Find out about our current projects below. You can also learn about our Past Projects.
Peacekeeper Quebec-01 Letter of Inquiry
The National Park Service and the Wyoming SHPO have engaged Front Range to produce a National Historic Landmark Letter of Inquiry (LOI) for the former Quebec-01 Missile Alert facility north of Cheyenne, Wyoming. Constructed as a Minuteman missile control facility in the 1960s, the underground bunker became part of the MX/Peacekeeper ICBM program in 1986. The Peacekeeper played an important role in the later years of the Cold War as part of the U.S. nuclear arsenal. It was decommissioned in 2005. The LOI will explore the significance of the site and discuss criteria under which it might qualify as a National Historic Landmark. (AP Photo)
Golden Historic Buildings Survey
The City of Golden, Colorado, selected Front Range to conduct a scattered intensive survey of ten historic buildings within its Twelfth Street Residential Historic District. Listed in the National Register in 1983, the dwellings were last surveyed in 1992. The buildings reflect a variety of architectural styles and construction dates.
U.S. 30 Intensive Survey, Sidney, Nebraska
Front Range is conducting an intensive survey of 147 resources along U.S. 30 (Illinois Street) within Sidney, Nebraska. Some resources within the First Addition are also included in the survey. It is anticipated that many of the resources will be auto-related, including several mid-century motels. Some adjacent residential areas will also be surveyed. The City of Sidney is funding the project with a Certified Local Government grant from the Nebraska State Historical Society.
Fairplay, Colorado, Intensive Survey
Front Range is conducting an intensive historic buildings survey within the mountain town of Fairplay, Colorado. Sponsored by a Certified local Government grant to Park County, the scattered intensive historic buildings survey will document twenty-eight resources, including this former service station.
Colorado Fuel & Iron Administration Complex
National Historic Landmark Nomination
Front Range is preparing a National Historic Landmark nomination for the multi-building administrative complex of the Colorado Fuel & Iron Company in Pueblo. The 1881 CF&I plant was the earliest steel plant west of the Mississippi and the only integrated steelworks in the West until World War II. The Steelworks Center for the West is funding the project.
Packard's Hill Survey and Denver Landmark Application
Historic Denver selected Front Range to conduct a survey and produce a Denver Landmark district application for a residential area in North Denver containing nearly two hundred properties. The project includes preparing a Denver inventory sheet for each property, selective intensive survey forms and a survey report, a Denver Landmark district application, and public meetings. The project is funded by a State Historical Fund grant.
Annie Dodge Wauneka, National Historic Landmark Nomination, Apache County, Arizona
The National Collaborative for Women's History Sites has selected Front Range to prepare a National Historic Landmark nomination for a resource associated with Annie Dodge Wauneka in northeastern Arizona. The selected property will be significant under NHL Criterion 2 as a property “associated importantly with the lives of persons nationally significant in the history of the United States.” The document will focus on Annie Dodge Wauneka’s (1910-97) leadership as a member of the Navajo Tribal Council in fighting tuberculosis on the Navajo reservation during the 1950s and 1960s and her continuing service on the council through 1976. She bridged the cultural divide between traditional Navajo and Western medical practices, and the nomination will explore her leadership efforts both as a woman and a Native American against the backdrop of the era. Her status as the daughter of an important Navajo chief (Henry Chee Dodge) provides an additional layer of context to examine.