Black and white photograph of the Palm Dome interior, 1918.

Palm Dome interior

Palm Dome interior, 1918.

Black and white photograph of the Conservatory exterior, ca. 1916. Photograph by William J. Hosted.

Conservatory exterior

Conservatory exterior, ca. 1916. Photograph by William J. Hosted.

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory (Como Park Conservatory)

The conservatory at Como Park in St. Paul, which opened on November 7, 1915, is a well-maintained example of a Victorian greenhouse. While many similar “crystal palaces” have been torn down, St. Paul’s conservatory has remained a center for horticulture, recreation, and education for over a century.

Color image of the former Northwest Bell Building in St. Paul, which features Morton gneiss, 2016. Photograph by Paul Nelson.

The former Northwest Bell Building in St. Paul

The former Northwest Bell Building in St. Paul, which features Morton gneiss, 2016. Photograph by Paul Nelson.

Color image of the front façade of the Ecolab building in St Paul, 2016.

Front façade of the Ecolab building in St Paul

Front façade of the Ecolab building in St Paul, 2016. The lower third is Morton gneiss. Photograph by Paul Nelson.

Color image of Morton gneiss used on the façade of the West Publishing Company building in St. Paul, 2016. Photograph by Paul Nelson.

Close-up of Morton gneiss

Close-up of Morton gneiss used on the façade of the West Publishing Company building in St. Paul, 2016. Photograph by Paul Nelson.

Graham Hall campus, ca. 1909.

Graham Hall campus

These three residential buildings comprised the campus of Graham Hall from 1902–1915. They were located on First Avenue in Minneapolis, just south of downtown, between Eighteenth and Nineteenth Streets. Image is from the Graham Hall annual catalog, 1909–1910.

Black and white photograph of the Great Northern Railway’s Winnipeg Limited crossing the Stone Arch Bridge, Minneapolis, ca. 1955.

Great Northern Railway’s Winnipeg Limited crossing the Stone Arch Bridge

The Great Northern Railway’s Winnipeg Limited crossing the Stone Arch Bridge, Minneapolis, ca. 1955.

Color image of the Blue Mounds State Park interpretive center, formerly the home of Frederick Manfred, 2012. Photograph by Wikimedia Commons user McGhiever.

Blue Mounds State Park interpretive center

The Blue Mounds State Park interpretive center, formerly the home of Frederick Manfred, 2012. Photograph by Wikimedia Commons user McGhiever.

Color image of a Blue Mounds State Park latrine built by the Works Progress Administration, ca. 1990s.

Blue Mounds State Park latrine built by the Works Progress Administration

Blue Mounds State Park latrine built by the Works Progress Administration, ca. 1990s.

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