What is the Healy Project?

The Healy Project is a 501(c)3 nonprofit dedicated to preserving the architectural legacy of T. P. Healy and other Minneapolis master builders.

Theron Potter Healy, “King of the Queen Anne,” was the premier master builder of the Golden Age of Minneapolis architecture, working from 1886 until his death in 1906.

“When we build, let us think that we build for ever. ”
—John Ruskin

His early houses are known throughout the metro area via the Queen Annes of the Healy Block National Historic District, visible east of I-35W at the 31st Street exit.

The Healy Project offers guided tours, talks, and community events aimed at educating about historic architecture and advocating for protecting the places and buildings that tell the stories of Minneapolis’s past.

“The greenest building is the one already built.”
—Carl Elefante

The Project supports sustainable, “green” development that saves buildings from demolition through rehab and adaptive reuse.