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Healy Block

17 Locations ~ Curated by by Anders Christensen; edited by Richard L. Kronick

Red River Ox Cart Trail

16 Locations ~ Curated by Reggie McLeod for the Minneapolis Riverfront Partnership (Copyright 2017, Minneapolis Riverfront Partnership)

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Original owner: Arthur Miller Architect: Leroy S. Buffington Built 1907 Leroy Buffington claimed to have invented the skyscraper and for a time held a patent on the idea.

THE BIRTHPLACE OF MINNEAPOLIS • • • • Narrated by Cordelia Pierson • St. Anthony Falls is the most abrupt drop in the Mississippi River’s entire 2,200-mile length. Here, the river drops nearly 75 feet in just a few blocks: 49 feet from the…

Architects: William Purcell and Frederick Strauel (“spec” house for Henry M. Peterson) Date: 1928 Style: English Cottage Revival The dominant feature of this house is its two-story polygonal bay. As with the other houses in the neighborhood,…