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Historic Resources in the Civic Area

Historic Resources in the Civic Area

What are Historic Resources in the Civic Area?

Check out a summary of Civic Area Historic Resources - 2016 pdf


Historic building survey of the north wing of the Boulder Public Library complete

A Cultural Resource Re-Survey pdf has been completed for the north wing of the Boulder Public Library. The Civic Area Project team requested the re-survey be undertaken to gain better understanding of the potential future planning options related to the west bookend of the Civic Area. Historic surveys are the foundation for identifying, understanding, and preserving a community's important cultural and historic resources.

The north wing of the library was originally surveyed in 1995 pdf and found to be historically significant. The re-survey reconfirmed the historic significance and found that the building is eligible for local landmark designation and listing in the National Register Historic Places.

It is anticipated that the survey results will be discussed in a joint meeting of the Landmarks Board and the Library Commission to be held sometime in October or November. The status of the entire west bookend will be discussed in more detail once the Human Services Strategy is completed and the Library Master Plan is updated in 2017.

For more information, please feel free to contact James Hewat at [email protected]

Map of Historic Resources in the Boulder Civic Area pdf

See the Poster Board Displays from the April 4, 2016 Open House!  Poster 1 & Poster 2

See the Bandshell in Broncos colors!

The Glen Huntington Bandshell

Glen Huntington Bandshell Update - May 2016


The Civic Area Team has been engaged in a robust public input process and technical analysis of the historic Glen Huntington Bandshell.  This webpage will serve has a portal to the latest information and input on the landmarked Bandshell. 

The goal of the City Area Team is gather all known information of the historic nature of the Bandshell, along with studies that show data points and analysis to help City Council and all subcommittees carefully deliberate over how the Bandshell can be revitalized in the future.

Public engagement continues to play a critical role in the overall analysis. Please feel free to offer any thoughts and further input, which continues to be collected beyond what earlier input was provided by the community in 2014 & 2015. Emails can be sent directly to the Civic Area Team at [email protected]

Links to Bandshell Information

Glen Huntington Bandshell Update - May 2016

Noise Study for Glen Huntington Bandshell Site pdf

Structural Review of the Bandshell pdf

July 2015 Ideas Competition - Bandshell pdf