Podcast: The impact of dreamers – Friedl Pfeifer and Walter Paepcke and their contributions to Aspen (1940-1960s)

Aspen went from a being a ghost, small mining town to a place where skiing, leisure, wealth and culture predominate. Friedl Pfeifer and Walter Paepcke were two crucial characters in envisioning Aspen as the place it is now and making the necessary changes and investments towards it. Aspen’s Europeanization by its visionaries attracted a specific crowd, which has impacted the audience of Aspen today. Listen to this podcast to learn more about these dreamers and how they impacted Aspen!

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Aspen Highlands Poster
From the Colorado Snowsports Museum.


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