PVN’s research team argued that the Ellerbee-designed flagship office building was individually eligible for the NRHP and significant for its association with the local Minnesota Mutual Insurance Life Company and for its representation of midcentury office building design.
The Marathon Shoe Company East Side Plant, located at 1418 1st Street in Wausau, Wisconsin, was listed in the National Register of Historic Places in January of 2017. This is the first of a two post series about the history of the Marathon Shoe Company and its “East Side Plant.”
The Garfield Substation was designed in the Renaissance Revival style – a purposeful design decision intended to garner neighborhood support for the substation and to communicate Minneapolis General Electric Company’s goal of electrifying the entire city.
This post—which introduces electric substations and the history of the development of power generation and distribution in Minneapolis—is the first of a three-part blog series on the history of the Garfield Substation.
Residents of Rochester were recently highlighted in a Star Tribune article for their preservation efforts in light of Mayo Clinic's expansion plans downtown. PVN is currently providing the Rochester HPC ongoing preservation services.
PVN's Laurel Fritz recently visited Fort Snelling to attend the "Bdote Field Trip: Dakota in the Twin Cities," a program offered through the Minnesota Humanities Center. The latest Status Report on the Fort Snelling Revitalization is copied here.
PVN’s President Meghan Elliott recently participated on the Women Started and Owned Business panel, organized by the Women In Real Estate, Economic Development, and Urban Planning (WIRED UP) networking group.