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While doing some research for a new project, I ran into a these photos of some of Boulder’s older houses in a weekly newspaper called the Daily Herald.  This article is from 1908 and is really more of an advertising/marketing piece for the local realtors than an actual act of journalism. “Boulder is not a […]

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more than beauty and function, many rooms have a kind of atmosphere, a history, that makes them intriguing.

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I recently attending some sessions of the Colorado Preservation Inc.’s Saving Places 2012 Conference.  As usual with these things there are plenty of educational sessions that you can geek-out on various preservation topics, from process-heavy advice for preservation commissions to very technical analysis of window retrofitting techniques. For me the most interesting event was the […]

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I have been thinking a lot about how to better harness new technology and new media resources to bolster interest in historic preservation and the changing architectural faces of our cities.  I have written before about the potential of posting QR codes that allow visitors to easily access a rich and deep array of information […]

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a brief look at the curious octagon houses of the late nineteenth century with a example in Boulder, Colorado
and some thoughts about generic housing types and client-specific, site-specific design with an example of Charles Haertling

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a link and description of a recent Daily Camera story on the Broadway project bus shelter panels and local history

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a brief look at Winks Lodge, one of the last remnants of Lincoln Hills, an African-American resort from the 1920′s located in the mountains of rural Gilpin County, Colorado

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a brief look at the covers of Architectural Record’s annual Record Houses issue over the last twenty years and some speculation on architecture, preservation and history.

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