Historic Preservation

Town history
Founded in 1874, the Town of Castle Rock possesses a unique architectural identity that contributes to its appearance. Early events and industries influenced the homes and buildings constructed here. Settlement in the area began in the 1860's and was shaped by agriculture and ranching.


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Preservation efforts
In order to preserve the Town’s historic and cultural heritage, the Historic Preservation Board was created in 1995. The board serves as the review entity for new building and alterations to existing structures within the historic downtown area, located: 
  • East of Interstate 25
  • West of Gilbert Street
  • South of Wolfensberger Road
  • Generally north of South Street
The Historic Preservation Board also reviews applications for landmark designation and provides Town Council with guidance on designating structures. 
 
Castle Rock Style
An overview of the Town’s unique architecture can be found in Castle Rock Style. Castle Rock Style serves as a guide for new construction and alterations to historic structures within the Town. This publication can be obtained at Town Hall. 

Resources 
More information 
For further information or to learn about the requirements on construction within the Historic Downtown Area, email us or call 303-660-1389.