Heritage Preservation Commission

The Heritage Preservation Commission safeguards the heritage of the City by preserving sites and structures that reflect significant elements of the City's cultural, social, economic, political, visual or architectural history. It promotes the preservation and continued use of historic sites and structures for the education and general welfare of the people of the City. The Commission fosters civic pride in the beauty and notable accomplishments of the past.

The Commission presents the Heritage Preservation Award annually 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.

Eden Prairie Heritage Sites Interactive Map

Heritage Preservation Commission Charter Statement [PDF]

Heritage Preservation Commission meetings take place the third Monday of each month at 7 p.m. in Prairie Room A/B at City Center.

Heritage Preservation Commission Members

  • Tara Kalar – Vice Chair
  • Cheryl Kessler
  • Steve Olson – Chair
  • Valerie Ross
  • Shanti Shah
  • Pamela Spera
  • Paul Thorp

Student Commission Members (2019-2020 School Year)

  • Maia Chavez
  • Ellyse Ferlauto
  • Lilly Hyland
  • Aditya Nandhiyar 

The City staff liaison for the Heritage Preservation Commission is David Lindahl.

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