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22 September 2009

1921 – Merchants National Bank – 122 Broadway, Fargo, North Dakota

Architect: G. & W. Hancock A fine corner building with a lot of applied decoration including a glazed tile trim and a large inset panel proudly announcing the original business.

22 September 2009

1917 – Pontoppidan Lutheran Church, Fargo, North Dakota

Architect: Haxby & Gillespie Designed by Haxby & Gillespie, architects. It was dedicated in the spring of 1917, though services were held there beginning in the fall of 1916. The cornerstone on the...

22 September 2009

1919 – First Lutheran Church, Fargo, North Dakota

Architect: Magney & Tussler A fine church in an English Gothic Revival, the First Luthern Church was was built in 1919 by Minneapolis firm Magney & Tussler. Eschewing the more traditional stone, this...

22 September 2009

1915 – Grand Lodge of the AOUW, Fargo, North Dakota

Architect: Haxby & Gillespie Originally built for the Grand Lodge of the Ancient Order of United Workmen, this building is now known as Federal Square. A fine classical revival building, it has fine...

22 September 2009

1919 – Powers Hotel, Fargo, North Dakota

Architect: Built in two stages, the first three floors were completed in 1914-15, the top two were added later by 1919. With the extension, a more elaborate parapet was added to the hotel....

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.