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On the Corner 2012 Archives

On the Corner 2012 Archives

For decades after the first homeowners moved into the lower Chautauqua neighborhood, its few residents lived in a country setting and shopped in downtown Boulder. The area drastically changed in the early 1950's, when an influx of government workers suddenly competed for places to live, work and shop...Read the full issue of On the Corner by clicking here.

On the Corner 2006 Archves

On the Corner 2006 Archves

Slightly more than a century ago, real estate developer (and former county treasurer) David Dobbins purchased a 160-acre parcel of land south of the city of Boulder. The land had been homesteaded in 1874, but it's owner lost it's title due to unpaid taxes. Although the property was as barren as Rocky Flats, Dobbins envisioned the settled neighborhood it would one day become...Read the full article and newsletter here.