Heritage Preservation Commission

Heritage Preservation Commission Mission Statement

  • The City Council declared as a matter of public policy that the preservation, protection, perpetuation and use of areas, places, buildings, structures, and other objects having special historical interest or value is a public necessity, and is required in the interest of the health, safety, welfare and prosperity of the people of Lanesboro the purpose of creating the sites and committee are as follows:
  • Safeguard the heritage of the City of Lanesboro by preserving sites and structures which reflect elements of the city’s cultural, social, economic, political, visual or architectural history.
  • Protect and enhance the City of Lanesboro’s appeal to residents, visitors and tourists, and serve as a support and stimulus to business and industry.
  • Foster civic pride in the beauty and notable accomplishments of the past.
  • Promote the preservation and continued use of historic sites and structures for the education and general welfare of the people of the City of Lanesboro.
  • The Council established a Commission of five members that are appointed by the City Council. The Commission’s responsibilities consist of monitoring the current registered heritage preservation buildings for reconstruction, changes and consistencies; recommending additions of properties to the list of heritage preservation buildings; educating the public with respect to the civic and architectural heritage of the City; to work with the Planning & Zoning Commission for approval of site changes and to fulfill all state requirements for having a Heritage Preservation District.

Board Members: Jason Resseman, Kate O’Neary, Ceil Allen, Mindy Albrecht-Benson, and Lori Bakke

Historic Preservation Meetings are held quarterly on the third Wednesday of the month at 7:00 pm.

Contributing Historic Properties

Lanesboro Stone Dam

Lanesboro Power Station

C.M. & St. P. Railroad Bridges

401 Parkway Avenue South

105 Parkway Avenue South

200 Parkway Avenue South

102 Parkway Avenue South

100 Parkway Avenue South

103 Elmwood Street East

101 Parkway Avenue North

103 Parkway Avenue North

105 Parkway Avenue North

107 Parkway Avenue North

109 Parkway Avenue North

111 Parkway Avenue North

113 Parkway Avenue North

115 Parkway Avenue North

117 Parkway Avenue North

119 Parkway Avenue North

121 Parkway Avenue North

111 Coffee Street East

107 Coffee Street East

105 Coffee Street East

118 Parkway Avenue North

116 Parkway Avenue North

114 Parkway Avenue North

108 Parkway Avenue North

100 Parkway Avenue North

100 Coffee Street East

201 Parkway Avenue North

204 Parkway Avenue North

206 Parkway Avenue North

100 Beacon Street East

708 Parkway Avenue South

1996 Heritage Preservation Commission approved the following sites as Heritage Preservation sites.

The Cady Hayes House

500 Calhoun Avenue South

The Victorian House

709 Parkway Avenue South

The Scandinavian House

701 Kenilworth Avenue South

The Galligan House

706 Parkway Avenue South

The Isaac Vickerman House

600 Calhoun Avenue South

The Olaf Habberstad House

706 Fillmore Avenue South

The A.J. Lund House

109 Kenilworth Avenue North

The Anna Vickerman House

507 Fillmore Avenue South

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