It’s easy to fall in love with Trinidad

Excerpt from an article on Colorado Biz Today

It’s easy to fall in love with Trinidad, especially if you love architecture. That’s because among other virtues, Trinidad boasts the “El Corazon de Trinidad” National Historic District, a collection of mostly magnificent Victorian buildings ranging from Temple Aaron (to the southeast) to the Trinidad Hotel (to the northwest). To be precise, the Heart of Trinidad comprises 104 commercial buildings and 140 Victorian-style houses, all standing above streets lined with picturesque brick that reads “Trinidad.”

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Of course, there’s more to Trinidad than history. “My opinion of Trinidad is that it is still a little undiscovered jewel sitting down here,” says Danielle Rollo, broker associate with Southern Colorado Realty in Trinidad. “We have beautiful weather; we have lots of outdoor activities; the mountains are right close; we have lakes; and the architecture of all of Trinidad is special. People from out of state are discovering us  more than Coloradans are.”

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Jim Davis, chairman of the Trinidad-Las Animas County Economic Development Board and a native Minnesotan, with his wife traveled back and forth between the borders of Colorado and New Mexico before settling in Trinidad.

“You’re always wondering if you made a good decision, but if you are attracted to the amenities in this area of the country, I really found it to be the best dollar value in real estate in the Southwest,” he says.

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