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Minnesota History: Building A Legacy

B'nai Abraham Synagogue: Construction of Canopy

  • Project Overview
  • Project Details
Building the new canopy/vestibule based on original
Detail of new canopy/vestibule and doors based on original
Building the new canopy/vestibule based on original
Before photo showing false front
Vestibule outside
Vestibule inside

Project Overview

Recipient: Friends of B'nai Abraham

To restore a historic canopy on the B'nai Abraham Synagogue, listed in the National Register of Historic Places

Project Details

To restore a historic canopy on the B'nai Abraham Synagogue, listed in the National Register of Historic Places

Fund Availability:

10/01/2010 - 04/01/2011

Legal Citation / Subdivision
LAWS of MINNESOTA for 2009 Ch. 172, Art. 1, Subd. 4 (b), Statewide Historic and Cultural Grants

Appropriation Language
(b) Statewide Historic and Cultural Grants. (i) $2,250,000 in 2010 and $4,500,000 in 2011 are appropriated for history programs and projects operated or conducted by or through local, county, regional or other historical or cultural organizations; or for activities to preserve significant historic and cultural resources. Funds are to be distributed through a competitive grants process. The Minnesota Historical Society shall administer these funds using established grants mechanisms, and with assistance from the advisory committee created herein.

Funding Amount: $7,000

Amount of Other Funds Leveraged $1,130

Project Manager

Mike Blehert

3408 Utah Avenue North
Minneapolis, MN 55427

Subject: Historic Preservation

Administering Agency

Minnesota Historical Society

Quick Facts

Project Type: Grants

Recipient: Friends of B'nai Abraham

Funding Amount: $7,000

Appropriation Years: 2011

Activity Type: Grants/Contracts

Counties Impacted: St. Louis

MN Senate District: 5

MN House District: 5A

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