City of Greeley Press Releases

Free Walking Tours: Cottonwood Neighborhood

Release Date:
Aug 1, 2017

For Immediate Release
For more information, contact:
Betsy Kellums, Historic Preservation Specialist
Community Development Department
970-350-9222
Betsy.kellums@greeleygov.com

The Greeley Historic Preservation Commission invites the public to a walking tour of the Cottonwood Neighborhood, on Monday, August 7th at 6:30 p.m.  Betsy Kellums, Greeley Historic Preservation Specialist, will lead the tour.  This 1960s – 70s neighborhood reflects a marked change in architecture and neighborhood planning, with modern and contemporary architecture.  This free public tour begins at the corner of Cottonwood Park at the NW intersection of 26th Avenue and 26th Avenue Court.  No reservations are required, but participants should wear walking shoes and bring a water bottle.

The walking tours provide citizens with a chance to hear about and see interesting sites with historical, cultural and architectural significance to Greeley.  The 2017 walking tours will be held in various locations around town.  The remainder of the tour schedule for 2017 is as follows:

August 7         
Cottonwood Neighborhood, led by Betsy Kellums.  Starting location: NW corner of Cottonwood Park, 26th Avenue and 26th Avenue Court, 6:30 p.m.

September 11 
Bilingual Downtown Tour, led by Betsy Kellums and Maribel Talamantes.  Starting location: Lincoln Park Gazebo, noon.

For more information, contact Betsy Kellums in the Historic Preservation Office at betsy.kellums@greeleygov.com or 970-350-9222.  

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