Michael Bjornberg, FAIA to Serve on the Advisory Committee for the Capitol Area Architectural and Planning Board

It is our honor and privilege to share that Michael Bjornberg, FAIA was recently appointed to the Advisory Committee for the Capitol Area Architectural and Planning Board (CAAPB). Michael will serve as an AIA representative of the board.

Degree of Honor Launches Online Museum

PVN's friends at the Degree of Honor Protective Association have just launched a new online museum. The interactive timeline captures the history of Degree of Honor and its larger context of fraternal benefit societies. 

Casie Radford and Laurel Fritz added to Local Heritage Preservation Commissions

PVN is pleased to announce that two staff members, Casie Radford and Laurel Fritz, have recently been appointed to local Heritage Preservation Commissions (HPC). 

PVN Selected to Nominate Historic Terrace Theatre

PVN is excited to work with the "Save the Historic Terrace Theatre" group on a National Register of Historic Places nomination for the historically significant Terrace Theatre in Robbinsdale. The Terrace Theatre has received a lot of press recently with its strong advocacy group. Read more of the recent news on the theater here

Historical Architect and Preservation Leader Sought for PVN Team

PVN is seeking to add a qualified Historical Architect and Preservation Leader to the team. Historical architects are the core of preservation design services at Preservation Design Works (PVN). Architects work with other PVN staff, clients, and project stakeholders to collaboratively develop project strategies and design solutions that meet preservation standards and guidelines, project goals, and existing historic materials and conditions of the building. 

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Construction Started on Upham Building (aka Security Building)

Construction has started at the University Avenue elevation of the Upham Building, commonly known as the Security Building. Deteriorated bricks are being removed and deteriorated mortar joints are being raked in preparation for repointing. Currently, the contractor (Acme Tuckpointing) is evaluating the steel lintels and subsequent damaged brick for replacement. Businesses on University Avenue below the pedestrian scaffold protection are open during construction! 

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