Minnesota's Legacy

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Recipient
Hennepin County Library
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000
To make accessible primary records through a new microfilm reader/printer/scanner.
Hennepin
Recipient
Brown County Historical Society
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Brown County Historical Society's microfilm reader/printer has long been obsolete and often requires repair becoming difficult and more costly.
Brown
Recipient
Project for Pride in Living, Inc.
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$81,000
To hire qualified professionals to conduct a re-use assessment and prepare planning documents for the H. Alden Smith House, part of the Minneapolis Community and Technical College campus and listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
Hennepin
Recipient
Rockford Area Historical Society
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$18,880

The Ames-Florida-Stork House, built in 1861, remains the oldest structure in the town of Rockford, MN and contains the belongings of two families who originally settled the area. As with all buildings, the house has suffered deterioration due to weather and time. Replacing the roof and repairing the soffit and facia ensures no further interior damage would occur.

Hennepin
Recipient
Minnesota African American Museum & Cultural Center
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$155,250
To design and install climate control that meets museum standards in order to better preserve collections that document African American history in Minnesota.
Hennepin
Recipient
Sleepy Eye Area Foundation
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,000
To hire a professional historian to complete research and documentation of the 1899 Berg Hotel, in preparation for nomination to the National Register of Historic Places.
Brown
Recipient
Arrowhead Library System
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$439,943
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$457,937

Minnesota’s Legacy Amendment raises revenue for Clean Water, Outdoor Heritage, Parks and Trails, and Arts and Cultural Heritage. Libraries are beneficiaries of a portion of the Arts and Cultural Heritage Funding.

Carlton
Cook
Itasca
Koochiching
Lake
Lake of the Woods
St. Louis
Recipient
Arrowhead Library System
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$266,057
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$273,267

Minnesota’s 12 regional public library systems, which encompass 350 public libraries in all areas of the state, benefit from a portion of the Legacy Amendment’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund. Through State Library Services, a division of the Minnesota Department of Education, each regional public library system receives a formula-driven allocation from the annual $3 million Minnesota Regional Library Legacy Grant.

Carlton
Cook
Itasca
Koochiching
Lake
Lake of the Woods
St. Louis
Recipient
Arrowhead Library System
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$261,461
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$261,461

Minnesota’s 12 regional public library systems, which encompass 350 public libraries in all areas of the state, benefit from a portion of the Legacy Amendment’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund. Through State Library Services, a division of the Minnesota Department of Education, each regional public library system receives a formula-driven allocation from the annual $3 million Minnesota Regional Library Legacy Grant.

Carlton
Cook
Itasca
Koochiching
Lake
Lake of the Woods
St. Louis
Recipient
Arrowhead Library System
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$190,723
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$184,244

Minnesota’s twelve regional library systems, which encompass more than 350 public libraries in all areas of the state, can benefit from a portion of the Legacy Amendment’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund. Through State Library Services, a division of the Minnesota Department of Education, each regional library system is eligible to receive a formula-driven allocation from the annual $2.2 million Minnesota Regional Library System Legacy Grant. Arrowhead Library System (ALS) is a federated regional public library system with central services located in northeastern Minnesota.

Carlton
Cook
Itasca
Koochiching
Lake
Lake of the Woods
St. Louis
Recipient
Arrowhead Library System
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$215,058
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$215,058

Minnesota's twelve regional library systems, which encompass more than 350 public libraries in all areas of the state, can benefit from a portion of the Legacy Amendment's Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund. Through State Library Services, a division of the Minnesota Department of Education, each regional library system is eligible to receive a formula-driven allocation from the annual $2.5 million Minnesota Regional Library System Legacy Grant. Arrowhead Library System (ALS) is a federated regional public library system with central services located in northeastern Minnesota.

Carlton
Cook
Itasca
Koochiching
Lake
Lake of the Woods
St. Louis
Recipient
Field Regina Northrop Neighborhood Group, Inc.
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,200
To have the Arthur and Edith Lee House evaluated for possible inclusion in the National Register of Historic Places.
Hennepin
Recipient
The Basilica Landmark
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000

Thirty monitors were installed to measure moisture readings in the upper reaches of the Basilica of St. Mary. Restoration projects had been put on hold due to previous water infiltration and the damage that was caused by saturation of masonry walls and ceiling plaster. Such infiltration takes a long time to dry. There were concerns that plaster was continuing to absorb moisture from the attic insulation or the masonry walls.

Hennepin
Recipient
Sleepy Eye Area Foundation
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000

The Sleepy Eye Area foundation retained the architectural services of Engan and Associates Architects to develop a reuse plan with construction estimates for the restoration of the Berg Hotel.

Brown
Recipient
Bloomington Historical Society
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000
To hire a qualified historian to complete the nomination to the National Register of Historic Places for Bloomington Municipal Cemetery.
Hennepin
Recipient
Brown County
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To hire a qualified architect to conduct a roof assessment for the historic New Ulm Post Office, listed in the National Register of Historic Places and home of the Brown County Historical Society.
Brown
Recipient
Minnesota State University, Mankato (Department of Anthropology)
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$8,770
To provide better organization of archaeological collections, allowing for greater public access to historic resources.
Blue Earth
Brown
Recipient
Minnesota Department of Transportation
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$235,131
To restore the WPA stone wall of the Cascade River Wayside, listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
Cook
Recipient
Friends of Christ Church Lutheran
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$38,000
To hire a qualified and experienced historian to prepare a Historic Structure Report that will guide future preservation projects
Hennepin
Recipient
Lake Harriet Spiritual Community
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To hire a qualified architect to conduct a conditions assessment of the Lake Harriet Methodist Episcopal Church, eligible for listing in the National Register of Historic Places.
Hennepin
Recipient
In the Heart of the Beast Puppet & Mask Theatre
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To hire a qualified architect to conduct a condition assessment of Avalon Theater, now Heart of the Beast Puppet & Mask Theater, listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
Hennepin
Recipient
City of Hanska
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To hire a qualified architect to conduct a conditions assessment of the Liberal Union Hall Building, listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
Brown
Recipient
City of Rockford
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,950
To hire qualified engineers to develop design drawings for the heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC) system, in planning for installation at the Ames-Florida-Stork House, listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
Hennepin
Wright
Recipient
Township of Milford
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,500
To have the District #50 School, currently serving as Milford Township Hall, evaluated for possible inclusion in the National Register of Historic Places.
Brown
Recipient
Minnesota Indian Affairs Council
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$153,500

The Why Treaties Matter exhibit made possible by previous Legacy funding explores the relationships between Minnesota's Dakota and Ojibwe tribes and the United States Government. The Minnesota Indian Affairs Council and the Humanities Center will take the work and impact of the exhibit deeper by creating a curriculum to complement the exhibit.

Beltrami
Cass
Goodhue
Hennepin
Ramsey
Recipient
City of Minneapolis
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$262,208
To hire qualified professionals to rehabilitate the exterior of the Hollywood Theater, listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
Hennepin
Recipient
First Congregational Church of Minnesota - United Church of Christ
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$20,500
To hire a qualified consultant to develop planning documents that will help preserve the First Congregational Church of Minnesota, listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
Hennepin
Recipient
Hennepin County
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000

A survey of 15 historic building interiors of the West District of Fort Snelling to supplement the Historic Context Study of the Light Rail Transit Station Area.

Hennepin
Recipient
Hennepin County
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000

As a requirement for the transfer of certain properties within the Upper Post area of Fort Snelling to the Historic Surplus Property Program, a Program for Preservation and Utilization (PPU) was designed and developed to preserve and enhance the public use and future redevelopment of the Fort Snelling area. The report was created for the project using the National Park Service format. It will serve as a central resource when changes are to be made to the Upper Post.

Hennepin
Recipient
Eden Prairie Historical Society
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,341
To hire professional conservators to assess historically significant collections and write a long range preservation plan.
Hennepin
Recipient
The Grand Center for Arts and Culture, Inc.
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$100,000
To install climate control and update electrical wiring and plumbing in the Grand Hotel, listed in the National Register of Historic Places, and reused as a community arts center.
Brown
Recipient
Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,986
To hire a qualified historian to research and prepare a historic context study of the national significance of the Grand Rounds park system landscape.
Hennepin
Recipient
Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,700
To hire a qualified historian to complete the nomination to the National Register of Historic Places for Grand Rounds Historic District.
Hennepin
Recipient
City of Minneapolis (Park and Recreation Board)
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To hire a qualified historian to complete an evaluation for the National Register of Historic Places for Grand Rounds.
Hennepin
Recipient
Old Highland Neighborhood Association
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000

The goal of the Historic Old Highland Project is to use the social history and architectural documentation to update and expand an existing self-guided Walking Tour Guide of significant properties in the Old Highland neighborhood.

Hennepin
Recipient
Preserve Minneapolis
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000

A consultant was hired to research and assemble materials to implement plans for the Summer 2011 Walking and Biking Tours to historic resources in the city of Minneapolis. Tour guides were recruited and 29 neighborhood routes were chosen. A brochure was created. A tour page was developed on the Preserve Minneapolis website and advertisements were posted in magazines , newspapers and on various non-profit websites. Preserve Minneapolis collaborated on this project with AIA MN and the Minneapolis HPC.

Hennepin
Recipient
Alliance Francaise of the Twin Cities
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000
To hire a consultant to develop the first phase of a Historic Structures Report for the Alliance Francaise building, part of the Minneapolis Warehouse Historic District, listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
Hennepin
Recipient
Alliance Francaise of the Twin Cities
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To hire a qualified consultant to write a historic structure report for the Alliance Francaise building, a contributing structure in the Warehouse District, listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
Hennepin
Recipient
Richfield Historical Society
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$37,130
To hire a qualified consultant to develop a Historic Structure Report that will help preserve the Riley Lucas Bartholomew House, listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
Hennepin
Recipient
Brown County
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$148,101
To hire qualified technicians to upgrade Brown County Historical Society's heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC) system.
Brown