The Historical Living Project
This project includes many of the houses in Laramie’s University Neighborhood Historic District, which is on the National Register of Historic Places. Video vignettes include the style and oral history of each home and are featured in this walking tour guide, accessible via mobile tags using a smartphone while on the tour. The videos, audio files and feature stories are also available to view or download via the Homes section of this website. Download the walking tour brochure below or get a printed copy at the Laramie Area Visitors Center at 210 E. Custer Street.
Highlights of the Historical Living Project
This video is a brief summary of the The Historical Living Project, a video-based journalism initiative that provides residents and visitors with a historical narrative of the people and historic homes of Laramie, from its beginnings as a railroad town to a thriving community that values its sustainable architecture and historic heritage. This project includes many of the houses in Laramie’s University Neighborhood Historic District, which is on the National Register of Historic Places.
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University of Wyoming
Environment and Natural Resources Program
The Historical Living Project is a collaborative effort between the Ruckelshaus Institute, Albany County Tourism Board, UW’s American Heritage Center, Albany County Historic Preservation Board, and the Laramie Plains Museum at the Historic Ivinson Mansion.