d. Case Studies

PAM Heads to University Avenue


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 […]

We’re headed to Ely…


…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 […]

Lowertown Art Exhibition


Through our partnership with Sherman Associates on the Rayette Lofts project in Lowertown – we were asked to compile artwork highlighting the historic character in and around Lowertown. We worked closely with Sherman Associates to help them more efficiently utilize the State Historic Tax Credit when they began the rehabilitation and conversion of the Rayette Building […]

Minnesota’s Civic Legacy

Minnesota has many historic municipal properties that have been successfully preserved or repurposed. The examples highlighted below represent a wide range of building types, current uses, and funding sources, and are from communities of all sizes throughout the state. Click on the bolded text to read case studies of each building, describing how these preservation successes […]

Preservation Case Studies

The following case studies are part of a larger project being undertaken by the Preservation Alliance of Minnesota, highlighting “best practices” within the field of preservation and rehabilitation throughout the state of Minnesota. We hope that these case studies will not only highlight work that has been completed in all regions of Minnesota, but will […]