Casiville Bullard House

Casiville Bullard House, Front View

Casiville Bullard House, Front View, 1282 Folsom Street, St. Paul

Southdale Center

Southdale Center

Southdale, the nation's first indoor suburban shopping mall, a few years after its opening in Edina in 1956.

Ojibwe Indians standing by bull rush wigwam

Ojibwe Indians standing by bull rush wigwam

Ojibwe people standing by a bull rush wigwam, c.1910.

Northwestern Guaranty Loan Building

Northwestern Guaranty Loan Building

The Northwestern Guaranty Loan (later Metropolitan) Building, c.1892; it was the Twin Cities' tallest nineteenth-century skyscraper.

The LeDuc house, Hastings

The LeDuc house, Hastings

An 1879 view of William LeDuc's fanciful Gothic Revival house, which still stands in Hastings. Photograph by J.H. Proctor.

A color postcard of National Farmers Bank of Owatonna, c.1920

National Farmers Bank of Owatonna

A color postcard showing the National Farmers Bank of Owatonna, c.1920.

Gilbert, Cass (1859–1934)

One of America's first celebrity architects, Cass Gilbert is best known as the architect of the Woolworth Building in New York City, but he also designed the current Minnesota State Capitol building.

Casiville Bullard House, St. Paul

The 1909 Casiville Bullard House in St. Paul is a rare example of a house built and owned by an African American skilled laborer in the early twentieth century in Minnesota. It was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1997 in recognition of its significance.

Industrial Exposition Building, Minneapolis

Built in less than a year, the Industrial Exposition Building in Minneapolis housed the city's first Industrial Exposition in 1886 and the Republican National Convention of 1892. It dominated the Mississippi riverbank east of St. Anthony Falls for decades.

Buffington, Leroy Sunderland (1847–1931)

Sometimes known as the "Father of the Skyscraper," Leroy Sunderland Buffington was a prolific architect who had a lasting impact on the built environment of Minneapolis. In the 1880s, Buffington was nationally known. His architectural office employed more than thirty draftsmen, making it the largest in the region.


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