at the History Colorado Center. The theme of the gathering? "Colorado Is the Best." And the ... More >>
As light rail expands full force to the east and to the west of Denver and the B-cycle bike sharing program builds in Denver and Boulder, it's clear that Colorado is embracing a desire for accessible transportation. Historic Denver and the Denver Architectural Foundation are capitalizing on that wit ... More >>
Within the next three to nine months, Denver's Civic Center could become the city's first national historic landmark. Earlier this week, Mayor Michael Hancock testified at a National Park System advisory board meeting in favor of the area's qualification of the honor, which will move to the National ... More >>
The house has stood on the edge of downtown Denver for 120 years. For 88 of those years, it was the home of Thomas Hornsby Ferril, Colorado's first poet laureate; his words line the rotunda of the State Capitol and mark the spot where Denver got its start at Confluence Park. But today, the h ... More >>
Denver Restaurant Week kicks off on Saturday, which is also when the 2011 Beerdrinker of the Year will be crowned -- but in the meantime, there are plenty of culinary events to fill your belly. Here's what's on the menu:
The Bosler HouseEvery morning, I look east to where the oldest house on our historic block once stood -- a Victorian bungalow that was delisted as a Denver landmark, then demolished and replaced by a gargantuan single-family home going up right on the edge of the bluff overlooking downtown, b ... More >>
Click image to enlarge. Figure 74. Rosedale: Wrought up in the west. On the occasion of Historic Denver's 40th Anniversary, it is only fitting to recognize that preservation is an unnatural human desire in which an abnormal degree of gratification is linked to a particular object from the re ... More >>
I love the history of Denver -- even though I lost a large slice of my personal view of the past when Denver's Landmark Commission allowed the destruction of the oldest building on my historic block, which has been replaced by a huge, modern structure going up on the very edge of the bluff o ... More >>
Enjoy cocktails and a lecture with Historic Denver.
Architect Ed White changed the way the world looks at Denver -- not just through his architectural designs, but through his friendship with Jack Kerouac. That friendship is documented in the form of Tim Gray, a White-like character in On The Road, as well as in the structure of the book itself. Ba ... More >>
Take a walking tour of seven mid-century structures.
Yesterday afternoon, I posted a note from Marcus Pachner, informing members of the CBHD -- the stakeholders' group working with Shea Properties on its redevelopment of the former University of Colorado Health Sciences campus -- that Denver City Council's public hearing to consider landmark ... More >>
The Hilltop neighborhood and DeBoers property prove that historic preservation is threatened.
Historic and contemporary photos grace the walls at Gallery Roach, Gallery M and Walker Fine Art.
Spend time, and money, on Historic Denver’s LoDo Shopping Tour.
The Evans school has seen a lot over the past century -- including a death last spring. But does this building have a future?
Chile harvest promises hot times
Hey, that's not funny
Behind the scenes at the Paramount Theatre
Minimalism and primitivism mix it up at the Cordell Taylor and Robischon galleries.
Local architecture is celebrated by Historic Denver and the American Institute of Architects.
Historic Denver puts together an unlikely alliance to save some of the city's coolest buildings.
Skyline Park may be headed for the same tragic fate as Currigan Hall.
It's been a great ride at Lakeside.
Architecturally speaking, Denver is getting uglier by the minute.
The expansion of the Colorado Convention Center promises to do more harm than good.
Currigan Hall could be taking its show on the road.
The old Post building is threatened with bulldozing.
Downtowners brainstorm to try to save a swatch of LoDo greenery.