Historic Lafayette

Old Town Residential Neighborhoods 
Update on the Code Amendments regarding Old Town Design Criteria -
At their September 5, 2017 meeting, City Council approved the second reading of Ordinance No. 30, Series 2017.

  Download a map outlining the Old Town areas to be reviewed as part of potential design review criteria. 
For more information contact Greg.Thompson@cityoflafayette.com or 303-661-1265.

Historic Resources

Learn more about Lafayette's history and the historic landmark application process:


 Historic Lafayette provides an opportunity to learn more about Lafayette’s history. 
Protection of local structures, sites, or neighborhoods that represent distinct examples of architecture, are associated with famous historic events or persons, or make a special contribution to the unique character of Lafayette is also provided.
The Historic Preservation Board assists in this endeavor through the review and recommendation of landmarking historic resources within the city, reviewing and approving any alterations to landmarked sites, and through public outreach to promote historic preservation and preservation of the history of Lafayette.
Mission Statement
Promote appreciation, restoration, and preservation of Lafayette’s historic buildings and history. 
  1. Historic Materials Usage
  2. Home Improvement Grant
The City has an inventory of materials salvaged from historic buildings. These materials are available for building or art projects in Lafayette, with an application.