CURRENT PROJECTS

 

Pueblo Bojon Town/Eiler Heights Community-Built Survey
Type: Cultural Resource Survey, Historical Context, Video Documentary

Pueblo's Bojon Town or Eiler Heights neighborhood is a largely Slovenian enclave in the shadow of the steel mill. Historitecture led an innovative community-built survey process in the neighborhood that resulted in a property inventory, historical context, and video documentary.

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PAST PROJECTS
 

Pueblo City Hall and Memorial Hall Context
Type: Historical Context

Pueblo's magnificent City Hall and Memorial Hall are among the most notable landmarks in Southern colorado. As part of a massive restoration effort, Historitecture developed an historical context telling the story of city government in pueblo, the architecture and construction of both halls, and the leisure culture of Memorial Hall, one of the foremost municipal auditoriums in the West.

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Bessemer Neighborhood Context
Type: Historical Context

Anchored by the massive CF&I Minnequa Steel Works, Bessemer is one of the most diverse and best preserved working-class neighborhoods in Pueblo and in the West.

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Pueblo Modern Context
Type: Historical Context

Pueblo experienced the postwar population and housing boom in ways very different from the rest of Colorado. The results were an amazing array of architectural and cultural resources that connected the Steel City to the rest of the nation yet remained remarkably Pueblo.

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Fort Collins Postwar Survey

Fort Collins Postwar Survey and Context
Type: Cultural Resource Survey/Historical Context

With a burgeoning student population at Colorado A&M, the expansion of defense contracting, and the Baby Boom, Fort Collins transformed radically in the decades following World War II.

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South Pueblo Context
Type: Historical Context

General William Jackson Palmer envisioned South Pueblo as an industrial utopia--a place where management and labor alike could live in harmony and mutual enlightenment. The result was a neighborhood with a diverse built environment and and institutions.

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Wondervu

Wondervu Survey 2009-10
Type: Cultural Resource Survey/Historical Context

Crowning a ridge between Coal Creek Canyon and South Boulder Creek, the village of Wondervu commands breathtaking views of the Front Range. The collection of summer cabins, dating to between 1930 and 1960, was intended as a mountain retreat for members of the working class in Denver.

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Pueblo East Side Survey

Pueblo East Side Survey
Type: Cultural Resource Survey/Historical Context

Under Construction




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Bee Family Centennial Farm Museum

Bee Family Centennial Farm Museum
Type: Nomination/Interpretation

Under Construction

 

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Windsor Downtown Survey

Windsor Historic Downtown Survey
Type: Cultural Resource Survey/Historical Context

This project included an inventory of all properties in Windsor's historic, two-block downtown; an historical and architectural context; and the development of an interpretive documentary.

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Pueblo East Side Context

Pueblo East Side Context
Type: Historical Context

The East Side, known historically as East Pueblo and Park Hill, is one of the very earliest areas in Colorado to be settled. Beyond the length of East Pueblo’s history is the breadth of its legacy. It was a place of struggle and success, [continued…]

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Eldora Survey

Eldora Survey 2008
Type: Cultural Resource Survey/Historical Context

Tucked into a deep valley of Middle Boulder Creek, the village of Eldora began as a short-lived mining boomtown. Yet it has survived to the present as a summer tourist retreat, particularly for midwestern professionals. Although [continued…]

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Pueblo North Side Survey 2

Pueblo North Side Neighborhood Survey, Phase 2
Type: Cultural Resource Survey

Pueblo’s North Side is among the most culturally, architecturally, and historically diverse neighborhoods in Colorado. This 81-property project served as the second phase to the inventory of over 300 properties in the North Side. The Phase 2 survey area included all properties between West 19th and West 20th Streets, spanning from North Main Street to West Street.

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Fort Collins Ghost Signs Historic Context
Type: Cultural Resource Survey/Historical Context

Historitecture, LLC, researched and wrote an historical context for the City of Fort Collins to address the community's ghost signs, the faded advertisements of yesteryear painted on brick walls. This context was intended to determine the significance of the city’s extant painted wall [continued…]

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Pueblo North Side Survey 1

Pueblo North Side Neighborhood Survey, Phase 1
Type: Cultural Resource Survey/Historical Context

Pueblo’s North Side is among the most culturally, architecturally, and historically diverse neighborhoods in Colorado. Houses range from John Thatcher’s stately Rosemount mansion to the tiny, simple domiciles of the city’s vibrant working class. The neighborhood evolved in [continued…]

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River Pines

River Pines Cottages HABS Recordation and Report
Type: Compliance/Recordation

Historitecture recorded the Harsh’s Cozy Cottages/River Pines Cottages site (5GA.3579) to Historic American Building Survey (HABS) standards. The resulting HABS report was intended to serve as a component of the archival documentation required in a memorandum of agreement between [continued…]

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Poudre School District Survey

Poudre School District Survey and Context
Type: Cultural Resource Survey/Historical Context

Centered around Fort Collins, Colorado, Poudre R-1 School District is the steward of many historic properties, related and unrelated to education. The Fort Collins school district (District No. 5) began like many in the west: one teacher in one room of a log house. But the district soon gained [continued…]

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Oscar Jacobson Cabin National Register Nomination
Type: Nomination

Born in 1882 in Westervik, Sweden, Oscar Brousse Jacobson migrated to Kansas with his family. In 1904 he was a supervisor of the Swedish exhibit at the 1904 World's Fair in St. Louis. The young artist fell in love with the American west and, 1915, was named director of the [continued…]

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Fort Collins Quonset Huts

Quonset Huts in the Fort Collins Urban Growth Area
Type: Cultural Resource Survey/Historical Context

Following the end of World War II, the student population of Colorado Agricultural and Mechanical College (now Colorado State University) swelled as veterans took advantage of GI Bill benefits. Responding to the crisis, the college employed the same building that had allowed the [continued…]

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Greeley Arlington Survey

Greeley Arlington Neighborhood Survey
Type: Cultural Resource Survey/Historical Context

Located southeast of downtown Greeley, Colorado, and immediately southeast of the University of Northern Colorado, the Arlington Neighborhood consists mainly of modest cottages, bungalows, and ranch houses dating to between 1920 and 1960. Most are Craftsman, [continued…]

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