News & Events

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.  Newly joining partners will be gifted a set of artist notecards featuring watercolor sketch scenes of St. Paul by Kar-Keat Chong.  (see photos below) 

“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

Tuesday, October 6, 2020 - 7:30pm to 8:30pm

Join us for a fun, informative and sometimes raucous night of Saint Paul History Trivia! Sessions are hosted online via Zoom. So join us from the comfort of your... wherever! Connection info will be posted here by the afternoon of the session. Grab it and connect via Zoom at the appointed time.

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

We're all adjusting to a new way of interacting and operating. Historic Saint Paul is committed to our mission even during these trying times. We want to stay connected and invite your participation in the upcoming weeks and months. Watch Executive Director Carol Carey's greeting video for more info and stay tuned for updates.