Oh, Landmark Preservation Commission: what’s next?

Since March, the city’s Community Planning and Development department has been convening monthly meetings with a large panel of members from different arenas – architects, preservationists, developers, neighborhood representatives, and more – to discuss and update of Denver’s landmark ordinance.  At the most recent meeting, on Oct. 9, the discussion dealt with incorporating “culturally significant …

Photo Credits

Left: the Denver Art Museum’s Frederic C. Hamilton Building, Courtesy of the Denver Art Museum; center, from top: a North Capitol Hill balcony, Equitable Building detail, and Dora Moore School, by Mary Voelz Chandler; right: Clyfford Still Museum detail, by Jeremy Bitterman, Courtesy of the Clyfford Still Museum. Chandler photograph by Cyrus McCrimmon.

Mary Voelz Chandler

Mary Voelz Chandler has written about architecture, preservation, and visual arts, including the position of architecture and art writer at the Rocky Mountain News in Denver. During that time, she completed the Guide to Denver Architecture published in 2001 in conjunction with the AIA National conference in Denver, then updated the Guide in 2013. She also was a co-author on the …