May 2015

Evaluating Bozeman's NCOD

Courtney Kramer

The City of Bozeman is evaluating the regulatory component of our community’s historic preservation program. Established in 1991, the City’s Neighborhood Conservation Overlay District (NCOD) is a locally- adopted zoning district that…

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April 2015

Bozeman’s Historic Street Trees

Courtney Kramer

April 24, 2015 is Arbor Day. What began as an initiative to plant soil-conserving windbreaks in Nebraska in 1872 has grown into an international effort to plant and maintain trees. The City’s Forestry Department is an important partner in…

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February 2015

Historic District Spotlight:

Topography and the Evolution of Bozeman’s Sewerage, Part I

Courtney Kramer

Of the many tax payer funded public works projects built by the City of Bozeman, none is more integral to protecting the public’s health, safety and welfare than the sanitary sewer system. As growth continues to the west, the Public Works…

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January 2015

Historic District Spotlight:

Main Street Hospitality

Courtney Kramer

A handful of new hotels are under construction in downtown Bozeman, three of which directly impact a historic structure. Kenyon Noble, built in 1957 on Mendenhall Street, has been demolished to make way for an Element by Westin. Across Mendenhall…

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An Early Bozeman Christmas

Kent Goodman

Probably the first group to celebrate Christmas in Montana were in the Bitterroot Mountains, where a group of rugged trappers had gathered in Fort McMillan.

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