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

Repairing and restoring old windows
Paul Schmidt of Restoration Window Systems will show how repairing original wooden windows can save money, improve window operation, boost efficiency and maintain architectural integrity.
What's that wood? Identifying woods in the home
Develop a discerning eye for wood varieties and learn about common woods in Minnesota homes based on period, house style, and purpose.
Skyways of Minneapolis: mobile photography tour
Join us for the ultimate weatherproof tour! Explore Minneapolis’ Skyway system, and learn how to take stunning photos with your phone.

Preservation Stories

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