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Lost Landmark: The 1883 St Louis County Courthouse

  Note: This post appears on our blog courtesy of Lost Zenith.   The 1883 St. Louis County Courthouse, built as a temporary home for the court, but was used for almost 30 years. As you may have read, these past weeks Maryanne Norton and I have been digging up history on today’sShel/Don Building, whose […]

Duluth’s Most Endangered Buildings, Part 3: Temple Opera Block

Note: This post appears on our blog courtesy of Lost Zenith. In light of May’s status as “Preservation Month,” we want to introduce you to some Duluth buildings whose futures are currently in jeopardy. This is the third installment in the series. Parts 1, 2, 4, and 5 include the Minnesota Point Lighthouse Ruins, the […]

FOX-21 News updates future of historic county jail

  Note: This post appears on our blog courtesy of Lost Zenith. In the third part of her series on historic Duluth buildings, produced in conjunction with Zenith City Online, FOX-21 News’ Dana Thayer updates the reader on plans by developer Grant Carlson for the historic 1923 St. Louis County Jail. View it here. The […]

Duluth’s Most Endangered Buildings, Part 2: 4th Street Buildings

Note: This post appears on our blog courtesy of Lost Zenith. In light of May’s status as “Preservation Month,” we want to introduce you to some Duluth buildings whose futures are currently in jeopardy. This is the second installment in the series. Parts 1, 3, 4, and 5 include the Minnesota Point Lighthouse Ruins, the […]

Duluth’s Most Endangered Buildings, Part 1: Minnesota Point Lighthouse

Note: This post appears on our blog courtesy of Lost Zenith. In light of May’s status as “Preservation Month,” we want to introduce you to some Duluth buildings whose futures are currently in jeopardy. We start today with one of the oldest structures in Duluth, the Minnesota Point Lighthouse. Over the next two weeks we […]

FOX-21 News reports on historic municipal court

Note: This post appears on our blog courtesy of Lost Zenith. The ornate front facade of the 1909 building at 124 East Superior Street, home of the Duluth Municipal Court from 1909 to 1929. (Image: X-comm) In the second part of her series on historic Duluth buildings, produced in conjunction with Zenith City Online, FOX-21 […]

St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church Then and Now

1923 and 2013   The First Trinity Church of God in Christ was founded in September, 1976 by then, Minister Henry Brown. Church was held in the Whittier Community Center at 2600 Grand Avenue in Minneapolis. Back in 1978 the congregation left the fun side of the river and moved into the old St. Paul […]

West Broadway and Fremont Then and Now

  West Broadway has always been one of the city’s most significant commercial and cultural destinations. Although much reduced from its boom years, it remains the main street of North Minneapolis. This two story building at the corner of West Broadway and Fremont was built as a four-plex apartment in 1903, the structure was expanded […]

The Astounding Angus

Note: This post appears in our blog courtesy of Nokohaha. Consider viewing the original post here.   The Blair Flats apartment building designed by Hermann Kretz and William H. Thomas was completed in 1887. The Blair was converted to a residential hotel and renamed the Albion in 1893.  An even larger hotel , called The […]

Hennepin Avenue and 6th Street

Note: This post originally appeared on Historic Minneapolis Signs. It appears on our website with permission from the author.   Circa 1960 and 2012 (City of Minneapolis source of 1960 photo). Extant: Masonic Temple, left (8-stories), Plymouth Building, right (11 stories). Raised: New Aster Theater and Gopher Theater, right.