Lake Superior Zoo History and Heritage Center

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
Project of
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Lake Superior Zoo
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Start Date
May 2011
End Date
June 2012
Activity Type
Counties Affected
St. Louis
St. Louis
Project Overview

The zoo will renovate a WPA built pavilion for a multi-use facility to house the Zoo History and Heritage Center and provide much needed space for new programs. The project will preserve the historic open-air structure that has served the community for more than 80 years and provide three-season multi-purpose space for the zoo's environmental education programs and other cultural and cross-disciplinary programs.

2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
Other Funds Leveraged
Measurable Outcome(s)
  • Renovation and preservation of the pavilion.
  • Expansion of zoo environmental education programs.
  • Increased scheduling of hosting of cross-disciplinary programs.
Administered By
Administered by

200 Administration Building
50 Sherburne Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55155