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    Halfway House - Boulder CO

    Flagstaff Mountain: Halfway House Renovation – Boulder CO

    Date added: August 18, 2016; Modified: August 27, 2022

    The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) renovated the Halfway House, located halfway up the Flagstaff Mountain Road, in 1933.  It includes a room, patio, picnic area and restroom. The Halfway House was originally built in 1919 by the Lion’s Club of… read more

    Green Mountain Lodge - Boulder CO

    Flagstaff Mountain: Green Mountain Lodge – Boulder CO

    Date added: August 18, 2016; Modified: August 27, 2022

    The Green Mountain Lodge, located a half-mile’s hike from Flagstaff Mountain Road, was constructed by the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) in 1934. The Green Mountain Lodge was built in the classic “park rustic” style of the early 20th century.  Boulder Open… read more

    Front (north side) of Boulder High School - Boulder CO

    Boulder High School – Boulder CO

    Date added: December 3, 2011; Modified: August 7, 2022

    The Public Works Administration (PWA) funded a beautiful new high school for the city of Boulder in 1936-37, replacing an obsolete structure built in 1895. The project cost $550,500.  The school’s design is Streamline Moderne (Art Deco) and one of… read more

    Flatirons Golf Course - Boulder CO

    Flatirons Golf Course – Boulder CO

    Date added: July 7, 2015; Modified: June 23, 2022

    The Works Progress Administration (WPA) built the Flatirons Golf Course for the city of Boulder, from 1936 to 1938.  It was then called the Boulder Municipal Sports Center. Flatirons Golf Course began as the Boulder Country Club, located at 28th… read more

    Balch Field House, University of Colorado - Boulder CO

    University of Colorado: Balch Field House – Boulder CO

    Date added: December 3, 2011; Modified: June 23, 2022

    Batch field house was built in 1936 with the aid of the Public Works Administration (PWA). Set against the football stadium, it is part of the larger University of Colorado athletic complex and still actively used for intramural sports.  “The… read more

    Flagstaff Mountain: Sunrise Circle Amphitheater – Boulder CO

    Date added: August 18, 2016; Modified: April 11, 2017

    The Sunrise Circle amphitheater was built between September 1933 and March 1934. It was constructed in a “natural amphitheatre” at the top of Flagstaff Mountain, which had been cleared of debris during the spring of 1933 as part of the… read more

    Flagstaff Mountain: Morse Well Rock Work – Boulder CO

    Date added: August 18, 2016; Modified: April 11, 2017

    The Morse Well, named for the head of the Boulder Parks, was originally built in 1929. In 1935, the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) reinforced the well and built a set of retaining walls that set off the site. Morse Well… read more

    Flagstaff Mountain: Bluebell-Baird Trail – Boulder CO

    Date added: August 18, 2016; Modified: April 11, 2017

    The Bluebell-Baird Trail, constructed by the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) between 1933 and 1935, connects “the mouth of Gregory Canyon (Baird Park) with Bluebell Canyon and the Bluebell Shelter.”  It lies within the present City of Boulder Open Space and… read more

    Flagstaff Mountain: Tree Planting – Boulder CO

    Date added: August 19, 2016; Modified: April 11, 2017

    In 1933, the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) planted 30,000 saplings on Flagstaff Mountain, which today lies within the City of Boulder Open Space & Mountain Parks.

    Flagstaff Mountain: Trail Improvements – Boulder CO

    Date added: August 19, 2016; Modified: September 15, 2016

    “Between July 1933 and May 1935 the Civilian Conservation Corps made a number of improvements to the summit of [Flagstaff] mountain, including a trail between Realization Point (referred to at the time as Inspiration Point) and the Morse Well.” This area… read more

    University of Colorado: Mary Rippon Outdoor Theater – Boulder CO

    Date added: August 28, 2016; Modified: September 3, 2016

    Completed by the Works Progress Administration (WPA) in 1939, the Mary Rippon Outdoor theater is located on the University of Colorado campus between the Henderson Building (see post on Henderson Building) and the Hellems Art and Sciences Building.  Mary Rippon is… read more