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Historic Saint Paul invites you to a special event at the
Historic Wright-Prendergast House
223 Walnut StreetSaint Paul, MN

June 22, 2017
5:30 – 8:00 pm

Refreshments and light appetizers will be served.
There will be a brief program at 6 pm (see reverse side).

Tearing down old buildings won’t make our cities more affordable or inviting. It’s time to make better use of the buildings and spaces we already have.

Until around 2007, McMansions mostly borrowed the forms of traditional architecture, producing vinyl Georgian estates and foam Mediterranean villas.

According to a new survey Millennials and Historic Preservation: A Deep Dive Into Attitudes and Values, nearly all (97 percent) of the nation’s largest and most diverse generation appreciate the value of historic preservation.

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