Recap: Baker Historic Walking Tour
DAF hosted a special in-person walking tour of the Baker Historic District with Kevin Henderson of the Baker Historic Neighborhood Association. This tour had a limited eight-person capacity and was offered THREE TIMES – Saturday, January 23rd, 10:00-11:30am, Saturday, January 30th, 10:00-11:30am and Saturday, February 20th, 10:00-11:30am.
About the tour: This interactive walking tour offered a rich history of Baker. The tour included local points of interest, as well as a special inside look at one of the homes.
About the district: Comfortably nestled in the northeast corner of the hip Baker neighborhood, the Baker Historic District is truly a gem in the crown of the Queen City of the Plains. First platted in the 1870s, this area of the Baker neighborhood was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1985 and became an historic district in 2000. Some architectural highlights of the area are the charming 19th century brick homes and buildings by architect William Lang.
About the tour guide: Kevin Henderson is a long-time Denver resident and the Chair of the Baker Home Tour. He volunteers as a Walking Tour Docent for multiple non-profit organizations throughout Denver whose missions are anchored in celebrating our city’s rich architectural history and preservation.