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Additional Sources for Denver Building History Searches

Colorado Historical Society

Stephen H. Hart Library
1300 Broadway, Second Floor
Denver, CO 80203
303-866-2305
http://www.coloradohistory.org/
Additional Sanborn atlases, photographs, neighborhood information, etc.

Office of Archaeology and Historic Preservation

http://coloradohistory-oahp.org/
Links to lists of Colorado and National Registers of historic properties. Information on, and applications for, register nominations and tax credits, etc. Online guides to Colorado architects and architectural styles.

1300 Broadway, Denver CO 80203
Phone: 303-866-3395
Programs at this location:
State Archaeologist, Information Management, Review and Compliance, Tax Credit Certification, Local Government Certification

225 E. 16th Ave., Suite 950, Denver CO 80203
Phone: 303-866-3395
Programs at this location:
National and State Registers, Historical & Architectural Survey, Preservation Planning

Historic Denver, Inc.

Tattered Cover Building
1628 16th Street, Suite 200
Denver, CO 80202
Phone: 303-534-5296
http://www.historicdenver.org
Good overview of the landmarking process and available tax credits. Click on “Preservation in Denver.”

Denver Building Department Records

Webb Municipal Building, Second floor
201 West Colfax Avenue
Denver, CO 80202
720-865-2790
http://denvergov.org/dephome.asp?depid=416
Permits from the 1970s to the present.

Denver Assessor's Office

Webb Municipal Building, First floor
201 West Colfax Avenue
Denver, CO 80202
720-913-4049
http://denvergov.org/dephome.asp?depid=23
Information regarding the assessed value, legal description, property characteristics, and ownership of Denver real property. Click on "Real Property Records."

Denver Historic Preservation (Landmark Commission)

Webb Municipal Building, Second floor
201 West Colfax Avenue
Denver, CO 80202
720-865-2709
http://denvergov.org/dephome.asp?depid=420
Lists of Denver Landmarks and Historic Districts. Applications for Landmark status and tax credits.

Piton Foundation

370 Seventeenth Street, Suite 5300
Denver, CO 80202
303-825-6246
http://www.piton.org/
A wealth of facts, statistics, and history about Denver's neighborhoods.

Colorado Aerial Photo Service

2757 West 2nd Avenue
Denver, Colorado 80219
303-934-2419
http://www.coloradoaerialphoto.com/index.html
Coverage of the entire state back to 1948.

Building Histories Table of Contents

Exterior of the Dos Rios Ranch Mansion built by Alonzo and Annie Hartman in 1892, west of Gunnison, Colorado [between 1960 and 1965].

Exterior of the Dos Rios Ranch Mansion built by Alonzo and Annie Hartman in 1892, west of Gunnison, Colorado [between 1960 and 1965].

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Updated: January 06, 2014