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Archive for 2010

PMN 2010: 02-Regulating New Construction in Historic Districts (Enhanced)

Monday, December 20th, 2010

Evolving a Better set of Guidelines for Historic Districts in Minneapolis

Presented by Phillip Koski, AIA, President-Elect, AIA-Minneapolis, Former Chair, Minneapolis HPC. Part 2 of a session presented at the 2010 Preserve Minnesota Conference.

Few building projects evoke more opinions, public meetings, and discussion than new construction in historic districts. As preservation goals have become more mainstream and as the number of local historic districts has grown, so has the number of new construction projects proposed and reviewed by local communities and preservation commissions. This session will explain the basic procedures governing the review of new construction projects in historic areas.

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PMN 2010: 01-Regulating New Construction in Historic Districts (Enhanced)

Wednesday, December 15th, 2010

Infill design in Historic Districts

Presented by Eleanor Gorski, Assistant Commissioner, Department of Zoning & Land Use Planning, Historic Preservation Division, City of Chicago. Part 1 of a session presented at the 2010 Preserve Minnesota Conference.

Few building projects evoke more opinions, public meetings, and discussion than new construction in historic districts. As preservation goals have become more mainstream and as the number of local historic districts has grown, so has the number of new construction projects proposed and reviewed by local communities and preservation commissions. This session will explain the basic procedures governing the review of new construction projects in historic areas.

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PMN 2010: Preserving Local Landmarks with Limited Resources

Friday, December 3rd, 2010
Myrick Howard, President, Preservation North Carolina, Raleigh, NC

Myrick Howard, President, Preservation North Carolina, Raleigh, NC

Got a problem property in your neighborhood or downtown? If so, don’t sit on the sidelines and hope for the best. Consider how citizens in your community might use real estate tools to gain control over the property and find a new buyer who will renovate it. Do you need lots of money? Not necessarily. Find out how preservation advocates have teamed up to change the course of their communities through direct property work.

Audio recording is of first part of workshop. Myrick Howard, President, Preservation North Carolina, Raleigh, NC, presenter.

PMN 2010: Tax Credits and the Power of Money

Friday, December 3rd, 2010
Speakers Bonnie McDonald, Executive Director, Preservation Allicance of Minnesota and Natascha Wiener, MN State Historic Preservation Office

Speakers Bonnie McDonald and Natascha Wiener

The Minnesota Rehab Tax Credit was signed into law in April 2010 as an incentive to stimulate job growth, increase local tax base and revitalize communities across the state by encouraging private investment in historic properties.

Bonnie McDonald, Executive Director, Preservation Alliance of Minnesota and Natascha Wiener, from the Minnesota State Historic Preservation Office present.

PMN 2010: Introduction to the Secretary of the Interior’s Rehabilitation Standards

Tuesday, November 2nd, 2010
Audrey Tepper, National Park Service, Washington, D.C.

Audrey Tepper, National Park Service, Washington, D.C.

Initially developed by the Secretary of the Interior to determine the appropriateness of proposed work on properties receiving grants-in-aid, the Standards for Rehabilitation have been widely used over the years – particularly to determine if a rehabilitation qualifies as a Certified Rehabilitation for federal tax purposes. The intent of the Standards is to assist the long-term preservation of a property’s significance through the preservation of historic materials and features. This session will introduce the Standards, what they cover, and how they are applied to specific rehabilitation projects.

PMN 2010: 02-Raze or Renovate? Winona County Courthouse Field Workshop-TOUR

Friday, October 29th, 2010

Part 2 of  a workshop and tour presented at the 2010 Preserve Minnesota Conference.

Raze or renovate? Decades of heated debate reveal residents’ deep disagreements about a Victorian building - and American culture. Sally Cumiskey, Winona Court Administrator gives a tour of the interior of the Winona County Courthouse showcasing the two major renovations in the 1970’s and the 2000’s and what is original from the 19th century.

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PMN 2010: 01-Raze or Renovate? Winona County Courthouse Field Workshop (Enhanced)

Friday, October 29th, 2010

Part 1 of  a session presented at the 2010 Preserve Minnesota Conference. (Enhanced)

Raze or renovate? Decades of heated debate reveal residents’ deep disagreements about a Victorian building –and American culture. Greg Gaut, Winona Heritage Preservation Commissioner and Associate Professor of History, Saint Mary’s University presents.

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PMN 2010: 01-Raze or Renovate? Winona County Courthouse Field Workshop (audio)

Friday, October 29th, 2010

Part 1 of  a session presented at the 2010 Preserve Minnesota Conference.

Raze or renovate? Decades of heated debate reveal residents’ deep disagreements about a Victorian building –and American culture. Greg Gaut, Winona Heritage Preservation Commissioner and Associate Professor of History, Saint Mary’s University presents.
Includes Q & A session.

PMN 2010: 02-Dealing with Threatened Buildings Through Reuse Studies (Enhanced)

Friday, October 29th, 2010

Part 2 of  a session presented at the 2010 Preserve Minnesota Conference.

Combining elements of historic structures reports, marketing surveys and visioning sessions, Historic Properties Reuse Studies have been used in Minnesota for nearly twenty-five years to help communities make informed decisions about threatened historic buildings.

Marjorie (Margie) Ostrov of Friends of B’nai Abraham Synagogue, and Bob Roscoe of Design For Preservation, discuss the process after using a reuse study as the springboard their highly successful preservation project of B’nai Abraham Synagogue in Virginia, Minnesota.

Related: MN90 Podcast on B’nai Abraham Synagogue

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PMN 2010: 01-Dealing with Threatened Buildings Through Reuse Studies

Friday, October 29th, 2010
John Lauber, John Lauber and Company, Minneapolis

John Lauber, John Lauber and Company, Minneapolis

Part 1 of  a session presented at the 2010 Preserve Minnesota Conference.

Combining elements of historic structures reports, marketing surveys and visioning sessions, Historic Properties Reuse Studies have been used in Minnesota for nearly twenty-five years to help communities make informed decisions about threatened historic buildings. John Lauber of John Lauber and Company, Minneapolis presents.