May 2 Symposium Details

Preservation by the Numbers

May 2, 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.,
Boettcher Mansion, 900 Colorow Rd., Lookout Mountain

The cost of the Symposium is $12 per person (includes lunch). To register, please contact Dennis @303-271-8734 or email

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  • 8:30 – 9 AM Registration (Coffee & Refreshments Provided)
  • 9 – 9:15 AM Welcome & Introductions: Mary Lindsey, (JCHC Chair) & Patrick Eidman, History Colorado Office of Archaeology and Historic Preservation (OAHP)
  • 9:15 – 10 AM Steve Turner, HC VP of Preservation Programs: “$260m: Overview of Historic Preservation in Colorado” (highlighting the State Historical Fund Grants Program)
  • 10 – 10:15 AM Break
  • 10:15 – 11 AM Patrick Eidman, HC Historic Preservation Technical Outreach Director: “The Million-Dollar Impact (how each $1m in preservation projects creates nearly 32 full-time jobs)
    • Joe Saldibar, HC Architectural Services Manager: “House Bill 1311” (information on the $35m tax credit and other economic benefits)
  • 11 – Noon Elizabeth Blackwell, HC Survey Coordinator: “It Takes Two” (the need for both significance and integrity when designating an historic property)
    • Claire Lanier, HC Outreach and Creative Content Editor: “10 Ways to Communicate (how to effectively convey your preservation message with limited resources)
  • Noon – 1 PM Lunch, Networking & Video Presentations
  • 1 – 1:30 PM Abbey Christman, University of Colorado – Denver: “Arts & Crafts Architecture in Colorado c. 1900-1925” (showcasing quintessential works in and around the area)
  • 1:30 – 2 PM Cynthia Shaw, Director of Boettcher Mansion: “Lorraine Lodge in 1917” (walkabout)

After the Symposium there will be an opportunity to visit several historic buildings on the Mount Vernon Country Club property and on Highway 40 (Old Rockland Church), just 10 minutes from Boettcher Mansion (carpooling encouraged). This short tour is organized by the History Committee of Mount Vernon Country Club.

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