Dual rebirths: Reinvigorated Sommerfest and a redesigned Peavey Plaza

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Dual rebirths: Reinvigorated Sommerfest and a redesigned Peavey Plaza

Dual rebirths: Reinvigorated Sommerfest and a redesigned Peavey Plaza
Jul 05, 2019
MinnPost

The plan ignited the ire of the Preservation Alliance of Minnesota which, in conjunction with the Cultural Landscape Foundation, brought a lawsuit against the city in order to halt the demolition. In January 2013, the preservationists managed to get the plaza listed on the National Register of Historic Places, which quashed the city’s design and guaranteed that any future improvements had to be made within the confines of the plaza’s historic status.