Heritage Preservation Award

(l-r) Mayor Nancy Tyra-Lukens, 2018 Heritage Preservation Award recipient Sever Peterson and Heritage Preservation Commission Chair Steve Olson
2018 Heritage Preservation Award (Mayor, Sever Peterson, Steve Anderson) - web

The goal of the Heritage Preservation Award is to recognize an individual, family or business who has made an outstanding contribution to the preservation, rehabilitation, restoration and use of Eden Prairie's heritage resources.

Nomination Process and Timeline
Nominations may be made by persons on behalf of themselves or others, and one award is given each year. Nomination materials are available in the first quarter each year and the awards are presented at a City Council meeting in May, in conjunction with National Historic Preservation Month.

Note: There is no monetary award for the Heritage Preservation Award and members of the Heritage Preservation Commission are not eligible for the award while serving on the Commission.

Heritage Preservation Award Eligibility
The nominee shall be a person, family or business whose recent activities:

  • Have made an outstanding contribution to the preservation, rehabilitation, restoration and use of Eden Prairie’s heritage resource
  • Lives in or maintains a historic property in Eden Prairie
  • Volunteers and/or goes above and beyond a paid employee’s usual job responsibilities to promote heritage

Past Heritage Preservation Award Recipients

For questions about the Heritage Preservation Award, contact Lori Creamer at 952-949-8481.