Laurel Fritz


Laurel Fritz brings expertise in architectural history, research methods, and the preservation regulatory process to PVN. Laurel obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree in Studio Art and Religion from Saint Olaf College. Laurel Fritz was recently awarded the American Association of State and Local History (AASLH) Leadership in History Award for the Arthur and Edith Lee House Project, which is the AASLH’s highest distinction. Laurel’s projects at PVN have included evaluations of historic significance, historic tax credit applications, National Register Nominations, and Design Guidelines. Laurel meets the Secretary of the Interior’s Professional Qualification Standards (36 CFR Part 61) in Architectural History.

Contact Laurel:


PVN, Minneapolis, MN


Secretary of the Interior's Professional Qualification Standards (36 CFR Part 61) 

  • Architectural History
  • History

honors & awards


University of Minnesota, College of Design, Minneapolis, MN          

  • Graduate Coursework, Heritage Conservation and Preservation

Saint Olaf College, Northfield, MN

  • Bachelor of Arts, Studio Art and Religion, Cum Laude