Since 1929, the Foshay Tower has been a vital part of the Minneapolis skyline. When it was built, the thirty-two-story tower was the tallest building between Chicago and the West Coast. In the 1970s and 1980s, much taller skyscrapers were built, but the attractive Foshay Tower remained a crowning glory of Minnesota architecture.
Logan Park fountain in 1904. When Cleveland presented a plan for Logan Park in 1883, he proposed a fountain at this location, but suggested it didn't have to be built right away. It was not added to the park until 1897.
Cleveland proposed a system of connected parkways to the Minneapolis Board of Park Commissioners. This map accompanied his suggestions. The parkways he proposed are shown in red. It was published as a part of the annual report of the park board in 1883.
Horace W. S. Cleveland was a pioneer landscape architect. His greatest achievement was designing a system of parks and parkways in Minneapolis. He advocated preserving spaces for parks in the rapidly growing cities of the American West. Cleveland was especially influential in preserving the banks of the Mississippi River gorge in St. Paul and Minneapolis as parkland.