Colorado’s Most Endangered Places
B. Travis Wright, MPS actively advocates in person, on boards, webinars, and on camera for historic preservation of Colorado’s Most Endangered Places including the East Portal Camp Cabins (Gilpin County), the Winter Park Balcony House (Grand County), and the Moffat Road/Hill Route (Grand County, Boulder County, and Gilpin County).
About Colorado’s Most Endangered Places: Since 1998, Colorado Preservation, Inc. has been working with communities throughout the state to save endangered historic buildings, landscapes, and archaeological sites through its Endangered Places Program. 2022 year marks the 25th anniversary of Colorado Preservation, Inc.’s Saving Places® Conference and Most Endangered Places list. This program provides advocacy, awareness, and technical assistance to significant historic sites throughout Colorado that are in danger of being lost. Colorado Preservation, Inc. devotes staff time and resources to rally concerned citizens and build local capacity so that listed as well as un-listed sites can be saved. In 25 years, the Colorado’s Most Endangered Places program has highlighted 130 resources throughout the state; 54 sites have been saved, while only seven have been lost. The program has a wide reach, with sites located in every region of the state in 77% of Colorado’s counties and 75 unique communities.