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February 19, 2021 - 11:12 AM

Mount Pleasant Street has always had a healthy ratio of affordable to high-end restaurants.

By Jefferson Morley  | Washington Post | JANUARY 25, 2021

Terms like "neighborhood character" and "neighborhood preservation" mean different things to different people. A more nuanced conversation of how they are interpreted in Saint Paul is (long past) warranted. This is a really interesting read. A few quotes to give an idea of some of the topics covered:

TV, social media and the pandemic fuel interest in fixer-uppers. 

By Christina Poletto New York Times | FEBRUARY 12, 2021

First image in photo gallery - see article for additional photos

Until recently, hardly anyone knew that an aging building on Hiawatha Avenue in south Minneapolis was once a fire station that housed an all-Black fire crew, a reflection of segregation in the early 1900s.

NEXT UP - 208 Bates: historic preservation ≠ gentrification View the video below, on our auction site or on our YouTube channel.

Our "Pledge for Preservation" campaign continues with the story of how we worked with community residents and the City of Saint Paul to preserve 14 buildings in the Dayton's Bluff Heritage Preservation District! View the video below, on our auction site or on our YouTube channel.

We are very excited to launch our "Pledge for Preservation Campaign"! Over the next few weeks, we'll be sharing more about the impact of our work, featuring an online auction and asking for your support towards our goal. We aim to inspire you ~ help us strengthen St. Paul neighborhoods through community-based preservation! Watch now:

HSP monthly donors at Hotel Celeste toast and tour event

A pledge of a regular monthly gift allows us to operate with a more consistent and stable income, which means we are better positioned to seize new opportunities. 

A compelling reason to pledge now ~ we have a match challenge for all new or increased monthly pledges.  Your pledge today will be doubled!

“None of us alone can save the nation or the world. But each of us can make a positive difference if we commit ourselves to do so.” — Cornel West

We're excited to share with you this video update on the progress inside 412 Goodrich, our "original tiny house" in Little Bohemia.