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

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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…

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…

Architects: Frederick Ackerman (New York) with Magney & Tusler (Minneapolis), 1926 Renovation and restoration by Ellerbe Becket, 1989 A reviewer called this “one of the most beautiful store buildings in the world.” It was the realization of the…