Summer Tours Series – #1 The El Paso Canal

Bristol Elementary School 890 North Walnut Street, Colorado Springs, CO

Please note, only one guest per ticket request submission. Directions/ Parking: - This tour celebrates the city’s sesquicentennial as it features its earliest use of water. Registration check in will begin at 6 PM and take place at Bristol Elementary School, 890 North Walnut Street, Colorado Springs. There will be two groups. The “hiking” group […]

CANCELLED: Summer Tours Series – #2 Fairview Cemetery

Fairview Cemetary 1000 South 26th Street, Colorado Springs, CO

Urgent Event Announcement: TOUR CANCELLATION We regret to announce that our Fairview Cemetery tour must be cancelled this year due to unforeseen circumstances.  Thank you for your interest.  We hope to be able to schedule a Fairview Cemetery tour next year. -Al Rohr, Events and Lecture Chairman, HPA Board of Directors

Summer Tours Series – #3 Middle Shooks Run

North Junior High 612 East Yampa, Colorado Springs, CO

Please note, only one guest per ticket request submission. Middle Shooks Run: Walking Tour of the North Junior High School and Its Immediate Neighborhood  Directions/ Parking: On-street parking is available on both sides of East Yampa between Corona Street and El Paso Street  This will be a walk through early city history as we venture […]

Summer Tours Series – #4 Old Colorado City; Saints and Sinners

Old Colorado City Historical Society 1 South 24th Street, Colorado Springs, CO

THIS TOUR IS AT CAPACITY. WE ARE ACCEPTING REGISTRATIONS FOR A WAIT LIST. Directions/ Parking: Old Colorado City Historical Society, 1 South 24th Street, parking available by the building, in free public parking lots or on-street.  Colorado City has always been a city of diversity. Partial annexation into Colorado Springs left a mix of annexed […]

Summer Tour Series – #5 La Foret Conference and Retreat Center

La Foret Conference Center 6145 Shoup Road, Black Forest, CO

Please note, only one guest per ticket request submission. Directions/ Parking: 6145 Shoup Road, north of town. Take Powers north to Woodmen, go east then north on Black Forest Road to Shoup Road. Turn west for 0.72 miles to the La Foret site. Entrance is on the south side, just past Rusk Lane. Proceed up […]

REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED – #6 Art on the Streets 4:30 Tour!

Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum 215 S Tejon Street, Colorado Springs

Please note, only one guest per ticket request submission. The ever-popular Art on the Streets program is sponsored by The Downtown Partnership.  This is a year-long exhibit of outdoor sculpture and murals, displayed in strategic locations throughout downtown Colorado Springs.  Involving both local artists and those from far beyond our city limits, this program has […]

REGISTRATION NOW CLOSED! Summer Tours Series – #7 Pikeview Quarry BBQ

Pikeview Quarry Pikeview Quarry Road, Colorado Springs, CO

Please note, only one guest per ticket request submission. BBQ dinner at 5:30 PM (pre-register for both @ www.hpasprings.org/events). Please bring your own lawn chair. No charge for the dinner, which is optional. The quarry needs an accurate number for ordering food. Register online separately for the tour. Check-in begins at 6:00 for a maximum […]

REGISTRATION NOW CLOSED! Summer Tours Series – #7 Pikeview Quarry

Pikeview Quarry Pikeview Quarry Road, Colorado Springs, CO

Please note, only one guest per ticket request submission. The Pikeview Quarry opened in 1905 and has provided limestone for numerous downtown buildings, the Air Force Academy and I-25 along with providing gravel and concrete for local construction. We will learn about its history and its important role as a fire break during the Waldo […]

Lamplighters Neighborhood Discussion

ONEN and the North End Lamplighters are in discussion with the City of Colorado Springs and the Colorado Springs Utilities Department to refurbish the removed lampposts and have them returned to their historic locations. A neighborhood Zoom meeting has been scheduled for Sunday, January 16th at 3 PM.  This is an opportunity to hear updates, share […]

Historic Preservation Alliance 2022 Annual Meeting

Virtual

  Message from Tim Boddington - HPA Board President: We regret to announce that our plans to hold an in-person Annual Meeting on January 20th at 6:30 p.m. have reverted back to VIRTUAL due to COVID cases rapidly escalating throughout our community and nationally. The Omicron variant has decimated the community and we are unwilling […]