Saving Places Conference

Save the date! The 2016 Conference is scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 3 – Saturday, Feb. 6! 

Colorado Preservation, Inc. held its first historic preservation conference in 1985. The purpose of the conference was to promote the education and networking of individuals interested in historic preservation. The success of the first conference demonstrated a significant interest in gathering preservation professionals on an annual basis. In 1997, the conference format and named changed to “Saving Places” and over the last 18 years, the conference has grown to become the premier preservation event in the Rocky Mountain west, second in size and content only to the National Preservation Conference. The Saving Places Conference provides high quality educational content, networking opportunities and inspiration to all attendees.

preservation50 medium-logo2016 marks the 50th anniversary of the National Historic Preservation Act. In February, CPI’s Saving Places® Conference will help launch the country-wide celebration to “learn from and leverage the National Historic Preservation Act’s first five decades to assure historic preservation’s vibrant future in America.”  -from Preservation50 Mission Statement. Visit to learn more about the Nation’s plan to celebrate 50 years of the National Historic Preservation Act.

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Featured Project

For Sale: Grand Junction Railroad Depot

Built in 1906, the Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Depot in Grand Junction was once considered to the finest depot of its size in the West. Constructed of white brick with fine terra cotta details, the Depot featured a glass passenger canopy, large arched stained-glass windows, and an interior with 22-foot ceilings, solid oak trim and plaster pilasters.The Grand Junction Depot was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1992. Unfortunately, the Depot has fallen out of service and now stands vacant, but is currently up for sale. The great downtown Grand Junction location, beautiful construction, and historical significance make it an excellent opportunity for the right buyer! The seller will look at an exchange or owner carry terms, grant funding may also be available. To learn more, contact Omar Richardson at 855-518-0729, or click the read more link to see the for sale listing online.

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