Join Us for a Fall Happy Hour

Hello Members, Please join us for a Fall Happy Hour at Linger. When: Thursday October 20, 2016 Time: 5:00 pm Where: Linger 2030 W. 30th Avenue, Denver, CO 80211 For a quick history of Linger click here. Please RSVP so we know how many to expect. Advertisements

Providence House Window Restoration

We want to share member’s preservation stories. Do you have a project to share? If so please send an email with photos by CLICKING HERE In August of 2015 the first phase of a window restoration project began at Providence House. The mansion was originally the home of Hal Sayre, a mining engineer who moved to…

Welcome New APT-RMC Board Members

The Rocky Mountain Chapter is pleased to welcome some new faces to the board: Cat Brown, Michelle Chichester, and Nicole Lane. Cat Brown Architectural Project Coordinator HDR Cat’s passion for historic preservation and design led her to receive a dual masters in Architecture and Historic Preservation at the University of Colorado Denver.  While at UCD, Cat got her initial exposure to preservation in Colorado and the western region while working with the Center of Preservation Research and the Colorado Center for Community Development.  Currently, Cat resides at HDR as an Architectural Project Coordinator, working on the restoration and renovation of the Wyoming State Capitol.  Additionally, Cat has several years of experience working with a range of existing buildings, including single family residential, civic, science and technology, as well as developing Historic Structures Assessments and documentation research. These experiences and additional opportunities as a reviewer for CPI’s Endangered Places program has increased her passion for preservation and the existing built environment. By serving on the APT board Cat hopes to help expand involvement and support of preservation in this region. With recognition of new technologies and sustainable building practices Cat believes our built environment can be resilient, efficient, and most importantly, maintain and strengthen the integrity of the historic context and character. Michelle Chichester Historic Preservation Specialist State Historical Fund Michelle Chichester is a Historic Preservation Specialist with the History Colorado State Historical Fund. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Design (with an emphasis in Architecture) from the University of Colorado ‐ Boulder in 2007, and Master of Science in Historic Preservation from University of Colorado ‐ Denver in 2013. After graduating from CU‐Boulder, Michelle started an internship with the Mountains/Plains Office of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, working mostly with the Barn Again! program. In 2008, she began working with Colorado Preservation, Inc. on cultural resource surveys, and later managing a number of grant funded projects. Over the course of six years, she worked on a number of projects including: a survey of homesteading sites in southeast Colorado, a survey of Phillips County, the reconstruction of…

REGISTER NOW! Masonry Restoration Workshop 9/20

MASONRY RESTORATION WORKSHOP Hosted by the City of Black Hawk Crumbling stucco, peeling paint on brick, collapsing rock walls—oh my!  Adverse weather conditions and lack of an adequate maintenance plan can accelerate the deterioration of masonry buildings and structures. What can be done to restore masonry façades and their structural integrity back to their original…

2016 APT-RMC Annual Meeting

On June 24, 2016 APT-Rocky Mountain Chapter held their annual meeting. The meeting was preceded by a tour at Johnson and Wales University which included two recently rehabilitated campus buildings: Centennial Hall and Founders Hall. The tour was led by Kurt Swenson of Johnson and Wales University and Craig Welsh of Hord Coplan Macht. Centennial…

Upcoming Historic Adobe Evaluation Presentation

Join APT-RMC for a Historic Adobe Evaluation Presentation by Nicole Lane at Martin/Martin. RSVP Below Location: Martin/Martin, Inc. 12499 W. Colfax Ave, Lakewood, CO 80215 Time: Thursday July 21, 2016 from 4-5pm The course will be worth 1 LU Food and drink provided. Course description: Soil is an ancient and ubiquitous building material. Adobe is…