Architectural Guidelines

Please review materials in this section first.  Provisions for submitting project proposals to the Architectural Review Committee have been updated and are described in the documents in this section.  Please review and use the documents in this first section as they provide the most updated procedures for submitting your proposal to the ARC.  For questions, call Diane Richard at 612 990-6962 or e-mail her at

Architectural Guidelines (pdf)

Flow chart

Online ARC Proposal form

Print ARC Proposal form

Additional information can be found on City of Minneapolis web sites:

See for Heritage Preservation Commission.

See for the Zoning Department.

Also see the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties: