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Welcome to Landmark Preservation

What's Happening?

Downtown Denver Historic District Tax Rebate
The tax rebate for property owners in the Downtown Denver Historic District is available once again. The program is authorized by the Denver City Council to help offset property tax rates and thank property owners for preserving and maintaining their historic structures. Learn more >>

Landmark Preservation ordinance review & update
For the next year, a task force will be meeting monthly to review and consider updating the landmark ordinance with a focus on making the designation process more collaborative. Learn more >>

Wellshire Park Cottage designation approved!
City Council officially designated the Wellshire Park Cottage, a 1926 home in the Wellshire neighborhood, as a local landmark. Visit the historic designations page for information on this and other pending designation applications.

Discover Denver Survey

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Historic Denver, Inc., in partnership with the City and County of Denver, has launched Discover Denver, a citywide survey designed to identify buildings with cultural, historical or architectural significance. 

Visit to find out how you can help us collect and tell Denver's stories.



Contact Us

Contact Landmark Preservation staff:

Call or email landmark staff:

  • to set up an appointment for a pre-application meeting 
  • to discuss your building project in-depth with a landmark staff member
  • to ask questions or get information on any landmark process and related applications

Property concerns:
Report property concerns to Denver 311.

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