Heritage Preservation Commission
The Heritage Preservation Commission helps preserve the community’s unique identity, culture and character by protecting significant historic resources from the City’s past.
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What we do
The Heritage Preservation Commission is charged with hearing and deciding applications for preservation reviews. This includes:
- Certificates of appropriateness
- Historic variances
- Demolitions of historic resources
- Proposed nominations of landmarks and historic districts
- Other matters related to preservation.
Minneapolis code governs the Heritage Preservation Commission’s powers and duties.
See Code of Ordinances § 599.120
The commission meets on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of every month at 4:30 p.m.
Landmarks and historic districts
Minneapolis has more that 175 landmarks and 18 historic districts.
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