Historic Denver, Inc.

Historic Denver is the organization for those who love Denver. For more than 47 years Historic Denver has led the way by providing ideas and actions for the places that give Denver its unique character. Historic Denver's mission is to preserve Denver's significant historic fabric, its distinctive architecture and its cultural landscapes, which are the tangible reflections of our heritage and the foundation of our quality of life.

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Historic Denver Inc​​​​​​​
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Historic Denver
1420 Ogden Street Suite 202
Denver, CO 80218
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Historic Denver
1420 Ogden Street Suite 202
Denver, CO 80218

Molly Brown House Museum
1340 Pennsylvania Street
Denver, CO 80203
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Mission Statement

Historic Denver is committed to enhancing the city's unique identity through education, activism, and stewardship on behalf of local heritage and historic places. The Molly Brown House Museum is committed to enhancing the city's unique identity by telling the story of Margaret "Molly" Brown's activism, philanthropy, and passion through educational programs, exhibits, and stewardship. By exploring the dynamic between past and present, we shape a stronger community for the future and inspire engaged citizens.

Organization History

Can you imagine the city without the Daniels & Fisher Tower, LoDo, or Union Station? Each contributes critical character to our community, each anchors significant economic revitalization efforts that have helped Denver weather several boom and bust cycles, and each was saved with the support of Historic Denver, Inc. In 1970 citizens stepped forward to create Historic Denver, Inc., which first focused on saving the Molly Brown House Museum from demolition and went on to citywide efforts. Historic Denver remains the city's leading preservation organization and as a private, supporter-driven non-profit we work to protect and promote the places that add to our quality of life, spur economic development and engender pride of place.


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