BOULDER CITY - Boulder City is excited to invite you to be a part of Historic Preservation Day on Saturday, May 14, 2022! Visit a community steeped in history tied to the construction of Hoover Dam, learn more about the architecture that makes many of our homes and businesses unique, and celebrate a way of life dating back ninety years.
For event information and updates, visit www.bcnv.org/HPMonth. “I’m looking forward to touring some of our historic properties and learning about Boulder City’s past from local historians,” said Taylour Tedder, City Manager. “I value the work of our Council, the Historic Preservation Committee, volunteers and staff. They invest many hours in time and effort to ensure Historic Preservation Day is a success.”
Join us for activities throughout the day, including:
- Panel discussion on proposed changes to the City’s Historic Preservation Code
- Learn about local grants available to owners of historic properties
- Local authors discuss books about Boulder City history
- Presentation by the UNLV Department of History
- Tour the historic Water Filtration Plant
- View original railroad equipment that helped build Hoover Dam
Residents and visitors still have time to nominate their favorite historic property or building for the 2022 Historic Preservation Award. The deadline is Sunday, April 17. This year’s award will be presented by City Council in May. Visit www.bcnv.org/HPAwards for details.
On March 15, the City’s Historic Preservation Ordinance Ad Hoc Committee voted to recommend a draft ordinance to codify procedures for Landmark or Historic District designation. The Ad Hoc Committee’s draft ordinance will be shared with Council for further direction.
The Boulder City Historic Preservation Committee aids property owners in maintaining and enhancing the worthwhile historical resources of Boulder City including properties located within the Boulder City Historic District. Boulder City became a Certified Local Government in 2019 and is working in partnership with local, state and national governments to promote historic preservation efforts.