The mission of Colorado Preservation, Inc., founded in 1984, is to promote historic preservation in our State by providing information, education, training, expertise and advocacy. We achieve this mission by partnering with historic property owners, non-profit organizations, educators and local governments throughout the Rocky Mountain region.
- Current Projects
- American Legion Hall
- Arkansas Valley Fairgrounds – Adobe Stables
- Cherokee Ranch and Castle
- Como Railroad Depot
- Engine House Number 5
- Granada Relocation Center
- Hayden Ranch Stabilization
- Mathews-Gotthelf Mansion Rehabilitation
- Montezuma Bank Building – Cortez
- Murdock Building Rehabilitation
- Temple Aaron Stabilization
- Archive Projects
- Current Projects
- Cultural Resource Surveys
- Endangered Places
- Fort Lyon
- Homesteading Resources of Escalante Canyon
- Hotchkiss Barn
- Kennedy/Mancos Grain Elevator
- Sundial Plaza/Cranmer Park
- Endangered Places Archives
- Film Tour
- Get Involved
- Penny’s Places!
2013 Dana Crawford Award
Colorado Preservation, Inc. is proud to honor Evan Makovsky with the Dana Crawford Award for Excellence in Historic Preservation. Please join us as we present the 23rd Dana Crawford Award on May 8, 2013.
Colorado’s Most Endangered Places
Five sites were chosen for the 2013 List of Colorado's Most Endangered Places including Fort Lyon, Homesteading Resources of Escalante Canyon, Hotchkiss Barn, Kennedy/Mancos Grain Elevator, and the Sundial Plaza/Cranmer Park.
Become a Member!
As a member of Colorado Preservation, Inc., you join us as an activist in preserving our state’s history. Your ongoingsupport will sustain our excellence in providing leadership, education, advocacy, and the funds to save Colorado’s diverse historic places, and to protect and preserve our cultural landscapes. Without your support of Colorado Preservation, Inc., more historic resources would be lost.
Restore Our Dome
Regrettably, the dome of our Capitol has fallen into serious disrepair. The cast iron enclosure of the dome and drum, painted gray to match granite used elsewhere in the structure, has deteriorated over the past hundred years due to water infiltration and the intense freeze-thaw cycle of the Colorado climate.