Frank Lloyd Wright gas station, Cloquet.

Frank Lloyd Wright gas station, Cloquet.

Frank Lloyd Wright gas station, Cloquet, c.1963

Lindholm Oil Company Service Station, Cloquet

The R.W. Lindholm Service Station in Cloquet, MN was designed by American architect Frank Lloyd Wright. Completed in 1958, it was the only building concept ever constructed from Wright's utopian vision of a model American community called Broadacre City.

MN90: America's First Indoor Mall

MN90: America's First Indoor Mall

 Southdale Center, Seventieth and France, Edina.

Southdale Center, Seventieth and France, Edina

Description: Southdale Center, Seventieth and France, Edina, c.1958.

Southdale Center, Seventieth and France, Edina

Southdale Center, Seventieth and France, Edina.

Description: Southdale Center, Seventieth and France, Edina, c.1958.

Southdale, view of courtyard restaurant, Edina.

Southdale, view of courtyard restaurant, Edina

Southdale, view of courtyard restaurant, Edina.
Photographer: Minneapolis Star Journal Tribune, 10/4/1956.

Southdale, Edina.

Southdale, Edina

Southdale, Edina. Photographer: Minneapolis Star Journal Tribune, 8/14/1956.

Aerial, Southdale under construction, Edina.

Aerial, Southdale under construction, Edina

Aerial, Southdale under construction, Edina. Photographer: Minneapolis Star Journal Tribune, 12/29/1955.

Southdale Center

Donald Dayton, head of Minneapolis-based Dayton's department stores, teamed up with designer Victor Gruen to create a comfortable, convenient setting for Minnesota shoppers. In 1952, Dayton and Gruen unveiled their plans for Southdale, the nation's first enclosed, weatherproofed mall.

Overcrowded sleeping areas for patients, Fergus Falls State Hospital.

Overcrowded sleeping areas for patients, Fergus Falls State Hospital.

Overcrowded sleeping areas for patients, Fergus Falls State Hospital, 1948.

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