How Architecture Has Shaped the State

Three Thousand Years of Building in Minnesota

Expert Essay: Architectural historian Larry Millett, author of Lost Twin Cities and numerous other books, offers a colorful tour of notable Minnesota buildings and building styles, from American Indian burial mounds to Beaux Arts monuments and suburban big boxes.

Color image of an aerial view of the Great Northern Depot and the surrounding area, looking north, 1978.

Aerial view of the Great Northern Depot and the surrounding area, Minneapolis

Aerial view of the Great Northern Depot and the surrounding area, looking north, 1978. Photograph by Charles Chamblis.

Black and white photograph of the interior of the Minneapolis Great Northern Depot waiting room, 1950.

Minneapolis Great Northern Depot waiting room

Interior of the Minneapolis Great Northern Depot waiting room, 1950.

Black and white photograph of the interior of the Minneapolis Great Northern Depot waiting room, 1950.

Minneapolis Great Northern Depot waiting room

Interior of the Minneapolis Great Northern Depot waiting room, 1950.

Black and white photograph of the Minneapolis Great Northern Depot, 1949.

Minneapolis Great Northern Depot

Minneapolis Great Northern Depot, 1949.

Color postcard showing the Great Northern Depot, Minneapolis, 1945.

Great Northern Depot, Minneapolis

Great Northern Depot, Minneapolis, 1945.

Black and white photograph of Workmen cleaning Minneapolis Great Northern Depot, 1944.

Workmen cleaning Minneapolis Great Northern Depot

Workmen cleaning Minneapolis Great Northern Depot, 1944.

Black and white photograph of the Great Northern Depot (right) and Chicago Great Western Freight Station (left), Minneapolis, c.1918.

Great Northern Depot and Chicago Great Western Freight Station, Minneapolis

Great Northern Depot (right) and Chicago Great Western Freight Station (left), Minneapolis, c.1918.

Black and white photograph of the front of the Great Northern Railway Depot, Minneapolis, 1914.

Great Northern Railway Depot, Minneapolis

The front of the Great Northern Railway Depot, Minneapolis, 1914.

Minneapolis Great Northern Depot

The Minneapolis Great Northern Depot (also called the Great Northern Station) served as an important hub for passengers of several railroads throughout the state of Minnesota for more than sixty-five years.

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