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Proposed Highland Lawn Historic District

Photograph of the north side of the 400 block of Marine Street, May 2019.

Proposed Expanded Highland Lawn Historic District (2019) 


  • April 12, 2019 - Historic District Application submitted by more than 25% of the affected property owners.
  • May 22, 2019  - Landmarks Board held an Initiation Hearing and voted to move forward with the historic district process (3-0, Ronnie Pelusio absent; Fran Sheets recused). 
  • June 13 - Staff attended a neighborhood meeting to anwser questions and provide information on the process. 
  • June 24 - Questionnaire mailed to each property owner to document support/opposition to the creation of a historic district. 
  • August 7 - Landmarks Board Designation Hearing 

Next Steps 

  • If Landmarks Board recommends designation to City Council on August 7th:
    • Planning Board Public Hearing held within 45 days 
    • City Council Public Hearing held within 100 days 
  • If Landmarks Board recommends denial of the application to City Council on August 7th:
    • Decision subject to a 45-day call up period by the City Council; 
    • Owners of 25% of the properties may file an appeal to the City Council within 21 days of the Landmarks Board's recommendation.

Resources Related to This Application 

General Historic Preservation Resources 

History of the Highland Lawn Neighborhood

Highland Lawn Historic District 

The Highland Lawn Historic District was designated in 2005 and includes 19 properties on the 500 block of Marine Street. Here are some resources:

​Contact Us 

James Hewat, Senior Historic Preservation Planner - (303) 441-3207 or [email protected]

Marcy Cameron, Historic Preservation Planner II (303) 441-3209 or [email protected]