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10 S 5th St. Long & Kees Richardsonian Romanesque As the booming lumbering industry began to drive the state’s economic engine, the Lumber Exchange Building was constructed in 1885 to house both the local and out-of-state trading distributors.…

Architect: Bruce Knutson Date: 1990 Style: English Cottage Revival The Josephs, who owned 5 Red Cedar Lane, sold the eastern part of their large lot, where this house was built. A timber frame surrounds the front door. The exterior surface of…

Original owner: John Speedy, owner of a paint and wallpaper store. Architect: Frank Reed Built before 1885 This is one of the 10 oldest houses in Lowry Hill. It was about to be torn down by new owners who wanted to build a larger, more…

The area known today as Old Highland was originally part of the Fort Snelling Military Reservation, which was claimed for the United States in 1809 by Lt. Zebulon Pike. In 1857, the area immediately north of Bassett Creek was separated from the…