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Canton Historical Society Steams Towards Depot Renovation

by Amy Hahn The clanking of a locomotive rumbling across iron rails releasing a piercing whistle announcing arrivals and departures may no longer echo through the hills and valleys of Fillmore County, but the citizens of the small town of Canton want to celebrate the city and county’s railway history and memorialize it by preserving […]

Moving On

I don’t know if it’s totally hit me yet, but this week I announced that I’m leaving my role as the Real Estate Program Coordinator for the Preservation Alliance of Minnesota. For nearly 5 years, I’ve worked with amazing people towards a really important community goal. In the time I’ve lived in Minnesota my whole professional […]

Preservation United Broomball Recap: End of Season

I got home from the game this evening and was thinking back on our wonderful season and how far we’ve come over the last two years. Earlier this season, Emily compared Preservation United with the progression of the team from Mighty Ducks – so with that in mind, I wanted to offer up this at […]

Preservation United Broomball Recap: 1/27/2015

The recap from this week comes courtesy of our entire team – each player picked another and wrote their individual assessments of a teammate.   Slick ice. Warm temperatures. Last game of the season. Could have aligned to form the perfect storm but we were brave. Despite the conspicuous absence of our fearless leader, Cap’n […]

Isn’t putting hearts on your house how we all show love?

I love my new old house. In fact, I love it so much that I’m going to Heart Bomb it! For the week of Valentine’s Day, the PAM crew and I will shower my little home in NE Minneapolis, built in 1947, with a paper hearts, banners and yard signs. Sure, chocolate and roses are […]

Preservation United Broomball Recap: 1/20/2015

Preservation United has returned – not from the depths of despair but from the stabbing pain that came from our first loss (forfeit). Some say that a tie is akin to kissing your sister but I’ll say this, I’m proud of this team. Things were hard – for the first time this season we were […]

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


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


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 […]