Minneapolis Historical

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. Click here to donate to Preserve Minneapolis or Read more About Us

Take a Tour


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

Healy Block

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

Random Stories

THE ORIGINAL AMERICAN DREAM • • • • 629 5th Street SE • Warren Hayes, architect • Queen Anne-style • Narrated by Jan Stroup • A classic immigrant success story. That’s how you could describe Peter Lees. He left Scotland in 1880 and settled…

A MUCH-LOVED COUPLE—AND THEIR HORSE • • • • 603 5th Street SE • Architect Unknown • Greek and Italianate styles • Narrated by Arvonne Fraser • The Van Cleve house, owned by Horatio and Charlotte Van Cleve, was placed on the National…

Architect: Perry Larawa Date: 1940 Style: English Cottage Revival Perry Larawa, who designed the house at 1 Red Cedar Lane for his own family, also designed this house. It was purchased by the Joseph family in the 1950s. Burton Joseph was a…