Help Save The Wallbank House in Belcaro

As much as I love the Denver Metro area, it lags behind in some areas, and one is being able to designate this house as a landmark so it can be saved!

Photos as published on The Denver Eye (there are more photos there by the way!):

Gorgeous, isn’t it?

The Wallbank House in Belcaro, a 1958 Usonian-design by Tician Papachristou and Daniel Havekost.
According to Shannon Stanboro of 5280mod.com,

The Denver Landmark Preservation Commission is holding a public hearing on Tuesday, December 7, regarding the landmark designation of this midmod gem designed by Tician Papachristou, an associate of Marcel Breuer. If it is not designated a landmark, it will be demolished!!!We’re facing an up-hill battle on this one, so if you have the time and inclination to speak at the hearing, please let me know!

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