Current Projects

This list is current as of January 15th, 2021.


  • Gunnison Historic Newspaper Digitization Project
    The Historic Preservation Commission has partnered with Western Colorado University Savage Library and Gunnison Public Libraries to digitize Gunnison’s historic newspapers. This will allow searchable online access to the newspapers, an essential resource for anyone researching the history of the community and an invaluable tool for preservation. The first phase of this project will focus on newspapers from 1880 to 1924. The digitization will be done by the Colorado Historic Newspaper Collection (CHNC), a service of the Colorado State Library. The newspapers will then be available through the Colorado Historic Newspaper project located at
  • Downtown Project
    Documenting and presenting to public the use of historic buildings in downtown Gunnison
  • Historical Book Documentation
    Documenting the historical books in the Blackstock building
    Old Books Database (PDF)

Ongoing Projects

  • Landmark Designation
  • Landmark Protection
  • Historic Preservation Month