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Learn about the City's Historic Preservation program and PLAN to attend the February 6th Public Meeting regarding the revised Historic Preservation Plan. 5:30 p.m. City Auditorium.
Two great legacies in our community.
#celebrating80years : El Pomar Foundation has a proud legacy of 80 years of giving in Colorado and the Pikes Peak region. Throughout 2018, we will be looking ba...ck on this legacy by showcasing a grantee organization representing every single year from 1937-2017! Today we are proud to begin this project by highlighting Fountain Valley School of Colorado, which has been an institution in Colorado Springs education since 1929.
Pikes Peak Library District - Special Collections will be featured in the latest episode of Tesla's Death Ray, airing at 8 p.m. tomorrow night on Discovery.
Another reminder that this is the week of our Annual Meeting on Thursday evening beginning at 6 p.m. at First Lutheran. Our exciting guest speaker, Kim Grant from Colorado Preservation, Inc. will join us in a discussion about threatened and endangered significant places.
A memorable historic event worth celebrating!
Two important annual meetings are upcoming this week. Thursday evening, Jan.11th, at First Lutheran Church at 1515 North Cascade, is the Historic Preservation Alliance's annual meeting with special guest speaker, Kim Grant, from Colorado Preservation, Inc.
The next meeting is Saturday the 13th for the Old Colorado City Historical Society. Both are open to the public.
One week left to register and receive early bird pricing! Make sure you sign up to attend the 2018 Saving Places Conference before next Wednesday, Jan. 10! www.SavingPlacesConference.org
A reminder that a week from tomorrow Jan.11th) is the annual meeting of the Historic Preservation Alliance with special guest presenter Kim Grant of Colorado Preservation, Inc.
Handcrafted building materials are a rarity now. Finding these beautiful works of art buried since the 1950s reminds all of us in the value of keeping irreplaceable buildings ABOVE ground, functioning and re-purposed as needed to meet modern needs. Thanks, CDOT, for saving what you could and thanks, Rachel Riley (Gazette reporter) for researching and writing this article.
Save the date for this very interesting lecture: January 13th at the Pioneers Museum.
Some good tips, solid ideas and food for thought.
The Annual Meeting of the Historic Preservation Alliance is open to all current, renewing and prospective members. The Annual Report will be presented along with revised Bylaws for membership ratification. Kim Grant, Endangered Places Program Director for Colorado Preservation, Inc., will present on the effectiveness of the statewide Endangered Places program and discuss new strategies to relaunch a similar program in Pikes Peak Region. Preservation advocacy is an essential goal of the HPA, which leads positive solutions to save historic places that matter. The public is invited to discuss strategies to insure the survival of our heritage for future generations.