Cultural Real Estate Development
There are examples of cultural assets influencing real estate development projects. Below are examples of African American, Asian American and Native American developments in Saint Paul.
BROWNstone Model Cities
Dr. Beverly Hawkins was perhaps the first female African American developer in Saint Paul/Minnesota. This mixed use building has a distinct African American influence including a Reading Room dedicated to the history of the Pullman Porters.
Reading Room - Pullman Porters
The Reading Room at the BROWNstone building offers an experience around the history of the railroads and the important role of the Pullman Porters
Ainh Da Yung Development
This housing development offers cultural themes from the Native American experience
Little Mekong Building
New facades added to this building in Little Mekong to provide an Asian cultural theme