NIST

The National Bureau of Standards (now known as the National Institute of Standards and Technology) broke ground in Boulder. Boulder citizens raised funds to purchase the site, and the Boulder Chamber of Commerce deeded the land to the federal government. The groundbreaking ceremony was attended by President Dwight Eisenhower, signaling Boulder’s new role as a mecca for federal research facilities and incubator for private-sector technology companies.

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