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The Downtown Colorado Springs City Center Series 2020 kicks off Jan. 22 with “Local Great Minds” — lightning interviews with people and companies driving innovation that propels Colorado Springs to national significance. The event will take place from 6-7:15 p.m. at the Edith Kinney Gaylord Cornerstone Arts Center on the Colorado College Campus, 825 N. […]

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Mean dogs never let go of a bone, just as former politicians never let go of an unresolved issue. Leaving city council in 1997, one unresolved item led my “to do” list as a private citizen; a new Summit House for Pikes Peak. So I got to work, going to meetings, writing stories and columns […]

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Stuart Coppedge wanted a career that would allow him to simultaneously nurture the technical and creative sides of his brain. He “happily” ended up in architecture. “I actually started out wanting to be a marine biologist and then shifted to chemical engineering,” said Coppedge, one of five principal owners of RTA Architects in Colorado Springs. […]

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“Our taste in architecture runs too much to the bizarre and picturesque,” wrote Colorado Springs resident Dr. Samuel Le Nord Caldwell in a letter deposited in Colorado College’s century chest in 1900. “Towers, verandas and gables too often appear as excrescences rather than parts of a harmonious design, but our standard of taste in artistic […]

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Is Colorado Springs already in the midst of an architectural renaissance that will transform our dowdy little burg into a resplendent Western metropolis? That may be overstating it, but we seem to be on a bit of a roll. This weekend will feature the opening gala of UCCS’ Ent Center for the Arts, an imaginatively […]