Historic Homes of Minnesota

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Historic homes and buildings in Minneapolis, St. Paul, Twin Cities, and throughout Minnesota. Learn the local history of old real estate and the types of architecture seen in Minnesota since the early 1800's.

Located: Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Partners in Preservation: Twin Cities Initiative 2011 on Oct 7, 2011 in Historic NewsMake sure you take the time to vote for who you think should receive top honors for the Twin Cities Partners in Preservation contest. The program is sponsored by American Express and the National Trust for Historic Preservation who will donate $1 Mil...



Summit Aveneue Home For Sale is a Great Bargain on Aug 10, 2011 in For SaleThis week a beautiful home on Summit Avenue in St. Paul went on the market with Edina Realty for the stunning price of $649,900, 265 Summit Avenue. I wrote a post about the history of the home back in May 2010. The current owners purchased the h...



Burbank-Livingston-Griggs House on Summit on Aug 3, 2011 in St Paul Historic Homes, Italianate, Summit Avenue432 Summit Avenue, St. PaulThe Burbank-Livingston-Griggs is the second oldest home still standing on the avenue and was built by James Burbank in 1862. It is constructed of Mendota Limestone and was designed by Otis E. Wheelock of Chicago. Over the y...



Italianate Home in Pelican Rapids on Jun 24, 2011 in Minnesota Historic Homes, Italianate22 Fifth Avenue Southwest, Pelican RapidsIn Pelican Rapids, Minnesota, there is a great Italianate home that sits on a hill which is listed in the National Registry of Historic Places. It was built circa 1883-1887 for Otto Andreas Edwa...



The Weyerhaeuser Mansion in St. Paul on Jun 24, 2011 in Tudor Revival, Minnesota Historic Homes, St Paul Historic Homes480 Grand Hill, St. Paul, MinnesotaDesigned by William Channing Whitney and built in 1908, this grand Tudor Revival historic home was fashioned for Frederick Weyerhaeuser towards the end of his life (1834-1912). He was a German immigrant from Ni...



First United Methodist Church in Red Wing on May 29, 2011 in Gothic, Red Wing, Historic Churches in Minnesota403 East Avenue, Red WingThe First Methodist Church of Red Wing was founded in 1853 and had a Greek Revival styled church constructed in 1858. One year later the church was damaged by a storm, and a new church was constructed on site in 1860. The Sec...