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Earth Sweet Anniversary, Symphony Concert, and Updates to the Loveland Building

Golden Eye Candy – Barb Warden – Snow and the Stewart Building – enlarge


10AM-5PM Earth Sweet Boutique Anniversary Celebration @ Earth Sweet Boutique
10AM-3PM Brunch at the Rose @ Buffalo Rose
12-2PM Full Walking Tour @ Dinosaur Ridge
1-4PM Crafty Chassis Craft Truck @ Mountain Toad

2PM Misery @ Miners Alley Performing Arts Center
2-5PM La Chandeleur Event @ Over Yonder

3PM Winter Concert: The Music of Spain with the Jefferson Symphony Orchestra @ Colorado School of Mines Green Center
5-9PM Board Game Night @ Mountain Toad


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12-3PM Rob Wivchar @ Buffalo Rose (Sky Bar Stage)

12PM School of Rock – Golden / Lakewood @ Buffalo Rose

2-5PM Howard Dluglash@ Golden Mill
3PM Pair of Jokers @ Dirty Dogs Roadhouse
8PM Karaoke @ Ace Hi Tavern


Loveland Building, c. 1870s, Golden History Museum Collectionenlarge

William Loveland, one of our town founders, built the brick business block at 12th and Washington in 1863. William died in 1894, but his widow, Miranda, lived until 1923.

120 Years Ago
The February 4, 1904 Colorado Transcript
reported that Mrs. Loveland had decided to
…make some extensive improvements upon the premises as soon as the weather will permit. A new modern front is to be put in with plate glass windows and doors, the doors to be placed at the corner. It will be a much needed improvement and will add greatly to the appearance of the prominent corner.

This photo, c. 1918, shows the new corner doors on the building – Golden History Museum Collectionenlarge

The October 19, 1905 Colorado Transcript provided this progress report:
A new iron roof and new gutters are being put on and a general rejuvenation of the old Loveland property at the corner of Washington avenue and Twelfth is going on. They have under consideration a new modern front for the building, which will be an improvement worth making . Linder & Co . have the contract for the work now going on. The Koenig Mercantile Co., who have occupied the premises for many years, are deserving of the improvements suggested.

“Rejuvenated” interior of the Koenig Mercantile, c. 1920 – Golden History Museum Collectionenlarge

The December 21, 1905 Transcript had this update:
The extensive improvements upon the Loveland building are nearly completed and are very pleasing to citizens and the Koenig Merchantile Co., the occupant of the spacious store rooms upon the first floor. The iron and plate glass front is nearly done and the rejuvenation of the interior will be pushed as rapidly as possible.

This photo of the Koenig store, c. 1930, shows the corner doors and plate glass windows installed by Mrs. Loveland in 1905. – Golden History Museum Collection

Thanks to the Golden History Museum for providing the online cache of historic Transcripts, and to the Golden Transcript for documenting our history since 1866!


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