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Buildings

22 September 2009

1914 – Lowman Block, Fargo, North Dakota

Architect: Haxby & Gillespie Fine little commerial building with decorative stone parapet and name block.

22 September 2009

1914 – Ford Assembly Plant, Fargo, North Dakota

Architect: John Graham Built in 1914 as a Ford Assembly Plant, this fine building at 505 Broadway was built alongside the railway tracks for shipping of completed cars. An attractive building with large...

22 September 2009

1911 – Fargo National Bank, Fargo, North Dakota

Architect: A former bank building, this is a good example of the smaller commercial buildings from the early twentieth century. The buildings are getting less elaborate with decoration limited to the cornice and...

22 September 2009

1910 – Pioneer Life Insurance Building, Fargo, North Dakota

Architect: A fine composition with corner towers that break through the cornice on this quite long building. The facade is relatively simple but the repetitive nature of the design is quite pleasant.

22 September 2009

1910 – Stone Building, Fargo, North Dakota

Architect: Wonderfully ornate commercial building from 1920. Decorated with stone trim, it has pilasters with egg and dart moulding, a foliated frieze and an elaborately dentilled cornice with paired brackets.

22 September 2009

1909 – Loretta Block, Fargo, North Dakota

Architect: Fine commercial building with handsome parapet, that was built in several stages from 1909-16. Named Loretta by the developer Peter Elliott after his youngest daughter.

22 September 2009

1908 – Gardner Hotel, Fargo, North Dakota

Architect: G. & W. Hancock Once the finest hotel in Fargo, catering to travelling salemsmen and politicians, the Gardner Hotel is a large imposing structure with classical detailing. The building had all the...

22 September 2009

1906 – Great Northern Depot, Fargo, North Dakota

Architect: Samuel Bartlett When this building was constructed in 1906, it was on the northern outskirts of the city, now it is firmly downtown. Designed in a Richardon Romanesque style, the building has...

22 September 2009

1904 – Plains Art Museum, Fargo, North Dakota

Architect: Hammel Green & Abrahamson This 1904 building (previously the International Harvester Building) was renovated in 1996 to house the Plains Art Musuem. Typical of warehouses of the period, the structure is of...