Colorado Preservation, Inc. has many programs that involve local and statewide efforts.
Click into the areas below to learn more about each of these preservation endeavors.
Colorado Preservation, Inc.’s Endangered Places Program was launched in 1997 with the purpose of identifying historic sites throughout Colorado that are in danger of being lost. Modeled after the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s list of America’s 11 Most Endangered Historic Places, Colorado’s Endangered Places program has been touted by the Trust as one of the best in the nation.
Saving Places Conference
The annual Saving Places Conference is the second largest preservation conference in the Nation. Each year the Saving Places conference features workshops, educational sessions and special forums that address current and future trends in historic preservation as well as provide continuing education and networking opportunities.
Cultural Resource Surveys
Colorado Preservation, Inc. began its survey program in 2003 with a multi-year project to identify New Deal resources in Eastern Colorado. Since then the survey program has grown dramatically to include a statewide inventory of school buildings, a pilot project to conduct countywide surveys of rural resources in Eastern Colorado, and a survey of archaeological and architectural resources on private ranchlands in southeastern Colorado.
Preservation Projects are one way that Colorado Preservation, Inc. provides technical assistance to communities and historic resources across the state. Currently, Colorado Preservation, Inc. is involved with several projects!