Preservation as Progress: Grounding a Changing Denver

  • Tuesday, October 09, 2018
  • 11:45 AM - 1:30 PM
  • Brown Palace 321 17th St.

Registration is closed

For nearly fifty years Historic Denver has been an advocate and thought leader about the role our past plays in our future, and how historic buildings have often led the way to a thriving, and vibrant community.  Historic Denver Executive Director Annie Robb Levinsky will share Denver’s preservation story, and explore today’s pressing preservation issues and opportunities, including the planned reuse of the Emily Griffith Opportunity School, the future redevelopment of the Loretto Heights campus, and more.


Annie Robb Levinsky is the Executive Director of Historic Denver, Inc., a position she has held since 2009.  Through her work at Historic Denver Annie seeks to inspire ideas and actions that support the city’s historic fabric and contribute to a vibrant and dynamic community with a unique identity.  

During her time with Historic Denver Annie has created the award-winning Denver Story Trek program, co-chaired Doors Open Denver and launched Historic Denver’s re:Denver forum series and Action Fund.  She is also responsible for the organization’s advocacy agenda and has worked extensively on issues such as the National Western Center, City Park, and the Emily Griffith Opportunity School.  Prior to her role as Executive Director Annie worked for six years at Historic Denver’s Molly Brown House Museum in Capitol Hill, several as the Director, and one year at the Boettcher Foundation as a graduate fellow.

Annie is knowledgeable about local history and architecture, and the ways the past engages the present. After attending three Denver Public Schools, Annie graduated summa cum laude from Colorado College with a degree in history and has subsequently studied urban planning.  She lives in Park Hill with her husband and young sons.

On the Menu:

Black Bean Soup

Chili-lime rubbed pork loin, brown rice, seasonal vegetables, fruit chutney


Greek tortellini pasta salad with cucumbers, roasted tomato, kalamata olives, feta

Brown Palace Macaroons & assorted petite desserts

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