Heritage Preservation

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Current Events & Announcements

Heritage Preservation Awards 2017!

The Heritage Preservation Commission of the City of Saint Paul and the Saint Paul Chapter of the American Institute of Architects are co-sponsoring the twenty-seventh annual Saint Paul Heritage Preservation Awards to recognize projects, individuals and organizations that enhance and celebrate Saint Paul’s cultural resources. The 2017 awards will be presented at a ceremony this spring in Saint Paul City Hall, as part of a month-long celebration in May of National Preservation Month. 

Please note that the previous awards ceremony scheduled for May 23 has been postponed to a date later this spring. The new date will be shared here as soon as it has been confirmed.


Celebrating 40 Years of Historic Preservation in Saint Paul!

Celebrate 40 years of the Saint Paul Heritage Preservation Commission (1976-2016) and learn about the history of the historic preservation in Saint Paul.

The 26th Annual Saint Paul Heritage Preservation Awards

The Saint Paul Heritage Preservation Commission and the Saint Paul Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) held the 26th Annual Saint Paul Heritage Preservation Awards Program on May 17, 2016. Watch the full awards ceremony here.

Press Release: Saint Paul Recognizes Preservation Efforts and 40th Anniversary of Heritage Preservation Commission  


HPC Annual Reports

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Context Studies

In 2001, the City of Saint Paul's Historic Resources Survey resulted in the development of six historic context studies. The context themes were chosen because they described aspects of Saint Paul's broadest patterns of development. The context studies are below: