Recap: Behind the Scenes at History Colorado | Part II – “Building Denver” Sneak Peek

On DAF’s Part II in our special four-part series, Behind the Scenes at History Colorado, the tour guide, Anna Mascorella, Temple Buell Associate Curator of Architecture, virtually offered participants a special sneak peek at the development of the upcoming exhibition, Building Denver: Visions of the Capital City on Tuesday, April 27th at 4:30pm. The exhibition explored the architecture and urban development of Denver from 1860 to the present and features numerous architectural drawings from the History Colorado Collection.

About History Colorado Center: Established in 1879, History Colorado offers the public access to cultural and heritage resources. History Colorado’s flagship museum, the History Colorado Center, opened in 2012 in Denver’s Golden Triangle Museum District. Designed by Tryba Architects, the center houses core and traveling exhibitions, along with the Office of Archaeology and Historic Preservation, State Historical Fund and Stephen H. Hart Research Center—a portal to our vast collection of books, manuscripts, photographs, documents, maps and other artifacts. The center also hosts public programs and events, educational programs and cultural performances.

About the tour guide: Anna Mascorella is the Temple Buell Associate Curator of Architecture at History Colorado. She holds a Ph.D. in the history of architecture and urban development from Cornell University. She has been at History Colorado since 2018.