Mark your calendar! This year LIVE and IN PERSON!

The 2024 Pikes peak preservation forum

You are invited!

A Preservation Conference & Neighborhood Workshop
May 10, 2024 - 8:30-Noon
followed by an optional guided tour of
Grace & St. Stephens Episcopal Church
601 N. Tejon
Celebrating National Preservation Month and Colorado Archaeology and Historic Preservation Month

Save the Date! September 7th!

Come celebrate our 25th

You are invited!
The Historic Preservation Alliance of Colorado Springs
25th Anniversary celebration

The Historic Preservation Alliance would like to invite you to our 25th Anniversary Gala to be held at The Fine Arts Center at Colorado College on September 7th. Additional information soon to follow.

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We still have 3 Winter Lectures remaining which is a first as we have added a May lecture which will be centered upon Fannie Mae Duncan and The Cotton Club. So save your spot and remember Lectures are free for members and $10 for non-members.


Pikes Peak Preservation Forum V

Grace & St. Stephen's Episcopal Church 631 North Tejon, Colorado Springs, CO, United States

WELCOME! A Preservation Conference & Neighborhood Workshop Celebrating National Preservation Month and Colorado Archaeology and Historic Preservation Month This educational event is coordinated and hosted by the Historic Preservation Alliance […]


4th Winter Lecture of 2024: The Legacy of Fannie Mae Duncan and the Cotton Club

First Lutheran Church 1515 North Cascade Ave, Colorado Springs, CO, United States

Guest Lecturer: Kathleen Esmiol In the 1870s, Black families were drawn to Colorado Springs, where the city’s visionary founder General William Jackson Palmer established integrated public schools and job opportunities […]

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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.

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


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

Helen Hunt Jackson

$100 Annually

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

Thomas Maclaren

$60 Annually

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.

Alice Bemis Taylor

$40 Annually

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.

Student Membership

$15 Annually

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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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 this link to see our archive!

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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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