Colorado Experience: Dana Crawford

About This Episode


When Denver’s Urban Renewal Authority publicized its plans to raze Larimer Square in an effort to modernize the city, preservationist Dana Crawford interceded and launched her own plan to preserve the historic buildings dating back to the 1860s. Over 50 years later, her legacy can be seen throughout Denver from modern lofts to the historic Union Station.

Colorado Experience is is a television series produced by Rocky Mountain PBS and History Colorado. It is dedicated to preserving and celebrating the people, events and places that have shaped Colorado.