we believe preserving old buildings is a beautiful, economically sound, and sustainable way to improve our communities and make the most of our unique assets. through our programs, PAM unites people, businesses, neighborhoods, and decision-makers to enhance communities by protecting and promoting old buildings and sites.

we believe preserving old buildings is a beautiful, economically sound, and sustainable way to improve our communities and make the most of our unique assets.

Our Services

Education
Take classes in our Homeowner, Professional, Realtor® or Community series. From hands-on workshops to state-approved continuing ed, PAM delivers unique and unparalleled preservation-based education.
Preservation Support
If you care about a certain building, or a town's built heritage, or how tear downs might impact your block, get involved now—not when the wrecking ball arrives.
Real Estate
When many of us think of preservation, we think of old buildings. At PAM, we do our best to care for those structures by finding ways to use, reuse, protect and promote them. Our Real Estate service helps make it all happen.
Minnesota Main Street
A thriving downtown has a powerful impact on a community—its people, its finances and its growth. That’s why PAM is proud to oversee Designated Main Street programs in Minnesota.

Featured Classes and Special Events

Event: Rehab Lab: Repairing Old Windows
Historic window specialist Greg Rosenow leads you through the repair and restoration of old wood windows at a 1921 home in the Como neighborhood of Minneapolis.
Old Home Certified Designation Course
This course is team-taught and covers a range of topics, from area architectural styles to finding old home resources to the origins of Twin Cities’ housing and neighborhoods
Inspector Insights (Old Home Certified)
Area home inspector Reuben Saltzman delivers a roof-to-cellar overview of the elements that comprise a house, and addresses common issues those elements may present to an inspector and a homeowner.

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