Broomfield State Bank Was Robbed Twice in its Short Life

Back in 1921, when folks didn’t spend much time worrying about banks being “too big to fail,” Broomfield got its own first bank. Before that, Broomfield citizens had to drive to Lafayette to do their banking. The new bank, called Broomfield State Bank, was located at 7905 West 120th Avenue Continue reading

The Birth of a 1950s Suburb: Broomfield Heights

This article first appeared in The Broomfield Enterprise.

In August of 1955, the Boulder Daily Camera announced the creation of a sparkling new city located in the countryside between Denver and Boulder called “Broomfield Heights.”

The modern new city was located on the sprawling Zang property, known as the Elmwood Stock Farm or Elmwood Ranch. Continue reading