H.P. Nelson House
306 Collyer Street
Landmark Designation: 1995
Construction Date: 1901
Architectural Style: Queen
This home a particularly fine example of the small version of Queen Anne
style which retains its architectural integrity. The fifth home to be built
on the east side of Collyer in this block, this house represents the pattern
of residences built on the east side by merchants and laborers prior to the
building of more prosperous homes on the west side during the first decade
of the 20th century.
Little information is known regarding the builder of the home, Hans Peter
and Emma Nelson, however it is known that Hans was a native of Copenhagen,
Denmark who came to Boulder County in the mid 1880's. He farmed and worked
for the Railroad and in 1901 he and his wife built this home.