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The National Register of Historic Places Nominations

The National Register of Historic Places is the official list of the Nation's historic places and can include districts, sites, buildings, structures and objects. These places must meet criteria in order to be listed in the National Register. Comments and questions from property owners, public officials and interested parties about the nomination program and process and what is means to be listed in the National Register are answered below.

Current Nominations

Review Board Meeting
The Minnesota Historical Society's State Review Board will consider the following for nomination to the National Register of Historic Places on Tuesday, August 22, 2017
6:00 p.m.

  • Informational Presentation by State Historic Preservation Office Staff
  • Introduction and Comments by State Review Board Chair
  • Approval of Minutes May 9, 2017 Meeting
  • Presentation of Nominations
    • Worthington Armory and Community Building
    • LaSalle Apartments
    • Ballard House
  • Properties Proposed to be Removed from the National Register:
    • Spicer, John M. House, 515 7th Street NW, Willmar, Kandiyohi County (Author: Emily Ganzel)
    • Adrian State Bank, 123 Maine Avenue, Adrian, Nobles County (Author: Emily Ganzel)
    • Tenney Fire Hall, Concord Avenue, Tenney, Wilkin County (Author: Emily Ganzel)
  • Adjourn

The meeting is open to the public and will be held in the Deluxe Classroom 2, (Level 2), Minnesota History Center, 345 Kellogg Blvd. West, St. Paul, Minnesota.

Preservation Office staff will present a brief presentation on the history, correspondence will be entered into the record, and the board will entertain comments from people in the audience who wish to speak. Following discussion, the board will act on the nomination, rendering an opinion of whether the property meets National Register Criteria.

Worthington Armory and Community Building

225 9th Street, Worthington, Nobles County
Author: Greg Gaut, Historic Preservation Consultant


Nomination Materials

LaSalle Apartments

201 North Fifth Avenue, Virginia, St. Louis County
Author: Amy Lucas, Landscape Research LLC


Nomination Materials

Ballard House

163 West Main Street, Spring Grove, Houston County
Authors: Jane Bisel and Steve Williams, Principals, Blue Planet Museum Consulting, LLC


Nomination Materials

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