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Architecture of Minnesota

17 September 2009

1973 – Marquette Plaza, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Architect: Gunnar Birkerts Architects Designed much like a suspension bridge, most of the original floors are supported by two sets of catenary cables. Underground chambers were used for vault space, and an external...

17 September 2009

1993 – Weisman Art Museum, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Architect: Frank Gehry This was Gehry’s first major project to feature his now trademark organic stainless steel facade, celebrated with great acclaim in the Guggenheim Bilbao Museoa in Bilbao and the Walt Disney...

17 September 2009

1932 – St. Paul City Hall, Minnesota

Architect: Holabird & Root Built between 1930 and 1932 and designed by architects Holabird and Root of Chicago, and Ellerbe and Company of Saint Paul, the building is Art Deco in style. In...

17 September 2009

1905 – State Capitol, St. Paul, Minnesota

Architect: Cass Gilbert When the Minnesota Territory was organized in 1849, the legislature held its first meetings in a log hotel in St. Paul. Not until five years later was the first Capitol...

11 August 2009

1892 – Swedenborgian Church, St. Paul, Minnesota

Architect: Gilbert & Taylor

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