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Local developer Alan Zemek is hoping to redevelop Amory Square in downtown Park Rapids to include retail and food venues. State cleanup funds will be used to investigate contamination in the building. (Enterprise photo)

Historical assessment shows Armory not likely to be placed on National Registry

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An assessment was recently completed on the historical and architectural significance of the Park Rapids National Guard Armory.

The Armory, which is the center of a redevelopment project spearheaded by developer Alan Zemek, will likely not be included on the National Registry after this evaluation. This doesn't change any plans, however.


"It does rule out Federal Historic Tax Credits as a source of financing," Zemek said.

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Anna Erickson
Anna Erickson is editor of the Wadena Pioneer Journal.
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