Posts Tagged ‘Rehabilitation’

Downtown Business Showcases Historic Renovation…and Motorcycle Accessories!

August 19, 2014 Shakopee, Minnesota – A new downtown destination is open for businesses in a newly renovated building after hosting their Grand Opening celebration earlier this month. Inessa Hansen, owner of OneSexyBikerChick’s For the Journey Emporium, committed a lot of thought and energy into the restoration of the former Auto Parts service store at […]

Main Streets Jobs – A mid-year glance

In the first six months of 2011, Minnesota’s five Designated Main Street districts netted 13 new businesses and 57 new full-time jobs. These commercial districts also saw $1.9 million in private investment for physical improvement projects. In these five communities (average population 14,500), five existing businesses expanded while staying on Main Street. Net of all […]

Preservation in Pop Culture: How I Met Your Mother

Ted must decide to testify whether or not the Arcadian is a landmark in front of the Historical Preservation committee. While professionally he believes it is an eyesore, his personal conflict is between siding with his girlfriend Zoey or his best friend.

Originally published on PreservationNation blog, June 2, 2011   Priya: As many of you know, I love history and preservation, and also watch a lot of television—so imagine my surprise when “How I Met Your Mother” embarked on a storyline that put the preservation of an old hotel front and center to the narrative. The […]