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Architecture of Minnesota

26 January 2015

1921 – State Theatre, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Architect: J.E.O. Pridmore When the State Theatre opened in 1921, it was considered the most technologically advanced and elaborate theatre in the United States. It was designed by Chicago architect J.E.O. Pridmore in...

26 January 2015

1885 – First Baptist Church, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Architect: Kees & Fisk The third home for the First Baptist Church when the present structure was built in 1885 at 10th street and Hennepin avenue. The building was designed by the firm...

26 January 2015

1921 – Orpheum Theatre, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Opened October 16, 1921, originally named the Hennepin Theater. The theater actually consists of two separate structures: a long, fingerlike lobby that extends back from a narrow facade along Hennepin Avenue, and the...

06 February 2014

1915 – Museum of Fine Arts, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Architect: McKim, Mead & White Built on land donated by the Morrison family formerly occupied by their Villa Rosa mansion, the museum by McKim, Mead & White is one of the finest examples...

30 August 2012

1914 – Conservatory, Como Park, St. Paul, Minnesota

Architect: Frederick Nussbaumer Inspired in part by the landscape designs of H.W.S. Cleveland, Frederick Nussbaumer, Superintendent of Parks from 1891 to 1922, worked tirelessly to create an outdoor haven for the area’s urban...

06 February 2012

1889 – Post Office, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Architect: Mifflin E. Bell Fine Beaux-Arts post office building that was replaced by an art deco building on a different site in the early 1930s. Demolished in 1960. Designed under supervision of Mifflin...

08 July 2011

1889 – Small Hotel, Minneapolis

Architect: Harry Wild Jones Published in the American Architect and Building News. Harry Wild Jones was a Minneapolis based architect, who worked in Richardson’s Boston office, before staring practice on his own in...

06 July 2011

1889 – Residence, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Architect: J.W. & F.D. Orff Designed for lawyer J. Frank Collom, who later the same year, confessed to forging client signatures to appropriate their funds to the tune of $227,000. At the time...

10 November 2010

2006 – Walker Art Centre, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Architect: Herzog & de Meuron The Walker Art Center is a contemporary art center in Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States. The Walker is considered one of the “big five” museums for modern art in...