The Old North End of Colorado Springs is a treasure trove of turn-of-the-20th-Century architectural gems that local authors Jennifer Wendler Lovell and Robert Loevy have researched and documented in their new book Exploring the Old North End of Colorado Springs – A Guide to its History and Architecture.

We spoke with them about their book in advance of this Sunday’s walking tour of Tejon Street as part of our series on local history for National Preservation Month in collaboration with the Historic Preservation Alliance of Colorado Springs. You can listen to the interview and take a preview of the tour in the slide show above.

You can purchase the book at Old North End Neighborhood (ONEN) website oldnorthend.org. You can also email Karen.auckenthaler@hbaa.com or buy a copy at the Historic Preservation Alliance walking tour on May 22. Jennifer Wendler Lovell will lead a leisurely walking tour of historic North Tejon Street. The tour includes a stop at the home of co-author Robert D. Loevy, who will share his house history. Books will be available for purchase and signing by the authors. Meet at the northwest corner of North Tejon and Uintah streets at 2 p.m. The tour will last until 4 p.m. (For more info, contact Pat Doyle at 719.473.8108.

 

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