Historic Landmarks

The sloped roof of a googie style building is prominently featured in this image of a restaurant in Denver. Tall apartment buildings are seen in the background.

Denver Makes it Easier for Landowners to Oppose Landmark Designation

The balance of power in the historic preservation process shifted slightly toward the preferences of property owners in Denver.

August 31, 2022 - The Denver Post

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Historic Preservation And High Rents

Although individual old buildings may be less expensive than newer ones nearby, historic preservation may make both old and new buildings more expensive.

February 4, 2019 - Michael Lewyn


The 11 Most Endangered Places in the U.S.

These historic sites—be they buildings, districts, or natural landscapes—are closer to destruction than any others in the United States.

October 7, 2016 - Next City

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