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Archive for month: December, 2014

Capitol Area Architectural and Planning Board

December 3rd, 2014

by Phil Hofstad, Associate AIA

Rosemary and Lt Gov Yvonne Prettner Solon

Rosemary and Lt Gov Yvonne Prettner Solon

Pictured above is Lieutenant Governor Yvonne Prettner Solon presenting Rosemary’s service award to the State of Minnesota.

From 1999-2014, Rosemary served as an architectural advisor to the Board.  She reviewed issues directly affecting zoning, planning, development and design within a 60 block area surrounding the Capitol in St. Paul.  She advised on projects ranging in scale from signs to Cass Gilbert’s Capitol $270 million restoration currently underway.

In the last two years of service, Rosemary advised on over $400 million in projects.  She served as juror and jury chair for a number of national competitions, and on selection committees for architects and contractors for projects in the area.  She regularly worked with the Lieutenant Governor, State senators and representatives, city of St. Paul officials, and board members.

At the AIA (American Institute of Architects) Minnesota Convention in November, Rosemary was honored to receive a Presidential Citation.  The award reads:  “For exemplary service to the Capitol Area Architectural and Planning Board representing AIA Minnesota for 15 years.”

Presenting the award to Rosemary is Tim Dufault, AIA (AIA MN president 2015) Tom Hysell, AIA (AIA MN president 2014), and Beverly Hauschild Baron (AIA MN Executive Vice President).

AIA MN Award

AIA MN Award

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