PAM News

MainStreet Owatonna Becomes Newest Program of Minnesota Main Street

Owatonna is the sixth and newest Designated Main Street community with Minnesota Main Street. MainStreet Owatonna, a program of the Owatonna Area Chamber of Commerce and Tourism, made an application to become a Designated Main Street Program in Fall 2013. After Minnesota Main Street carefully reviewed the application and conducted a site visit with interviews, […]

Job Opening: Faribault Main Street Coordinator

Faribault Main Street is accepting applications for the position of Main Street Coordinator.  The Coordinator will be responsible for all activities through the Main Street program. Applicants should have education or experience in one or more of the following areas; historic preservation, planning, economic development, retail, marketing, design, volunteer management, nonprofit management and small business […]

Winona Main Street Becomes Newest Program of Minnesota Main Street

Winona is the newest Designated Main Street community with Minnesota Main Street. The Winona Main Street program, a partnership of the Winona Area Chamber of Commerce and the City of Winona, made an application to become a Designated Main Street Program in Spring 2013.  After Minnesota Main Street carefully reviewed the application and conducted a […]

Minneapolis’ Peavey Plaza Listed in National Register of Historic Places

Minneapolis’ Peavey Plaza Listed in National Register of Historic Places (ST. PAUL, MN—JANUARY 18, 2013) The Preservation Alliance of Minnesota (PAM) learned that Peavey Plaza, a Modernist urban park plaza in downtown Minneapolis, has been officially listed in the National Register of Historic Places. The plaza, designed by M. Paul Friedberg and opened in 1975, […]

What’s next for Peavey Plaza?

On Tuesday evening, November 13, the State Review Board of the Minnesota Historical Society unanimously approved the nomination of Peavey Plaza to the National Register of Historic Places. The next step is for the State Historic Preservation Office to forward the nomination to the National Park Service, where it is all but certain to be […]

PAM Wins National Award

Contact Will O’Keefe Communication & Programs Coordinator wokeefe@mnpreservation.org 612.877.2380 The Preservation Alliance of Minnesota Receives National Award National Trust for Historic Preservation Announces Preservation Alliance of Minnesota 2013 Trustees’ Award for Organizational Excellence Winner The Preservation Alliance of Minnesota (PAM) is pleased to announce that it has been awarded the Trustees’ Award for Organizational Excellence […]

Job Posting: Executive Director

Job Description for Executive Director Position Location:                    St. Paul, Minnesota Activity Area:            Historic Preservation Category:                   Executive Director/CEO Closing Date:             July 30, 2012 Job Type:                   Full Time Salary:                        Dependent upon Experience Hours:                         40/week   Preservation Alliance of Minnesota, (PAM) is seeking an Executive Director who will provide strategic […]

Tell Congress to Support Historic Preservation

Although PAM  focuses on Minnesota’s preservation community as often as possible, it goes without saying that federal legislation can do wonderful things to promote historic buildings and communities. Unfortunately, sometimes bills in Washington can turn back the clock on the progress we, as a community of preservationists, have made. As was previously reported, the federal […]

Order your Big Fish t-shirt today!

Order your Big Fish t-shirt and get ready to sport this stylish and whimsical tee featuring The Big Fish from Bena, MN! Every shirt purchased goes to support the mission of the Preservation Alliance of Minnesota. The shirts are unisex, 100% ringspun cotton that are super soft and won’t shrink. Minnesota is blessed with a […]

Looking for Suggestions

May 5, 2012 Dear Colleague:  We wonder if you could take a moment to help us identify some key historic properties in your community that might be available for renovation and adaptive reuse.  Our firms have been retained by the Preservation Alliance of Minnesota (PAM) to conduct a feasibility analysis for their real […]