Black and white photograph of the interior of the Foshay Tower, 1929–1930.

Interior of the Foshay Tower, Minneapolis

Interior of the Foshay Tower, 1929–1930.

Black and white photograph of Foshay Tower, 821 S. Marquette Avenue, Minneapolis, 1928-1929.

Foshay Tower, Minneapolis

Foshay Tower, 821 S. Marquette Avenue, Minneapolis, 1928-1929.

Foshay Tower, Minneapolis

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.

Black and white photograph of Logan Park, Minneapolis.

Logan Park, Minneapolis

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.

Black and white photograph of West River Parkway in Minneapolis, c.1910

West River Parkway in Minneapolis, c.1910

Cleveland was most passionate about Minneapolis and St. Paul acquiring the river banks in the Mississippi River gorge for parks to preserve their beauty.

Color plan for Third Ward (now Farview) Park, Horace W. S. Cleveland, 1883 Annual Report, Minneapolis Board of Park Commissioners, 1883.

Plan for Third Ward (now Farview) Park, Horace W. S. Cleveland, 1883 Annual Report, Minneapolis Board of Park Commissioners, 1883.

Cleveland's plan for Third Ward Park, now Farview Park, included a road to the top of the hill in the park and a small pond.

Map detailing Cleveland's proposal for a system of parkways in Minneapolis, 1883.

"Suggestions for a System of Parks and Parkways for the City of Minneapolis," June 2, 1883. Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board

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.

Black and white photograph of Horace William Shaler Cleveland, date unknown.

Horace William Shaler Cleveland

Horace William Shaler Cleveland, date unknown.

Black and white photograph of Horace William Shaler Cleveland, date unknown.

Horace William Shaler Cleveland

Horace William Shaler Cleveland, date unknown.

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