This NHL offers public access. Please contact the NHL directly for visitor information.
Current use/information: Commercial district; see www.cripple-creek.co.us.
Statement of Significance (as of designation - July 4, 1961):
Cripple Creek served one of the world's largest gold fields, yielding almost $25 million in 1901.
There are no new threats to the NHL.
No changes were indicated.
Recommendation/Change since last report:
Continued vigilance by the Cripple Creek Historic Preservation Commission and enforcement of its design guidelines may ensure that the remaining character-defining qualities of the district are maintained.