Heritage Preservation Awards Nomination

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 the award ceremony in Saint Paul City Hall on Tuesday, May 23, 2017 as part of a month-long celebration during National Preservation Month in May.

Nominations For The Heritage Preservation Awards

To nominate a project, group, or individual for an award, complete the online nomination form below. All projects must be located in the City of Saint Paul. The property does not have to be locally designated or listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Categories are not limited to one winner. Requests for paper copy nomination forms can be sent to HPAwards@stpaul.gov.

NOMINATIONS ARE DUE BY 4:30 P.M. ON FRIDAY, MARCH 31, 2017 either through the electronic nomination form below or in paper copy to the Saint Paul Department of Planning and Economic Development (PED), 25 West Fourth Street, Suite 1400, Saint Paul, MN 55102. Incomplete nominations may preclude the nomination from consideration, at the jurors’ discretion.

Heritage Preservation Awards Nomination

Nominator Information
Project Information
Please enter one person/business/organization per line
Example: December 15, 2012
Example: December 25, 2012
Project Details
Please describe the project in detail. Limit of 2,000 characters.
Please refer to the awards criteria below. Limit of 2,000 characters.

Please refer to the below categories and criteria to answer the following questions.

+ Restoration/rehabilitation/adaptive reuse of an historic building:

Projects must have been completed between March 1, 2013 and March 1, 2016.

  • Projects will be judged by:
    • The quality of design, workmanship, and materials;
    • The respectfulness of the building's historic and architectural character;
    • The impact of the project on the surrounding neighborhood/community.

+ New addition to an historic building; New construction in an historic district or neighborhood:

Projects must have been completed between March 1, 2014 and March 1, 2017.

  • Projects will be judged by:
    • The quality of design, workmanship, and materials;
    • The respectfulness of the building's historic and architectural character;
    • The impact of the project on the surrounding neighborhood/community

+ Historic landscapes and streetscapes

Including cultural landscapes, comprised of plantings and the built environment, and designed landscapes such as cemeteries and parks

  • Projects will be judged by:
    • The quality of design, workmanship and materials;
    • The degree of reference to a documented historic landscape, where applicable;
    • Compatibility with an historic building or district

+ Individuals

For an individual, professional or volunteer, who has made an excellent contribution to heritage preservation in Saint Paul

  • Individuals will be judged by:
    • The quality of their work;
    • Their dedication to preserving Saint Paul's heritage;
    • The impact of their work on the Saint Paul community.

+ Cultural heritage

Project, organization, or individual making a significant contribution to the recognition of the city's cultural heritage

  • Projects will be judged by:
    • The quality of the work;
    • Its impact on the Saint Paul community;
    • The extent to which it embodies preservation values.

+ Vote of confidence

Given to a quality preservation related effort

  • Projects will be judged by:
    • The quality of the project and the organizations involved;
    • The potential of the project to support preservation values and the Saint Paul community.

+ Organizations and community education projects

For overall contributions to preservation, rather than for a bricks and mortar project

  • Organizations and community education projects must be located in Saint Paul.
  • Projects will be judged by:
    • The quality of their work;
    • The relevance of the work to current and emerging preservation issues;
    • The impact of their work on a Saint Paul community/neighborhood.

+ Stewardship

Recognizes outstanding efforts toward the long term maintenance and preservation of a historic property or site.

Check one that best applies to the project. See above for category criteria. Check all that apply.

Your application is almost complete! Please email photos and/or plans of your nominated project/organization/person to HPAwards@stpaul.gov and be sure to include the nomination name or project address in the email. Please select SUBMIT below to complete the form.