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Architecture of Minnesota

04 November 2010

1909 – St. Louis Church, St. Paul, Minnesota

Architect: Emmanuel Louis Masqueray Officially the Church of St. Louis, King of France, this was the third site of worship established by the French Canadians in the river town of St. Paul. Designed...

04 November 2010

1874 – Church of the Assumption, St. Paul, Minnesota

Architect: Joseph Reidel The Church of the Assumption was founded in 1856 by Bishop Joseph Cretin and served newly arrived immigrants from Ireland, France and Germany. Ground was broken for the first church...

04 November 2010

1915 – Hamm Building, St. Paul, Minnesota

Architect: Toltz, King & Day The Hamm Building is a 1915 limestone, terra cotta, and brick commercial building in Saint Paul, Minnesota; its ornamentation is exceptional. It is listed on the National Register...

04 November 2010

1968 – Ecolab Corporate Center, St. Paul, Minnesota

Architect: Hammel Green & Abrahamson This is the purest example of an International Style building in Saint Paul. The clean, simple lines of the stainless steel and black granite were chosen to promote...

04 November 2010

1992 – Minnesota History Centre, St. Paul, Minnesota

Architect: Hammel Green & Abrahamson The Minnesota History Center design was selected through a national competition. The winning design is an L-shaped configuration set into a hillsidel. On two sides, the building facade...

03 November 2010

1935 – 360 Wabasba Street, St. Paul, Minnesota

Architect: Now part of the Ecolab campus, this is a fine corner building in an Art Deco design.

03 November 2010

1888 – Bank of St. Paul Building, St. Paul, Minnesota

Architect: J. Walter Stevens Built as a bank, this is a fine red sandstone example of Richardson Romanesque. Formerly also known as the Germania Bank Building, it was added to the National Register...

01 June 2010

1899 – Milwaukee Road Depot, Minneapolis

Architect: Charles Frost Constructed in 1899, the Milwaukee Road Depot complex includes the former station building and one of the last long-span, truss-roofed train sheds surviving in the nation and the only remaining...

01 June 2010

2003 – Mill City Museum, Minneapolis

Architects: Meyer, Scherer & Rockcastle Built into the ruins of what was once the world’s largest flour mill, Mill City Museum is located on the historic Mississippi Riverfront. The original A Mill, built...