Historic Preservation Projects: 1999-Present

Alamosa Masonic Hall

Alamosa Masonic Hall (1887)
514 San Juan Ave. (at Main & San Juan)
Non-profit owner
Grants: Historic Structure Assessment, 1999; Exterior Restoration Phase I, 2000-1; Construction Documents/Exterior Restoration Phase II, 2009-10, Colorado Historical Society State Historical Fund
Grant Recipient: AURA
Service provided: Grant writing; project management and reporting
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American National Bank Building - Alamosa

American National Bank Building (1909-10)
500 State Ave.
Private owner
Grants: Historic Structure Assessment 2001; Exterior Restoration, 2002-3, CHS State Historical Fund
Service provided: Grant-writing; project management and reporting; owner assistance with HP federal income tax benefits
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St. Thomas Episcopal Church - Alamosa

St. Thomas Episcopal Church (1925-30)
607 Fourth St.
Non-profit owner
Grants: Historic Structure Assessment, 2002-3;
Exterior Restoration Phases I and II, 2003-6; 2008-9, CHS State Historical Fund; Edmund T. and Eleanor Quick Foundation
Service provided: National Register nomination (2002); grant writing; project management and reporting
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Emperius Building - Alamosa

Emperius Building (1908)
529 Main St. (at State & Main)
Private owner
Grant: Historic Structure Assessment, 2005-6, CHS State Historical Fund
Service provided: Alamosa Historic Registry nomination (2005); grant writing; project management and reporting

First Baptist Church Building - Alamosa

First Baptist Church Building (1907; now Mountain Valley Church)
408 State Ave.
Non-profit owner
Grant: Historic Structure Assessment, 2003-4, CHS State Historical Fund
Service provided: National Register nomination (2005); grant writing; project management and reporting

Rialto Theatre Building - Alamosa

Rialto Theatre Building (1925-26; now Bistro Rialto)
716 Main St.
Private owner
Grants: Historic Structure Assessment, 2003-4; NTHP emergency grant, 2005; grants for rehabilitation (approved in 2009 but not implemented), CHS State Historical Fund, National Trust for Historic Preservation
Service provided: Alamosa Historic Registry
nomination (2005); grant writing; project management and reporting

Freiberger Building - Alamosa

Freiberger Building (1908; now Porter Realty)
503 Main (at Main & Hunt)
Private owner
Service provided: Alamosa Historic Registry nomination (2008)

Alamosa Post Office Building

Alamosa Post Office Building (1935; now Blue Peaks Developmental Services, Inc.)
703 Fourth St. (at Fourth & San Juan)
Non-profit owner
Grants: Proposed historic structure assessment through Colorado Historical Society State Historical Fund (2010-11)
Service provided: Alamosa Historic Registry nomination (2008); National Register nomination (2008-9)

Other Historic Preservation Activities

Advocacy and grant management to develop and support preservation ordinance to establish Alamosa as a Certified Local Government (CLG), 2002

Advocacy to preserve 1878 Hunt House (2003), 1925-26 Rialto Theatre Building (2004-9), 1953 Chamber Depot Building (2009)

Active partnership with Alamosa’s Historic Preservation Committee to support Alamosa’s standing as CLG (HP related surveys, events, planning, education/outreach), 2005-present

Downtown Alamosa’s Historical Walking Tour, research, writing, photography, concept for full-color brochure to promote Historic Downtown Alamosa as a destination (2006-2010); printed with support from Alamosa’s Historic Preservation Committee and Alamosa County Local Marketing District

Current member of Colorado Historical Society