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Lowry Hill

8 Locations ~ Curated by Original research by Bob Glancy - edited by Richard L. Kronick

Synagogues

4 Locations ~ Curated by Macalester College Students and Richard L. Kronick

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A GIFT FROM "THE FATHER OF THE UNIVERSITY" • • • • 100 University Avenue SE • Charles Aldrich, architect • Beaux Arts-style • Narrated by Dean Phillips • John Pillsbury, like many Easterners, came to the tiny village of St. Anthony to…

DIVERSIFICATION: ONE MAN'S ROAD TO SUCCESS • • • • 701 5th Street SE • Architect Unknown • Greek and Italianate Revival styles • Narrated by Linda Messenger • John Dudley arrived in St. Anthony in 1852—not to make his fortune, but to…

Landmark Lagoon Cinema 1320 Lagoon Ave, Opened: February 16, 1995 Owner: Landmark Theaters Architectural style: Postmodern with Neoclassical accents The Landmark Theater Corporation built the Lagoon Cinema in 1995 to be the “sister theater”…

Peavey Plaza 1100 Marquette Avenue Landscape Architect: M. Paul Friedberg (New York City), 1975 Peavey Plaza was an instant hit. Downtown workers on lunch break and children of all ages enjoyed its water works and multiple subterranean levels.…