Glensheen gardens and outbuildings, undated.

Glensheen gardens and outbuildings

Glensheen gardens and outbuildings, undated.

Glensheen from terrace garden, undated.

Glensheen from terrace garden

Glensheen from terrace garden, undated.

Glensheen from the air, undated.

Glensheen from the air

Glensheen from the air, undated.

Postcard of Glensheen from the lake, 1911.

Postcard of Glensheen from the lake

Postcard of Glensheen from the lake, 1911.

Glensheen Historic Estate

Glensheen, a mansion and grounds completed in 1908 on the shores of Lake Superior in Duluth, was built by Chester and Clara Congdon. It is famous for its beauty inside and out, and as the site of one of Minnesota’s most notorious murders.

Black and white photograph of the Pittsburgh Building, Fifth and Wabasha, St. Paul, ca. 1926.

Pittsburgh Building

Pittsburgh Building, Fifth and Wabasha, St. Paul, ca. 1926.

Black and white photograph of the St. Paul Building, Fifth and Wabasha, St. Paul, 1980.

St. Paul Building, Fifth and Wabasha

St. Paul Building, Fifth and Wabasha, St. Paul, 1980.

Black and white photograph of the Germania Bank Building, 6 West Fifth Street, St. Paul, ca. 1895.

Germania Bank Building

Germania Bank Building, 6 West Fifth Street, St. Paul, ca. 1895.

Drawing of the Germania Bank’s exterior.

Drawing of the Germania Bank’s exterior

J. Walter Stevens’ competition entry for the Germania Bank, 6 West Fifth Street, St. Paul. Reproduced in Jeffrey A. Hess and Paul Clifford Larson, St. Paul’s Architecture (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2006), 56.

A design sketch by Harvey Ellis for the interior of a bank, probably the Germania. The sketch was published in Western Architect (February 1904) and reproduced in Minnesota History 40, no. 3 (Fall 1966): 101.

Design sketch of the interior of a bank

A design sketch by Harvey Ellis for the interior of a bank, probably the Germania. The sketch was published in Western Architect (February 1904) and reproduced in Minnesota History 40, no. 3 (Fall 1966): 101.

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