Downtown Colorado, Inc. Honors National Historic Preservation Month
Wednesday, May 02, 2012
Downtown Colorado, Inc. Honors
National Historic Preservation Month with
Celebrating Historic Preservation in Colorado Communities
DENVER -- May 1, 2012 -- Downtown Colorado, Inc. (DCI), a nonprofit membership organization committed to building better communities through educational and technical assistance in Colorado's downtowns, commercial districts and town centers, is celebrating 2012 National Historic Preservation Month with Celebrating Historic Preservation in Colorado Communities.
Each week of May, DCI will focus on a different historic preservation project in Colorado. Articles will include best practices for historic preservation, as well as renovations and restorations from communities including: Brush!, Lamar, and The Emerson School Project by the National Trust for Historic Preservation. The first article features the Rankin Presbyterian Church in Brush! Colorado.
"Historic preservation projects are such an important asset in revitalizing a community" said Katherine Correll, executive director, Downtown Colorado, Inc. "DCI is thrilled to take this opportunity to celebrate projects that recognize and honor their community's heritage."
DCI will announce the featured historical attraction each week on the DCI Blog, as well as onTwitter and Facebook.
DCI is also accepting nominations for Best Adaptive Reuse or Rehabilitation projects in Colorado, among other categories for the Governor's Awards for Downtown Excellence.