Stephen H. Hart Awards for Historic Preservation 1986-1999


City of Manitou Springs and JSM Enterprises
Rehabilitation of the Cliff House Hotel*

Mark Dold
Delay project after archaeological discovery

Friends of Historic Fort Logan
Restoration of the Field Officers Quarters*

New Cole Development and the Wyatt-Edison Project
Rehabilitation of Wyatt School, Denver

Barbara Norgren
Denver leadership

Pikes Peak Chapter the Colorado Archaeological Society and US Forest Service Comanche National Grassland
Vogel Canyon rock art*

Bruce Rockwell
Preservation leadership

Rocky Mountain Public Broadcasting
Video and associated materials on San Juan Skyway

Doug Whitehead
Colorado Getaways programs


Academy Development Group
Rehabilitation of Mount Saint Gertrude Academy, Boulder*

Colorado Preservation, Inc
Developing Endangered Places list

Phil Duke of Ft. Lewis College and Allen Bohnert of the National Park Service
Organization of symposia of southwestern tribes

James Hartmann
Preservation leadership

Charlie Mitchell
Restoration of the Bauer Bank Building, Mancos*

Monte Vista School District C-8
Rehabilitation of the Central School Auditorium and Gym*

Roxborough State Park and the Friends of Roxborough State Park
Restoration of the Persse Place Stone House

The 1732 Champa LLC
Rehabilitation of the Buerger Brothers Building and Annex*

Western State College
Rehabilitation of the Savage Library, Gunnison*



City of Cañon City
River Station project (Peabody House, Fire Station and Santa Fe Depot)*

Colorado Chautauqua Association
Restoration of the Chautauqua Auditorium, Boulder*

City of Delta
Restoration of the Egyptian Theater*

Denver Parks and Recreation Department, Denver Water, and the Parks People
Restoration of the Sullivan Gateway and fountain*

Nature Conservancy
Acquisition of the Carpenter Ranch, Routt County*

Northeast Denver Housing Center, Inc.
Rehabilitation of the Austin Building, Denver*

Dolores Plested
Trinidad leadership

QualMed, Inc.
Rehabilitation in Pueblo (Woolworth, Montgomery Ward, Henkel-Duke, and Pope buildings)

Walter A. Steele
Service to the Colorado Historical Society

Ian Thompson
Leadership Crow Canyon Archeological Center

Monica Weimer and the Bureau of Land Management
Documentation at Cresson Mine, Cripple Creek/ Victor

Wright Water Engineers
Work at Mesa Verde*


Dr. Frederic J. Athearn
Bureau of Land Management leadership

Town of Cokedale and the Cokedale Mining Museum Commission
Restoration of the Gottlieb Mercantile*

Colorado Scenic and Historic Byways Commission
Development of byways system

City of Fort Morgan and the Colorado Department of Transportation
Restoration of Rainbow Bridge*

Friends of the Cumbres and Toltec Scenic Railroad
For ongoing service*

Gilpin County Historical Society and the Colorado Inactive Mine Reclamation Program
Restoration of the Coeur d’Alene Mine

Grand Junction Downtown Development Authority
Reconstruction of the Avalon Theatre

Historic Linden, LLC
Rehabilitation of the Linden Hotel, Ft. Collins

Mercantile Square Development Company
Rehabilitation of Morey Mercantile, Denver

Frank and Candi Stegman
Stewardship of Native American burial, Lamar


Keith Abernathy
Design and production of the Archaeology and Historic Preservation Week posters

Town of Crowley and the Crowley County Heritage Society
Rehabilitation of the Crowley School*

Donald Dove
Stewardship of Mitchell Springs site, Cortez*

Steve Holtz and HEP Denver
Rehabilitation of the First National Bank Building, Denver*

Melanie Milam
Stewardship in St. Elmo*

Town of Morrison
Rehabilitation of the Morrison Town Hall*

Pueblo Housing Authority
Pueblo leadership

Romeo Enterprises
Rehabilitation of the Romeo Block, Denver*

Town of Silverton
Restoration of the Silverton Town Hall*

End of the Trail Association
Restoration of the Will Rogers Shrine of the Sun, Colorado Springs*


William Arbogast
Emergency recovery of burial site in Colorado Springs

City of Aurora and the Aurora History Museum
Restoration of the Delaney Farm round barn*

Gary and Sue Carbaugh
Rehabilitation of the Coors Building, Littleton*

Chipeta Chapter of the Colorado Archaeological Society
Support of Archaeology and Historic Preservation Week in Montrose County

Denver Public Schools
Local landmark designation of 17 schools

Friends of Dinosaur Ridge
Preservation and Interpretation of Dinosaur Ridge, Jefferson County*

John Hickenlooper and the Phantom Canyon Brewing Co.
Rehabilitation of the Cheyenne Building, Colorado Springs

Edward J. Simonich
Pueblo County leadership

Taco Bell Corporation
Rehabilitation of the Mawson House, Fort Collins


Denver Urban Renewal Authority and the Hsg. Construction Corporation
Rehabilitation of the Denver Dry Goods Building, Denver*

Delaware Block, Inc.
Rehabilitation of the Delaware Hotel, Leadville*

El Pomar Foundation
Rehabilitation of the Penrose House, Colorado Springs

Fremont County Commissioners and the Fremont Center for the Arts
Rehabilitation of the former Post Office, Cañon City*

Golden Mercantile Ltd. Partnership
Rehabilitation of the Coors and Loveland Buildings, Golden*

Ivol K. Hagar
Service to the Colorado Archaeological Society

Ray D. Lyons
Service to the Colorado Archaeological Society and the State Archaeologist Office

Pueblo Union Depot, Inc., and the City of Pueblo
Rehabilitation of Union Depot*

John and Daphney Rudolph
Survey and record rock art

Scott and Harriette Woodard
Rehabilitation of the Eugene Rourke House, La Junta*


Boulder County Commissioners
Adoption of Colorado’s first county-wide preservation resolution

John Bridges
Development of an eighth grade archeology program

Betty Chronic
Boulder leadership

Del Norte Development Corporation, AMOCO, Federal National Mortgage Association, and Ent. Soc. Investment Corporation
Tallmadge and Boyer Block rehabilitation, Denver*

Ed Friedman
Work with the Society of American Archaeology, Public Education Committee

Friends of Arrowhead Lodge, Conservancy of Nature, and Arapaho-Roosevelt National Forest
Preservation of Arrowhead Lodge*

Hinsdale County Commissioners, Bureau of Land Management, and the Hinsdale County Historical Society
Preservation of the Capitol City Post Office*

Public Service Company of Colorado and Historic Georgetown, Inc.
Preservation of the Georgetown Hydroelectric Plant*

Summit Historical Society
Preservation and Interpretation of the history of Breckenridge and Summit County

Sup. Inv. Inc., Upper Arkansas Valley Council of Governments, Jim Martin, and the US Department of Housing and Urban Development

White River National Forest and the Bureau of Land Management
Survey and identification of Ute Trail


Barbara Sudler Hornby
Preservation leadership

Association of General Contractors of Colorado
Assistance to Central City Opera House Association

Lieutenant Governor Mike Callihan
Establishing Adopt-a-Ruin program

City of Lamar
Rehabilitation of Santa Fe Railroad Depot

Moffat County Commissioners
Rehabilitation of Craig Armory*

Montessori School of Golden
Appropriate addition to Oscar Barber House*

Town of Rangely
Creation and promotion of guided rock art tours

Bob Richardson
Founding of the Colorado Railroad Museum, Golden

Mark Stiger
Reviving Hurst Chapter of the Colorado Archaeological Society and site stewardship

Union Station Development Company
Rehabilitation of the Spratlen-Anderson Warehouse, Denver*

Yuma Museum
Relocation of Blach School


State Senator James Rizzio and State Representative Patrick Grant
Sponsorship of state tax credit

State Senator Tilman Bishop and State Representative Tim Foster
Sponsorship of human remains legislation

William Buckles
Work in historical archaeology

Colorado Archaeological Society
Archaeology and Historic Preservation Week

Colorado Department of Local Affairs
Work throughout state, especially in Boggsville and on Tabor Grand Hotel in Leadville

City of Durango and Durango Historic Preservation Commission
Adoption of preservation ordinance

Durango and Silverton Railroad
Rebuilding roundhouse after fire*

Ruth Falkenberg
Chair of Denver Landmarks Commission

City of Fort Collins
Restoration of old waterworks building*

Haddon, Morgan and Foreman
Rehabilitation of the Crawford Hill Mansion*

Mansions Park Corporation
Restoration of Rocque Court Pavilion, Manitou Springs

Sterling Downtown Improvement Corporation and Logan County Historical Society
Rehabilitation of the Union Pacific Railroad Depot*

Ute Mountain Ute Tribe
Stewardship of Tribal Park*


Colorado Department of Highways
Tremont House excavation, Denver

Mayor Federico Peña and the Denver City Council
Denver leadership

City of Ouray
Reconstruction of City Hall facade*

Crook Historical Society
Overland Trail markers

Hinsdale County Historical Society
Finley Block purchase

Wheat Ridge Historical Society
Work in Historic Park*

University of Denver Women’s Club
Buchtel House National Register nomination*

Pauline Jurgens
Archaeological site stewardship

Mary Alice Landlady
Leadership in Windsor

Mr. and Mrs. Dally Sparks
Cooperation in burial excavation

Mr. and Mrs. James Peiker
Restoration of Castle Marne, Denver*

Joe Crossman
Rehabilitation of the Burgess House, Colorado Springs*

D&F Condominium Association, Grammar of Ornament, and Palace Construction
Daniels and Fisher Tower lobby ceiling restoration*


San Juan National Forest
Nominating important sites to the National Register*

Colorado Department of Highways
Conducting statewide bridge survey

Black American West Museum and Denver Community Development Agency, and Historic Denver, Inc.
Rehabilitation of Justina Ford House*

Rio Grande Museum
Rock Art exhibit

Monte Vista Historical Society
Rehabilitation of former library*

Trinity Methodist Church
Church Restoration, Denver*

Tenth Mountain Division
Establishing the ski industry

Idaho Springs Historical Society
Restoration of Water Wheel*

Sara Wolff
Globeville leadership

Dr. Charles Brantigan
Rehabilitation of Gebhard House and 2100 block of Lafayette in Denver

Willard Loudon
Pinon Canyon

Elaine Walsh
Volunteering at Governor’s Mansion

Phillip Anschutz
Maintaining the Winter Park Ski Train

Ken Fuller
Robert Roeschlaub collection donation to the Colorado Historical Society

Lee Scamehorn
Creation of the Western Business History Research Center at the Colorado Historical Society


Colorado Department of Administration
Rehabilitation of Old Colorado State Museum

Eagle County Commissioners
Rerouting road to save archaeological site

Schlachter family and Heginbotham Foundation, Holyoke
Archaeological project on private land

Boulder County Commissioners, US Forest Service and Rollins Pass Historical Association
Preserving Needle’s Eye Tunnel*

Monte Vista Post Office Rehabilitation*

Jerome Hotel Rehabilitation, Aspen*

Colorado Archaeological Society
Developing an archaeological exhibit at the state fair

Temple Events Center Rehabilitation, Denver*

Parks People
Restoration of Washington Park boathouse*

Women in Mining
Education Program

Deborah Able
Colorado Springs leadership

Lyn Deal
Fort Morgan leadership


U.S. Postal Service

Colorado Mined Land Reclamation Board
Exceptional program

United States Forest Service
Chimney Rock*

Garfield County Board of Commissioners
Rehabilitation of the Una Bridge

Mary Jo Downey
Leadership in Eastern Colorado

Jim Munch
Pueblo preservation planning

Barker House Rehabilitation, Manitou Springs*

Old Post Office Rehabilitation, Durango*

Smith Mansion Rehabilitation, Denver*

Fort Collins Municipal Railway Society
Restoring trolley system*

Pioneer Historical Society, Bent County
Work at Boggsville*