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Renovation & History : The Rooftop Patio

Join Ginger as she shares details on the restoration of the old Mill and offers a tour of the Rooftop Patio. Insider’s tip: You can order off both the Rooftop Menu featuring delicious small plates and The Cache Menu while sitting outdoors on the Rooftop…

Popsicle Window, Then & Now

by Ginger Graham While researching our old building’s past, we learned a lot about its 100 year+ history. The location of the building was chosen as it would be adjacent to the railroad tracks of the Colorado and Southern Railway line for loading and unloading…

Before and After

I admit it, I’m a sucker for before and after pictures. Just the title “before and after” creates a sense of anticipation.  Before and after creates a way to peek into someone else’s life and see what’s possible; to see approaches you hadn’t thought of…

Restoration & Construction, Part VI

Topless in Fort Collins By Ginger Graham No, we’re not talking about the recent judgement issuing an injunction against Ft. Collins’ ordinance banning women from going topless, we’re just worried about our building! With late winter weather dropping rain and snow, and the slightly unstable…

Restoration & Construction, Part V

The Feed Mill’s iconic stepped parapets on the top of the building where grain was stored. Nooses and Their Uses by Ginger Graham The sight of a noose hanging from the rafters is a startling sight to most folks, but if you’ve ever worked in…

Restoration & Construction, Part IV, Historic Windows and Doors

Original front door. Windows, Sashes and Doors, Oh My! by Ginger Graham In 2013, the State Historical Fund and History Colorado received a grant to evaluate the condition and historic features of our Feeders Supply building. Their 90-page report traces the building’s history from construction…

Restoration & Construction, Part III – Molasses!

Vintage Molasses Feed Sign Sticky Business by Ginger Graham While the external work on the new construction is highly visible, there is also a LOT of work going on inside the old Feed Mill that is not.  And it isn’t always pretty. The basement of…

The Northern Colorado Feeders Supply Building

Feeders Supply at night. Photo by George Hendrix Celebrating Our Roots The Northern Colorado Feeders Supply building has been a part of the fabric of Fort Collins since the turn of the last century, serving as a store, grain elevator, warehouse and gathering place. Since…

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