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Red River Ox Cart Trail

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

Lowry Hill

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

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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…

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 remaining property today. The original station was razed…

Architect: P.C. Bettenberg, 1936 National Register of Historic Places The Armory was a Depression-era PWA (Public Works Administration) project and exemplifies the PWA Moderne style. Like Minneapolis’s Main Post Office (also on this tour), the…

Architects: Charles S. Sedgwick & Warren H. Hayes, 1897 1911: Kindergarten room by Purcell, Feick & Elmslie (demolished). 1937 addition: great hall, hallway, and chapel 1980s addition: offices on south side 2002 addition: Wing on Marquette Avenue…