Built in 1905, the Neoclassical Revival Bennett-Field House in Denver today houses the Lighthouse Program, a boarding home for men in recovery, but the deteriorated historic entryway has suffered major moisture damage that affects the tile terrace, coffered ceiling, grand fluted columns, and decorative balustrade.
The chapel at the beautiful and historic Bethesda Sanatorium campus in southeast Denver was built in 1926 and has several striking features, including its stained glass windows and copper cupola. This SHF grant will help fund their rehabilitation.
Dedicated in 1966 and declared a city and county landmark the following decade, the Boettcher Conservatory at the Denver Botanic Gardens has been a Colorado architectural treasure since its construction.
Once a part of the sprawling estate of Denver Post heiress May Bonfils-Stanton, the Caretaker’s Cottage is one of the few remaining original buildings at the Lakewood Heritage Center located in Jefferson County.
The Caretaker’s Cottage in Lakewood rests on the former property of May Bonfils-Stanton, the daughter of the owner of The Denver Post. The home was most likely designed by the Aladdin Company, who specialized in producing kit homes. It has endured two renovations since its construction: the first was the addition of a sunroom onto the north end of the cottage and the second saw additions to the east and west wings of the home in the early 1960s.