Minneapolis Historical

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Preserve Minneapolis is dedicated to improving the quality of life in Minneapolis by recognizing, preserving, and revitalizing the architectural and related cultural resources of the city of Minneapolis.

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4 Red Cedar Lane — John and Selma Jager house
Architect: John Jager; remodeled by William and Susan Sandberg
Date: 1904; remodeled 1973

Style: Originally, a simple gabled structure with…

527 Marquette Avenue
Holabird and Root
Streamline Moderne - Art Deco


Rand Tower is the ambitious project of Minnesota aviation pioneer Rufus R. Rand. Rand, a family member of The Minneapolis…

The Young Quinlan Building, constructed in 1926, is a landmark representing high-quality merchandising in Minneapolis. The story of how this structure came to be paints a picture of how a demand for…

The first Chicago Milwaukee Saint Paul and Pacific Depot, Freight House, and Train Shed (Washington Avenue and Third Avenue South) were built around 1879, although the Freight House is the only…