DENVER (CBS4)– People in Denver’s Hilltop neighborhood are coming together to save a piece of Colorado history.

Crews broke ground on the reconstruction of the Cranmer Park Terrace and Sundial on Monday.

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The structure was built in the 1930s and is in need of repair.

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The community raised nearly $2 million to rebuild the cracked terrace and sundial. The fundraiser began in 2014.

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“This place was early known as inspiration point, and if you’re like me it’s a great place to come and be inspired, and look at those mountains,” said one organizer.

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Construction should be finished by fall of next year.

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