COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The public is invited to learn about an update to the City’s Historic Preservation Plan (“HistoricCOS”) at an open house, August 27. The update, which incorporates public input gathered during the initial planning process in late 2018, is intended to enhance the City’s ability to preserve the characteristics of historic neighborhoods with the future development of the Colorado Springs.
· What: HistoricCOS New Historic Preservation Plan Introduction
· When: Tuesday, August 27, 5:30 – 7 p.m.
· Where: Pioneers Museum
215 S. Tejon St.
Colorado Springs, CO 80903
The plan is an update to the original plan created in 1993 and is designed to be more user-friendly, engaging, and available in an online format that compliments PlanCOS, the City’s comprehensive planA comprehensive plan is a guiding document that provides a framework for city policies and priorities regarding the physical development of the city. It is a long-range vision of what we want our city to become and is a tool for making decisions about how that vision should be achieved. It outlines strategic steps to make the vision a reality and provides targeted and strategic planning of the physical development of the city..
“HistoricCOS does not advocate locking buildings or places away, but recommends these resources be integrated into the planning process of the City so that historic resources are vital, flexible, and can participate in the future development of Colorado Springs,” said Daniel Sexton, principal planner for the City of Colorado Springs.
The open house event will focus on how the public’s input was used to guide the plan and next steps for implementation.
For more information and to view the plan visit: Historic Preservation Plan
Open House Format
5:30-6 p.m. Meet and Greet
6-6:30 p.m. Presentation
6:30-6:45 p.m. Question and Answer