The Summer Tours are Upon Us!

They have finally arrived! Every Thursday from July 18th – August 22nd we visit and new historical landmark and through a local historian are led on a fascinating journey through it’s history. Currently all are sold out except a recently added additional evening for Thy Myron Stratton Home. So please signup if you can and experience one of these amazing tours back in time!

It’s time to celebrate.

The Historic Preservation Aliance is turning 25!

. We invite you to join us at the Historic Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, September 7, 5:30 pm check-in, event starts at 6:00 pm. Dress is Business Casual. Registration for this member event will open August 12th, 10:00 AM. Event tickets are $75.00 which includes meal and one free drink ticket.

Our evening includes a fabulous meal served in the Smith Family Gallery amidst a collection of past Preservation Gala display boards. The evening concludes with renowned lecturer and architectural historian Mr. Chuck Benson presenting a history of John Gaw Meem, architect of the Fine Arts Center.

OUR FORUM

Pikes Peak Preservation Forum V

We had another excellent year for the annual Pikes Peak Preservation Forum. Read about our morning, see photos and watch the presentations at the link below.

membership levels

Whether you are the owner or occupant of a historic building, a person who values cultural landscapes and archaeological sites, or are a citizen or visitor who appreciates and desires to maintain our historic beauty, we invite you to become a member of this alliance of citizens who care about Colorado Springs, its past and its future.

Members receive a membership card that provides FREE admission to all regular HPA meetings, seminars and our celebrated and fascinating Summer Tours.  Members also receive invitations to special members-only activities and the Annual Historic Preservation Awards Gala.

You may join at any time, online or by mailing a check.  Annual renewals for existing members occur quarterly.

General & Queen Palmer

$500 ANNUAL DONATION

General & Queen Palmer

In honor of the leader, and his wife, who founded Colorado Springs.
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Winifield Scott Stratton

$250 ANNUAL DONATION

Winifield Scott Stratton

In honor of the generous man who dared to dream, a skilled carpenter turned millionaire and philanthropist.
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Helen Hunt Jackson

$100 annual donation

Helen Hunt Jackson

In honor of an extraordinary woman who throughout life supported preservation, conservation, and human rights.
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Thomas MacLaren

$60 ANNUAL DONATION

Thomas MacLaren

In honor of a talented and dedicated architect, whose buildings grace the historic landscape of Colorado Springs, including City Auditorium, City Hall, and Pauline Chapel.
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Alice Bemis Taylor

$40 annual donation

Alice Bemis Taylor

In honor of a woman whose generosity resulted in the Fine Arts Center, Colorado Springs Day Nursery, Grace Episcopal Church, and La Foret, her Black Forest home, and more.
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Student Membership

$15 ANNUAL DONATION

Student Membership

Full-time high school or college student who has an interest in our local history and architecture are welcome to join.
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visit the video library

Interested in learning more about The Historic Preservation Alliance? Curious about our Summer Tours or Winter Lectures? Thinking you would like to become a member but would like to see what it offers and would like to see the annual meeting for more info? Watch different videos below and if you would like to see our evergrowing library, then click here to visist  the full video library.

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Winter Lectures

HPA looks forward to our  Winter Lectures every year! We just announced the dates and locations for 2024 and can’t wait for you to join us this season!

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Become a member! We have options for all levels. Most tours are free to members no matter what the membership level! A perfect Christmas gift for Friends and Family!

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We advocate to preserve and protect the historic places in our community! Your participation strengthens our voice whether it’s attending an event or making a donation!