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PMN 2015: Building Rehabilitation for Main Street

Tuesday, January 26th, 2016

Why promote and advocate for the rehabilitation of your community’s downtown buildings? What are some examples of good rehabilitation that you can share with your building owners? What are some potential pitfalls to a good rehabilitation? In this presentation, you will find the answer to these questions and more. Learn about the benefits of rehabilitation on Main Street to property owners, building owners, and the community. See some great examples of successful rehabilitation on Main Street and learn how to appropriately incorporate change into historic main street buildings. This session is great for anyone who is interested in the success of their downtown district.

  • 1st Catherine Sandlund, Heritage Preservation Department, Minnesota Historical Society;
  • 2nd Audrey Tepper, Historical Architect, National Park Service