DENVER - Historic Denver is honoring three people who work to preserve and protect historic neighborhoods in Denver Wednesday.
This year marks the 25th anniversary of the LoDo Historic Distric. Former Mayor Federico Peña and Denver residents Jayne Buck and Amy Harmon are the 2013 award-winners.
The Molly Brown Spirit Award will be given to Jayne Buck, the Vice President of Tourism at Visit Denver, the Convention and Visitors Bureau. Buck visited 9NEWS to talk about her accomplishments Wednesday morning.
"I'm honored to be associated with someone like Molly Brown. She was such a force. She was so much more than the unsinkable Molly Brown," Buck said. "I think historic Denver is very essential to keeping these stories fresh and telling them over and over again to new people and to visitors that come to the city."
Buck started Denver Arts Week, which is scheduled for Nov. 1-9. It is an initiative to help Denver residents experience a variety of different cultures represented in the city.
Peña is receiving the Keystone Award for his lifetime achievement in historic preservation. Harmon is receiving the Ann Love Award, which honors those who embody the spirit of one of Historic Denver's founders, Colorado First Lady Ann Love.
All three will be recognized at the Brown Palace Wednesday evening.
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