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More Accolades for Tao of Urban Rejuvenation

We’re thrilled to provide an update that the scholarly journal, Preservation Education & Research, launched by the National Council for Preservation Education, has reviewed The Tao of Urban Rejuvenation in Volume 7 of their annual publication. Preservation Education & Research (PER) disseminates international peer-reviewed scholarship relevant to historic environment education from fields such as historic preservation, […]

Get Ready to Love Some Old Buildings

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The winter holidays are creeping up and New Year’s is just around the corner, but I just can’t help but be excited for Valentine’s Day and Heart Bombing! Last year’s Heart Bombing event was a great success, and this year will build on that success by extending this lovely event throughout Minnesota. People across the […]

A New Real Estate Opportunity in Uppertown

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We’ve signed our first purchase option! Trust me, it’s not as boring as it sounds. Some of the oldest homes in St. Paul are in the historic Uppertown neighborhood, and we’ve stumbled upon one of the cutest. It’s a little 800-square foot cottage nestled next to the old Anton Waldman house, or the Stone Saloon, […]

Job Posting: Program Assistant at Red Wing Downtown Main Street

Job Summary Provides administrative support, assistance with special projects and events, fundraising initiatives, volunteer management activities, and any other responsibilities deemed appropriate. Serves as an advocate for the downtown area. Organization Relationships Reports to Red Wing Downtown Main Street Executive Director Other: This position entails regular contact with downtown property and business owners, city department […]

Verso Paper Sartell Mill

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By: Bill Morgan At 11:17 a.m. on Memorial Day 2012 noise from a huge explosion, followed by the sight of a tall black plume, startled citizens of Sartell, Minnesota, a town of 16,000 that straddles the Mississippi River northwest of St. Cloud. Townspeople soon learned that the Verso Paper Sartell Mill, a modern industry with […]

Holiday Shopping and Celebrating

Are you shopping small this year with Small Business Saturday?  Perhaps Plaid Friday is more your style. Black Friday? Cyber Monday? Well, if you’re keeping it local, keeping it festive, here are ways to get out and explore Minnesota’s Main Streets this holiday season: Willmar Holidaze 2014, Nov. 22, 2014 Black/Plaid Friday, November 28, 2014 New […]

PAM Heads to University Avenue

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PAM is hopping on the Green Line for our next real estate project. We are assisting in the development of Western U Plaza, the former home of the Minnesota Milk Company and Old Home Foods distribution center on University Avenue in St. Paul. Despite its distinctive Art Deco façade and prime position at the intersection […]

Learning Cemetery Preservation

Hi! I’m Zack Mohlis. I’m a new intern at here at PAM. I’m very excited to be a part of this wonderful organization. This fall and winter, I’ll be working on various things here and there, but my main project is the February Heart Bombing campaign. I’m coordinating a way for all of us old-building-lovers […]

2014 Minnesota Preservation Award Winners

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Below are our 2014 Minnesota Preservation Award Winners. These projects and preservation stewards were honored at our 30th annual awards ceremony on September 25th, 2014, held at the elegant Union Depot in St. Paul. Congratulations! The Donaldson Mansion  The Donaldson Mansion on Mount Curve Ave in Minneapolis was completed in 1907 for Lawrence S. Donaldson […]

We’re headed to Ely…

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…and not just to see the wolves. We’re thrilled to announce that the Ely Community Center Foundation has contracted with us to assist them in their efforts to revitalize the Ely Community Center. In the coming months, the Ely Public Library will be vacating the Ely Community Center for a new space in town. While […]