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Heritage Preservation Commission
Commission Objectives
The Heritage Preservation Commission was created to help the city of Maplewood with its overall historic preservation goals. These goals include; supporting the protection of the City’s heritage by preserving, protecting, conserving, and wisely using the significant historical, cultural, architectural, or archaeological objects, structures, buildings, sites in the City.  The City encourages broad citizen participation in historic preservation activities and has worked on such projects as the Bruentrup Farm preservation project. The Historic Preservation Commission also works closely with the Maplewood Area Historical Society, Ramsey County Historical Society and Minnesota Historical Society.

Special Event - Historic Context Study Presentation

The Maplewood area has a rich and interesting history – from the railroad shops at Gladstone to the farms along Carver, to the post-war housing boom. For the past nine months, historians from Thomas Zahn and Associates have been conducting a historic context study for the city. This type of study organizes history based on cultural themes.

The Heritage Preservation Commission invites the community to attend the consultants’ presentation of their work at a City Council workshop: Monday, September 8, 2014, 5:00 p.m., at Maplewood City Hall. The presentation will highlight several aspects of Maplewood history and provide recommendations for preservation of historic resources. If you have an older home or are interested in history, don’t miss this opportunity.

The historic context study is funded by a grant from the State of Minnesota from the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund through the Minnesota Historical Society. For questions, contact Ginny Gaynor, 651-249-2416.

Click here to view Historic Context Study.


Meeting Times & Location

The Heritage Preservation Commission meets on the second Thursday of each month in the Maplewood City Hall Council Chambers at 1830 County Road B East at 7:00 pm.



Related Documents

Agenda 09-11-2014     Archived

Packet: 09-11-2014    Archived

Minutes:                      Archived







1830 County Road B East • Maplewood, MN 55109 • Ph: (651) 249-2000