The Minneapolis Preservation Awards (MPAs) are a juried competition that recognizes excellence in historic preservation in the city of Minneapolis.

Award categories include preservation projects, additions to historic structures, small project or detail, new construction in historic districts, advocacy, and leadership.

How to enter

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AIA Minneapolis, the Minneapolis Heritage Preservation Commission, and Preserve Minneapolis, annually recognize projects, individuals, and organizations that celebrate the heritage and historic character of Minneapolis.

The MPA nomination process opens in January of each year. Once winners are selected by an independent jury, they are announced and celebrated at an evening reception with award co-presenters AIA Minneapolis and the Minneapolis Heritage Preservation Commission (HPC).

For more information visit the AIA Minnesota website: