Downtown Steamboat Listed on Historic Register

DOWNTOWN-STEAMBOAT2On July 11th the Steamboat Springs Downtown National Register Historic District was approved and listed by the Keeper of the National Register of Historic Places. Downtown Steamboat now joins a prestigious community of national historic districts throughout the United States. As such, contributing properties within the district may be eligible for tax credits for qualifying investments in restoration and maintenance, as well as grants from the Colorado State Historical Fund. The city’s planning department says the attraction of a national historic district is a proven benefit to increased tourism as well as local investment. The Downtown Historic District is an approximately six city-block area along Lincoln Avenue, roughly bounded by 5th and 11th Streets. The District includes 51 resources with 35 contributing buildings.