Boulder: Evolution of a City, Revised Edition

Boulder: Evolution of a City, Revised Edition


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Boulder: Evolution of a City, Revised Edition by Silvia Pettem

Boulder: Evolution of a City has captivated newcomers, tourists, and longtime residents for years with its dramatic visual and narrative presentation of the birth and development of Boulder. In this updated edition, 322 photographs - more than 90 of them current - capture landmarks, buildings, major events, and quiet moments from the 1860s to 2006. Photographs showing the same locations at several intervals in history reveal Boulder's continuum from past to present.

Pettem devotes the first chapter to an introduction of the early photographers whose work appears throughout the book. Moving outward from the central business district as development did, each subsequent chapter focuses on a particular area in Boulder, with an introductory essay followed by historic and contemporary photographs with detailed captions.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780870818318
Publisher: University Press of Colorado
Publication date: 05/01/2006
Edition description: REV
Pages: 232
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Silvia Pettem is the author of numerous books, booklets, and articles on various aspects of Colorado history. A longtime resident of Boulder, she now resides with her husband and two daughters in Longmont

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Boulder: Evolution of a City, Revised Edition 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
If you live in Boulder or have been there, this book is for you. I really enjoyed the old photos and the new ones. Very cool