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Welcome to Landmark Preservation

What's Happening?

Celebrate National Preservation Month! 
Join us as we celebrate preservation, local landmarks and districts, and everything that makes Denver history and architure unique. Join us for learning opportunities and share your favorite historic places. Learn more>>

Landmark Preservation ordinance 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 >>

Essex Apartments designation approved!
City Council officially designated a Capitol Hill building designed by William Fisher a new historic landmark. Visit the historic designations page for information on this and other pending and recently approved 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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