The History Buff Two-Day Itinerary for a historic tour of Longmont includes Historic Eastside. https://www.visitlongmont.org/history-buff-itinerary/
Determining the historic assets in a neighborhood is the first step towards actively preserving that area. Since 2001, HENA has been working with the City of Longmont to obtain architectural surveys of its historic homes. Homes have been surveyed to determine how many historic and potentially historic properties were located in the neighborhood. Sometimes … Continue reading Historic Eastside Architectural Surveys
Back in 2006, the Historic Eastside was struggling somewhat as a neighborhood. The City of Longmont funded us to come up with our most pressing needs. We worked together to identify projects, programs and action steps that would enhance the appearance, preserve the character and improve the public and private properties of the neighborhood. Read … Continue reading Historic Eastside Revitalization Plan (2006)
Longmont's Baker Street property has storied past, neighbors want say in future (7/13/15) The house was built in the late 1890s for Lewis H. Dickson and his wife Emily. Dickson participated in the Sand Creek massacre of 1864, was elected to the Colorado legislature in 1880 and elected as Longmont's first mayor in 1881, later … Continue reading History of 352 Baker St.