Mansions of Capitol Hill Walking Tour
August 19, August 22 & August 26
Join DAF for a special in-person walking tour of the Mansions of Capitol Hill with author and architectural historian Amy Zimmer. This tour has a limited eight-person capacity and will be offered THREE TIMES – Wednesday, August 19th, 4:30-5:30pm, Saturday, August 22nd, 10-11am and Wednesday, August 26th, 4:30-5:30pm.
About the tour: At the turn of the last century Capitol Hill boasted some of the West’s finest mansions. Explore the blocks near the State Capitol to discover some of the architectural gems that remain – as well as those that were lost – and learn about how surviving mansions have found new uses.
About the tour guide: Amy Zimmer, author and architectural historian, specializes in Denver’s historic architecture. A Colorado native, Amy holds a master’s degree in U.S. History with a graduate certificate in Historic Preservation from the University of Colorado at Denver. Amy is the author of Denver’s Capitol Hill Neighborhood, as well as local bestsellers Lost Denver and Denver’s Historic Homes. She has bee involved in many local preservation efforts and served on the Denver Landmark Preservation Commission from 2012 to 2019.
Parking & transportation: Street parking is available in the neighborhood. As always, we encourage the use of public transportation or ride sharing – thank you.
Please note: Meet at the George Schleier Mansion, 1665 Grant St. Our tour guide, staff and attendees will be required to sign a waiver of liability and answer a COVID-19 questionnaire prior to the tour. All participants must wear a mask on this tour and remain six feet apart. Our tour guide will utilize a portable PA system for voice amplification. Click here for more information on DAF’s COVID-19 precautions.