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Colorado Gives Day

Support Colorado Preservation, Inc. on Colorado Gives Day!  On Tuesday, December 9, 2014, Coloradans will come together again to raise millions of dollars for nonprofit organizations like ours.  Presented by the Community First Foundation, Colorado Gives Day invites you to give to … Continue reading

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Preservationist in Plain Sight: Erica Duvic and the Paris Mill

Little reminders of the mining industry that once dominated the landscape are everywhere in Park County, but few are as beloved by the community and as historically significant as the Paris Mill. Completed in 1895, the Paris Mill was constructed … Continue reading

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30th Alumni Retreat: What We Learned

  Last month, 45 good friends, colleagues and staff – both past and present – gathered on a perfect Saturday afternoon in Boulder at Chautauqua in a retreat to honor the first 30 years of Colorado Preservation, Inc.   We asked … Continue reading

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Colorado Neon Receives Great Press!

Seth Totten of Denver’s Acme Neon is a craftsman who makes the relics of Denver’s streets shine as bright as ever. With the help of Corky Scholl, founder of Save the Signs, the two are pushing to keep the legacy … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Story of CPI

Welcome to the story of CPI. Our 30 year history has produced a fascinating collection of successes and saves, blended with a deep understanding of historic preservation that only experience brings. We are a passionate group of professional staff and … Continue reading

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Endangered Places Program Internship

Colorado Preservation, Inc. is accepting applications for a winter intern position for Colorado’s Most Endangered Places Program. The internship is a full-time (though applicants interested in a part-time schedule will be considered) limited-term appointment based in our Denver office. Candidates … Continue reading

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Saving Places Internship

Colorado Preservation, Inc. is now accepting applications for an internship position dedicated to the Saving Places Conference, the largest statewide historic preservation conference in the nation. The internship is a part-time position with flexible hours. Candidates with the availability to … Continue reading

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Preservationists in Plain Sight: Bent County Commissioner Bill Long and Fort Lyon

Preserving the past, while building for the future, can be a daunting endeavor even for the experienced preservationist. Such was the case in 2011 when Bent County undertook the task of repurposing the historic Fort Lyon campus located in southeast … Continue reading

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Preservation for a Changing Colorado

The 2017 update, Preservation for a Changing Colorado, resulted from a partnership between Colorado Preservation and History Colorado and Colorado Preservation, Inc. Prepared by Clarion Associates, the new report and accompanying website document the economic benefits of rehabilitation projects, analyzes property values and neighborhood stability in local historic districts, and summarizes the increasing impact of heritage tourism, private preservation development and the success of Colorado’s Main Street program. In a key finding, researchers found that for every $1 million spent on historic preservation in Colorado leads to $1.03 million in additional spending, 14 new jobs, and $636,700 in increased household incomes across the state! The 2017 report also considers the important role preservation plays in helping Coloradans provide new spaces for creative communities and co-working, create and sustain meaningful places, respond to the state’s changing demographics, and address climate concerns. Click Here to see the full report, "Preservation for a Changing Colorado".

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