Peavey Plaza

Support the legal defense of Peavey Plaza


The Cultural Landscape Foundation and the Preservation Alliance of Minnesota have filed a lawsuit against the City of Minneapolis to protect Peavey Plaza. The organizations argue that the City’s intent to demolish the Plaza is a violation of the Minnesota Environmental Rights Act (MERA). Click here to read a press release regarding the suit, filed June 28, 2012. Click here for a copy of the complaint.
Please support our efforts by learning more about this issue and the historical significance of Peavey Plaza, and by making a donation to our legal defense fund.

Informational Resources:

Preservation Alliance of Minnesota 2008 10 Most Endangered Listing

The Cultural Landscape Foundation Marvels of Modernism

Op-Eds

Huffington Post: City Shaping IV: Can Target Right What Minneapolis Is About to Ruin? (October 24, 2011)

Star Tribune: Seems the Public Has Been Shut Out From Meaningful Input On The Changes (October 27, 2011)

Documents Related to Zoning & Planning Committee Meeting to Hear Appeal of HPC Decision – May 17, 2012

Zoning & Planning Committee Agenda

Request for Consideration of Appeal

Official Appeal of HPC Decision

CPED Documents Related to Demolition of a Historic Resource

Minutes from HPC Meeting (includes discussion of Peavey Plaza)

Preservation Alliance of Minnesota Testimony for Zoning and Planing Committee (May 17, 2012)

Support the legal defense of Peavey Plaza

We thank you in advance for your support of our legal defense of Peavey Plaza. While we intend to use all dedicated funds for their stated purpose, donations that exceed the amount needed to cover expenses will be redirected to support the overall mission of the Preservation Alliance of Minnesota.