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Colorado Springs launches "Then and Now" photo challenge as part of 150th celebration

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Posted at 6:34 PM, Apr 13, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-14 12:06:31-04

COLORADO SPRINGS — The City of Colorado Springs has launched the "Then and Now" photo contest as part of the city's 150th-anniversary celebration.

As part of the contest, citizens, businesses, organizations, and visitors are invited to share then and now photos of people, places, etc. in the city. The submissions should show an and old and new picture of the same local area, neighborhood, park, scenic backdrop, or event.

Photos should be shared side-by-side on social media and hashtagged with #COS150 or the city should be tagged with @CityofCOS.

Many free smartphone apps and websites allow you to quickly insert photos into a “Then & Now” collage template

Local photographer Mike Pach’s “Then & Now” photo exhibit will open July 8 at Library 21C.