Given the recent comments on Spudnuts, Captain Bevo dug this up and asked that I post it.
Last week, one of our out of town readers, Patricia, emailed me saying that she had grown up in Fort Collins, and remembers her great grandparents house in the vicinity of the old Library on Matthews Street. After some dialogue back and forth, and a little digging on my part going through old phone [...]
I have had a few out of town readers respond off-line as to whatever happened with the house I blogged about some time back (click here). Here is the final house. I personally find this house to be very well done, respectful of the neighboring homes, and it fits right [...]
Alleys are like the ugly stepsister, all cities have them, and most choose to ignore them, particularly in downtown areas. They are usually nasty, with garbage dumpsters that stink, utility boxes and power lines, and just plain dark and dingy. Not a place you would choose to hang [...]
Last year I came across this photograph while at Ulrich’s Blueprint. This is a photograph of the Northwest corner of Meldrum and Oak taken sometime in the 1920-30′s. This photo showcased some beautiful homes. Sometime in the 1960′s to 1970′s these homes were torn down [...]
Many of you may know Daryle Dickens. He is a local writer, and recently produced the FortCollinsNoun blog. He has decided to shut that blog down, but has graciously offered the content of his blog to Lost Fort Collins. Over time, I will release that content as new posts. He does have some good [...]
While the Gettin’s Good
LFC’s focus on the not-too-distant past hits a mark I think many places miss in their history-gathering efforts.
I like that.
To me, history happened yesterday and this morning. If we’re not careful to pay attention to the details of the present, we’ll lose important insight into the people and [...]
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