This website has been created through the Historic Preservation office of the City of Aspen Community Development Department.

We welcome any additional information, corrections or comments that can help to make this website as informative as possible.

Thank you, in particular, to the following contributors:


Margaret Supplee Smith, Harold W. Tribble Professor Emerita, Wake Forest University, author of American Ski Resort: Architecture, Style, Experience (2013), who researched and wrote much of the content of this site

Scott Dolleck, who took all current photos of the Places on this site

The Aspen Historical Society and BERKO PHOTO/THE FERENC BERKO PHOTO ARCHIVE for providing historic photographs

The Modernism and Recent Past Fund of the National Trust for Historic Preservation for funding assistance

Chris Madrid French, Christy MacLear, Barbara Pahl and Jim Lindberg, who, in association with the National Trust, inspired the creation of this site


Rachel Rippy, who designed and developed



Amy Simon, Historic Preservation Officer
Aspen City Hall
130 S. Galena Street
Aspen, Colorado 81611