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Exploring Denver’s historic districts

is known as a young and forward-looking city, but it is also a city that values its history, especially as reflected in the architecture and character of its homes and commercial and public buildings from bygone decades. Denver has more than 50 officially designated historic districts, meaning that exterior restoration, renovation or rebuilding of certain homes and buildings within the districts must comply with guidelines that preserve the historic character of the neighborhoods. Kim Grant, director of Colorado’s Most Endangered Places, a program of Colorado Preservation, Inc., has worked in historic preservation for most of his adult life, starting with the Kansas Main Street program when he lived in Topeka prior to moving to Denver. In Colorado, he was with the City of Arvada for […]
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