1100 10th St, Suite 201
Greeley, CO 80631
Monday - Thursday:
7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Friday: 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
970-350-9895 fax Betsy.Kellums@greeleygov.com
Here in Greeley we pride ourselves in preserving our historic properties and areas as well as celebrating Greeley’s history and our significant buildings, sites, and districts. To accomplish this we:
We'd love to talk with you about historic preservation and Greeley’s unique history! Please give us a call, send an email or come join us at an event or meeting!
The commission is comprised of seven individuals appointed by the City Council to serve the community by identifying, preserving and protecting Greeley's historic resources for present and future generations. For information on upcoming meetings, minutes, agendas, and members, see the Historic Preservation Commission page.
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We have a variety of events going on throughout the year including informational lunches and walking tours. See upcoming events and recent news below.
Left to Right: Kathryn Broderius as Caroline Churchill, Thelma Edgerton, Martin Lahman as John Wesley Powell, William Broderius as Theodore Roosevelt, History Brown Bag, July 23, 2015
In appreciation for his promotion of historic preservation and Greeley's history, Norman Noe received the Individual award.
Photo courtesy of City of Greeley Museums, Permanent Collection, 1976.143.0007. Click to view full size.
In appreciation for his rehabilitation of the building at 930 8th Avenue, Joe Molina, Molina Art LLC received the Contractor/Design Professional Award.
Photo Courtesy of City of Greeley Museums, Permanent Collection, 1970.22.0022.354. Click to view full size.
Coal Mining History in Colorado, Jay Trask
The Borgens Family: Germans from Russia in Greeley, Sandra Scott
Ever wanted to know the story about that old house down the street? Learn more about Greeley homes and buildings on our inventoried properties page.
Eligible properties can be added to the Greeley Historic Register. This allows your property to receive recognition for its historical, architectural, and/or geographical significance in Greeley’s history and ensures that the historic qualities will be maintained in the future. Additionally, you may be eligible for additional benefits, such as grant funds, low interests loans, tax credits, and other incentives.
We'll walk you through the process on our historic register page.
The following organizations have more information on historic preservation:
Interested in learning more about a historical property? We are here to help! Here are some online resources:
Contact us for additional resources at 970-350-9222 or Betsy.Kellums@greeleygov.com, or see our news and events page for upcoming opportunities.
Looking for a specific document? We have our presentations, brochures, application forms and more available in our download library.
See below for items for sale by the Historic Preservation Commission.
“Downtown Greeley has a story to tell. The story begins with the establishment of Greeley and the platting of Lincoln Park, and it is not over yet. The 1870 park and a 1974 concrete commercial building have significant voices in this story, with many treasures between them. Did you know
Find out about these facts and more inside. Take a new look at downtown Greeley when you read about the people and businesses that helped Greeley get where it is today.”
GREELEY, COLORADO: History and Architecture of its Downtown Buildings is full of history, architectural information and photos of historic Downtown Greeley. Learn little-known facts about Greeley’s historic downtown.
Warm up with a cup of something hot in a mug featuring a historic property in Greeley! The Historic Preservation Commission is selling coffee mugs featuring several Greeley Historic Register properties to raise funds to purchase bronze plaques for Greeley Historic Register properties that lack them. Mugs are priced as follows and have colored interiors including red, black, or blue.
Properties featured on the mugs include: The Apple House and the Neill House.
Together, GTV8 and the Historic Preservation Commission produced Windows of Time, a show about historic preservation in Greeley. Experience local history told through stories about people and historic buildings, sites, structures and objects with which they are associated. DVDs of these shows are available for purchase for $10 each at the Historic Preservation office.
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