Tag Archives: historical preservation

Cleaning out the historical closet

I like that we preserve history. But sometimes , as with old ditches, old flags for disreputable causes, and the color of shingles, I’m confused about what we’re trying to preserve and why. Continue reading

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Aspen talks about honoring its past without being a prisoner to it

Has Aspen become stodgy? Does it no longer innovate the way it did when people still lived in old mining shacks? Does it resist change for all the wrong reasons? A panel of locals were asked to reflect on those questions on the 50th anniversary of the Aspen Historical Society. Continue reading

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