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Gateway to the East: The Evolution of Platte Avenue

at First Lutheran Church, Colorado Springs CO

May 26 2018
Gateway to the East: The Evolution of Platte Avenue presented by Gateway to the East: The Evolution of Platte Avenue at First Lutheran Church, Colorado Springs CO

Introductory slide lecture and walking tour of historic Platte Avenue – a fascinating history!

Join the Historic Preservation Alliance and the Old North End Neighborhood for Preservation Month @ Beyond, featuring two collaborative events celebrating National Preservation Month and historic preservation in the community.

Presenter: Tim Scanlon, Historian and Planner

9:30 a.m.:  Begin at First Lutheran Church (1515 N. Cascade) for an informative slide lecture discussing the fascinating history of our section of the Ocean-to-Ocean Highway, from historic medians, rails to trails, historic architecture, use of local materials and much more!

10:30 a.m.: Move to the departure point for the walking tour at El Paso Street and Platte Ave. near the AT&SF Railway Overpass.

12:30 p.m.: Optional debrief at a local cafe for coffee and conversation

Please note: you will need to drive, bike or scooter to the walking tour “meet up” location half-way during the morning. The lecture begins at First Lutheran then the entire venue shifts to walking tour format. Details instructions will be provided at the event.

QUESTIONS?  Contact HPA Board Member Pat Doyle at patdoyle@mac.com or (719) 473-8108.

ADMISSION INFO

Free admission. Donations accepted.

Email: roxanne.eflin@gmail.com

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LOCATION

First Lutheran Church

1515 N. Cascade Avenue, Colorado Springs, CO 80915

ACCESSIBILITY INFO

    • Wheelchair Access