Certificate of Appropriateness

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This page is intended to collect public input on Certificate of Appropriateness (COA) applications that are to be heard by the Heritage Preservation Commission (HPC). Comments submitted will provide feedback to the HPC to be considered. Each page includes the information that was submitted by the applicant. The feedback provided for each project will be given to the HPC for their consideration. The page is open for feedback up until the noon on the Monday prior to the Heritage Preservation Commission meeting.

Certain changes to landmark properties, or properties within a Historic District, require a Certificate of Appropriateness before a building permit is issued. Certificate of Appropriateness' (COA's) are reviewed by the City's Heritage Preservation Commission.

The City of Edina has 11 Heritage Landmark Properties.

  • Baird House
  • Browndale Bridge
  • Cahill School
  • Edina Country Club District
  • Edina Mills Site
  • Edina Theatre Sign
  • Grange Hall
  • Grimes House
  • Hendrick & Marri Oskam House
  • Paul Peterson House
  • Wooddale Avenue Bridge

For more information on the City's Heritage Landmarks click here.


This page is intended to collect public input on Certificate of Appropriateness (COA) applications that are to be heard by the Heritage Preservation Commission (HPC). Comments submitted will provide feedback to the HPC to be considered. Each page includes the information that was submitted by the applicant. The feedback provided for each project will be given to the HPC for their consideration. The page is open for feedback up until the noon on the Monday prior to the Heritage Preservation Commission meeting.

Certain changes to landmark properties, or properties within a Historic District, require a Certificate of Appropriateness before a building permit is issued. Certificate of Appropriateness' (COA's) are reviewed by the City's Heritage Preservation Commission.

The City of Edina has 11 Heritage Landmark Properties.

  • Baird House
  • Browndale Bridge
  • Cahill School
  • Edina Country Club District
  • Edina Mills Site
  • Edina Theatre Sign
  • Grange Hall
  • Grimes House
  • Hendrick & Marri Oskam House
  • Paul Peterson House
  • Wooddale Avenue Bridge

For more information on the City's Heritage Landmarks click here.


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  • 4521 Arden Avenue-New Detached Garage

    about 1 month ago
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    CLOSED: This item will be discussed at the virtual Heritage Preservation Commission meeting on Tuesday, June 9th.

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    The subject property, 4521 Arden Avenue is located on the east side of Arden Avenue between Sunnyside Road and Bridge Street. The home is a two-story structure built in 1928. The Certificate of Appropriateness request entails the demolition of an existing garage and the construction of a new detached garage. 


    Applicant Submittal

    The Heritage Preservation Commission will review this COA request at the June 9th Virtual HPC Meeting. 

    The subject property, 4521 Arden Avenue is located on the east side of Arden Avenue between Sunnyside Road and Bridge Street. The home is a two-story structure built in 1928. The Certificate of Appropriateness request entails the demolition of an existing garage and the construction of a new detached garage. 


    Applicant Submittal

    The Heritage Preservation Commission will review this COA request at the June 9th Virtual HPC Meeting. 

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  • 4634 Edgebrook Place-New Home

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    The subject property, 4634 Edgebrook Place is located on the south and west side of Edgebrook place. The COA request is for the demolition of an existing home and construction of a new home. The existing home was built in 1951, outside the period of significance in the Country Club District and is 

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    This certificate of appropriateness request will be heard by the Heritage Preservation Commission at the June 9th virtual meeting and their July 14 meeting. 

    The subject property, 4634 Edgebrook Place is located on the south and west side of Edgebrook place. The COA request is for the demolition of an existing home and construction of a new home. The existing home was built in 1951, outside the period of significance in the Country Club District and is 

    Applicant Submittal



    This certificate of appropriateness request will be heard by the Heritage Preservation Commission at the June 9th virtual meeting and their July 14 meeting. 

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  • 4504 Arden Avenue-New Detached Garage

    2 months ago
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    CLOSED: This COA request was approved at the June 9 Heritage Preservation Commission meeting.

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    The subject property, 4504 Arden Avenue is located on the west side of Arden Avenue south of Sunnyside Road. The home is a two-story Tudor Revival style home that was built in 1926. The Certificate of Appropriateness request entails the demolition of an existing detached garage and construction of a new detached garage at 4504 Arden Avenue. The property owners of the subject property are proposing to tear down their 20’x20’, 14’ tall detached garaged and replace it with a new 20’x22’, 14’ 3” tall garage.

    Applicant Submittal

    The Heritage Preservation Commission will review this COA request at the May 12th Virtual HPC Meeting. 




    The subject property, 4504 Arden Avenue is located on the west side of Arden Avenue south of Sunnyside Road. The home is a two-story Tudor Revival style home that was built in 1926. The Certificate of Appropriateness request entails the demolition of an existing detached garage and construction of a new detached garage at 4504 Arden Avenue. The property owners of the subject property are proposing to tear down their 20’x20’, 14’ tall detached garaged and replace it with a new 20’x22’, 14’ 3” tall garage.

    Applicant Submittal

    The Heritage Preservation Commission will review this COA request at the May 12th Virtual HPC Meeting. 




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