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National Register of Historic Places listings in Hennepin County, Minnesota

Location of Hennepin County in Minnesota

This list is of the properties and historic districts that are designated on the National Register of Historic Places, as well as a list of those that were formerly designated, in Hennepin County, Minnesota; there are 157 entries as of August 2015. A significant number of these properties are a result of the establishment of Fort Snelling, the development of water power at Saint Anthony Falls, and the thriving city of Minneapolis that developed around the falls. Many historic sites outside the Minneapolis city limits are associated with pioneers who established missions, farms, and schools in areas that are now suburbs in that metropolitan area.

This National Park Service list is complete through NPS recent listings posted October 30, 2015.[1]

Historical background

Hennepin County

Father Louis Hennepin was the first European explorer to visit and name Saint Anthony Falls, the tallest waterfall on the Mississippi River, in 1680. While the falls were familiar to the Ojibwe and Sioux Indians who lived in the area, Father Hennepin spread word of the falls when he returned to France in 1683. The land east of the Mississippi came under England's control in 1763, and then became American territory after the American Revolutionary War in 1783. After the Louisiana Purchase in 1803, the western side of the falls became American territory as well.[2]

Zebulon Pike explored the Mississippi River in 1805 and made a treaty with the Sioux to acquire land on either side of the Mississippi River from its confluence with the Minnesota River to Saint Anthony Falls. The United States did not do much to occupy the land until 1819, when Lieutenant Colonel Henry Leavenworth was ordered to establish a military post in the area. The following year, Colonel Josiah Snelling established a permanent fort at a blufftop site overlooking Pike Island and the confluence of the Mississippi and Minnesota Rivers. The fort, first named Fort Saint Anthony and later Fort Snelling, became an island of civilization in the wilderness.[2]

In 1837, Franklin Steele established a claim for the land on the east side of Saint Anthony Falls. Within the next ten years, he established a sawmill at the falls, and lumbermen from the north began cutting trees and sending them to Steele's sawmill. In 1849, Steele subdivided his property and filed a plat for the town of Saint Anthony. Sawmilling and early flour milling attempts proved successful, and by 1855 the fledgling town of Saint Anthony had more than three thousand residents.[2] The west side of the river was part of the Fort Snelling military reservation until it was released for development in 1854. In 1849, John H. Stevens obtained 160 acres (0.65 km2) of land on the west side of the falls in exchange for maintaining a ferry at the falls. Hennepin County was established in 1852, and the settlement on the west side of the river was given the name Minneapolis, as coined by Charles Hoag. The two towns prospered as a result of industries and businesses based around the falls, but business was better on the west side of the falls. Minneapolis incorporated as a city in 1867, and three years later it merged with the village of Saint Anthony.[2]

Eventually, flour mills overtook sawmills as a dominant industry at the falls. In 1860, flour production stood at 30,000 barrels; it reached 256,100 barrels in 1869. By 1874, Charles A. Pillsbury and Company owned five mills at the falls, and in 1879, Washburn-Crosby Company (now General Mills) owned four mills. The former Washburn "A" Mill building on the west side of the falls exploded on May 2, 1878, but its owners quickly rebuilt the west side district, including a new, larger Washburn "A" Mill. Meanwhile, in 1880, Pillsbury began building the huge Pillsbury "A" Mill on the east side of the falls. It had a capacity of 4,000 barrels per day when it first opened.[3] Improvements in milling technology made it possible to grind the tougher spring wheat into a finer product, producing Minnesota "patent" flour, the finest bread flour in the world at that time. By 1900, Minneapolis was grinding 14.1 percent of the world's grain.[4]

Current listings

[5] Name on the Register Image Date listed[6] Location City or town Description
1 Abbott Hospital
Abbott Hospital
June 1, 2011
110 E. 18th St.
Minneapolis Hospital building constructed in five phases 1910–1958, reflecting the growing specialization and sophistication of the medical industry in the 20th century. Also a contributing property to the Stevens Square Historic District.[7]
2 Advance Thresher/Emerson-Newton Implement Company
Advance Thresher/Emerson-Newton Implement Company
September 20, 1977
700-704 S. 3rd St.
Minneapolis Adjoining 1900 and 1904 buildings exemplifying the Sullivanesque style influencing large industrial and commercial properties at the turn of the 20th century.[8]
3 Ames-Florida House
Ames-Florida House
October 16, 1979
8131 Bridge St.
Rockford 1856 Greek Revival house of the mill owners who founded Rockford.[9] Now a museum.[10]
4 Anoka-Champlin Mississippi River Bridge
Anoka-Champlin Mississippi River Bridge
December 31, 1979
U.S. Route 169 over Mississippi River
Champlin 1929 example of the open-spandrel concrete arch bridges developed in the Twin Cities area in the late 1920s; also noted for providing a key connection between two river communities. Extends into Anoka County.[11]
5 Architects and Engineers Building
Architects and Engineers Building
February 23, 1984
1200 2nd Ave., S.
Minneapolis 1920 joint office building for design professionals, noted for its exceptional Renaissance Revival architecture by Hewitt and Brown and association with several leading architects, engineers, and interior designers.[12]
6 George W. Baird House
March 27, 1980
4400 W. 50th St.
Edina 1886 Grange leaders.[13]
7 Bardwell-Ferrant House
Bardwell-Ferrant House
August 9, 1984
2500 Portland Ave., S.
Minneapolis Circa-1883 house given a Moorish Revival remodel in 1890; a picturesque local example of the late-19th-century fascination with exoticism.[14]
8 Riley Lucas Bartholomew House
Riley Lucas Bartholomew House
November 28, 1978
6901 Lyndale Ave., S.
Richfield c. 1853 house of prominent early Minnesotan Riley Bartholomew (1807–1894), a justice of the peace, delegate to the Minnesota Constitutional Convention, state senator, and volunteer soldier during the Dakota War of 1862. Now a museum.[15]
9 Basilica of St. Mary
Basilica of St. Mary
March 26, 1975
1600 Hennepin Ave.
Minneapolis Landmark church built 1907–14 concurrently with the Cathedral of Saint Paul; noted for its exemplary Baroque Revival architecture, association with Minnesota's religious heritage, and honor as the first Catholic basilica proclaimed in the United States.[16]
10 Bennett-McBride House
Bennett-McBride House
September 19, 1977
3116 3rd Ave., S.
Minneapolis Exemplary Queen Anne house built in 1891, particularly noted for the preservation of its interior and exterior millwork.[17] Also a contributing property to the Healy Block Residential Historic District.[18]
11 Fredrika Bremer Intermediate School
Fredrika Bremer Intermediate School
January 31, 1978
1214 Lowry Ave., N.
Minneapolis Minneapolis's oldest intact school, dating to 1886; representative of the 19th-century emphasis on education through its castle-like architecture and origin during a frenzy of construction by Minneapolis Public Schools.[19]
12 Charles H. Burwell House
Charles H. Burwell House
May 2, 1974
13209 E. McGinty Rd.
Minnetonka 1883 Carpenter Gothic/Stick style house and outbuildings built by the manager of the Minnetonka Mills Company, the first mill west of Minneapolis and nucleus of the first town in western Hennepin County.[20] Now a house museum and park.
13 Butler Brothers Company
Butler Brothers Company
March 11, 1971
518 1st Ave., N.
Minneapolis Exemplary Chicago School warehouse/office building designed by Minneapolis architect Harry Wild Jones and constructed 1906–8.[21] Now known as Butler Square.
14 Buzza Company Building
Buzza Company Building
January 24, 2012
1006 W. Lake St.
Minneapolis One of the nation's few surviving factories associated with the early greeting card industry, in use 1923–1942; also noted for its wartime conversion to producing crucial military optics 1942–1946.[22]
15 Cahill School
Cahill School
October 9, 1970
4924 Eden Ave.
Edina 1864 example of the one-room schoolhouses built across rural Minnesota in the 19th century.[23] Now managed by the Edina Historical Society alongside the Minnehaha Grange Hall.[24]
16 Calhoun Beach Club
Calhoun Beach Club
December 23, 2003
2730 W. Lake St.
Minneapolis Apartment hotel primarily built 1928–29, a rare local example of a distinctive urban housing option of the 1920s.[25]
17 Cameron Transfer and Storage Company Building
Cameron Transfer and Storage Company Building
July 14, 2014
756 N. 4th St.
Minneapolis Warehouse built 1909–1911 in sections that juxtapose traditional timber framing with newly developed reinforced concrete construction, encapsulating a major shift in early-20th-century warehouse engineering.[26]
18 Cappelen Memorial Bridge
Cappelen Memorial Bridge
November 28, 1978
Franklin Ave. and the Mississippi River
Minneapolis Leading example of the Twin Cities' renowned concrete arch bridges of the 1920s, whose 435-foot (133 m) main span was the world's longest of its type upon completion in 1923. Better known as the Franklin Avenue Bridge.[27]
19 Elbert L. Carpenter House
Elbert L. Carpenter House
September 13, 1977
314 Clifton Ave.
Minneapolis 1906 house of Elbert Carpenter (1862–1945), a lumber executive and founding sponsor of the William Channing Whitney.[28]
20 Eugene J. Carpenter House
Eugene J. Carpenter House
September 13, 1977
300 Clifton Ave.
Minneapolis 1906 house of Eugene Carpenter (1865–1922), a notable lumber executive and patron of the Minneapolis Institute of Arts.[29]
21 Cedar Avenue Bridge
Cedar Avenue Bridge
November 6, 1989
10th Ave. over the Mississippi River
Minneapolis Leading example, completed in 1929, of the monumental reinforced-concrete arch bridges built to span the Twin Cities' high river bluffs at the beginning of the automobile era; the master work of engineer Kristoffer Olsen Oustad. Now the 10th Avenue Bridge.[30]
22 Cedar Square West
Cedar Square West
December 28, 2010
1600 S. Sixth St.
Minneapolis Prominent six-building apartment complex constructed 1970–74, a nationally significant example of urban renewal as the first project funded under Title VII. Also noted as a major work of Minneapolis architect Ralph Rapson. Now known as Riverside Plaza.[31]
23 Loren L. Chadwick Cottages
Loren L. Chadwick Cottages
February 9, 1984
2617 W. 40th St.
Minneapolis Two tiny 1902 cottages, unique examples of the simple summer lodgings built in the Minneapolis lake district. Joined as a single residence in the 1970s.[32]
24 Chamber of Commerce Building
Chamber of Commerce Building
November 23, 1977
400 4th St., S.
Minneapolis Long-serving commodity marketplace that helped make Minneapolis a major international grain trade center, with three buildings constructed 1902–28. Also noted architecturally for the city's first steel building and one of its few Sullivanesque designs. Renamed the Minneapolis Grain Exchange in 1947.[33]
25 Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul Railroad Grade Separation
Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul Railroad Grade Separation
June 1, 2005
Parallel to 29th St. between Humboldt and 20th Aves., S.
Minneapolis 2.8-mile (4.5 km) trench and 28 bridges built 1912–1916 to separate rail and street traffic, an urban planning accomplishment to improve both safety and industry. Now part of the Midtown Greenway rail trail.[34]
26 Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Depot
Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Depot
November 25, 1969
W. 37th St. and Brunswick Ave.
St. Louis Park 1887 railway station that served as the primary local connection to Minneapolis; one of St. Louis Park's few surviving early buildings and a symbol of its growth.[35] Now a museum.[36]
27 Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Depot Freight House and Train Shed
Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Depot Freight House and Train Shed
November 28, 1978
201 3rd Ave., S.
Minneapolis Minneapolis' oldest surviving railway station, built 1897–9, with an earlier 1879 freight house. Also significant for their architecture, association with the milling district, and preservation of one of the nation’s few remaining truss-roofed train sheds.[37] Now a commercial complex known as The Depot.[38]
28 Christ Church Lutheran
Christ Church Lutheran
June 20, 2001
3244 34th Ave., S
Minneapolis Nationally influential modernist church built 1948–9, the master work of major 20th-century architect Eliel Saarinen, with a 1962 addition by his equally prominent son Eero Saarinen.[39]
29 Church of St. Stephen (Catholic)
Church of St. Stephen (Catholic)
August 15, 1991
2201 Clinton Ave., S.
Minneapolis Well preserved early example of a Richardsonian Romanesque/Romanesque Revival church, built 1889–1891.[40]
30 Amos B. Coe House
Amos B. Coe House
January 12, 1984
1700 S. 3rd Ave.
Minneapolis 1884 house and 1886 carriage house exemplifying the Queen Anne residences of the late-19th-century upper-middle class.[41] Now the Minnesota African American Museum and Cultural Center.[42]
31 Como-Harriet Streetcar Line and Trolley
Como-Harriet Streetcar Line and Trolley
October 17, 1977
42nd St., W. and Queen Ave., S.
Minneapolis 1908 streetcar and restored .5-mile (0.80 km) track, a working remnant of the Twin Cities' major public transit system until 1954.[43] Now operated by the Minnesota Streetcar Museum.[44]
32 Country Club Historic District
Country Club Historic District
April 26, 1982
Roughly bounded by 45th St., Arden Ave., 50th St., and Browndale Ave.
Edina Suburban residential district established in 1922, one of Minnesota's first comprehensive planned communities and the prototype for Edina's housing developments. Also noted for its homogeneous Period Revival architecture.[45]
33 Crane Island Historic District
Crane Island Historic District
August 5, 1991
Crane Island in Lake Minnetonka
Minnetrista Island with 14 turn-of-the-20th-century summer cottages, representative of the era's rise in white-collar jobs, inter-urban rail transit for commuting, and the adoption of seasonal residences among Minnesota's middle class.[46]
34 John R. Cummins Farmhouse
John R. Cummins Farmhouse
September 2, 1982
13600 Pioneer Trail
Eden Prairie Rare surviving example of a southern Hennepin County farmhouse, built in 1879 and expanded in 1910; owned by a noted local horticulturalist and diarist (1834–1921).[47]
35 B. O. Cutter House
B. O. Cutter House
January 30, 1976
400 10th Ave., SE.
Minneapolis Only surviving example of the Twin Cities' once-common Carpenter Gothic cottages, built by master carpenter B.O. Cutter for himself in 1856 and later owned by early Minneapolis leading citizen John Gilfillan (1835–1924).[48]
36 East Lake Branch Library
East Lake Branch Library
May 26, 2000
2916 E. Lake St.
Minneapolis 1924 branch library associated with the influential evolution of Minneapolis Public Library 1894–1936, and its nationally renowned director Gratia Countryman (1866–1953).[49]
37 Eitel Hospital
Eitel Hospital
December 27, 2007
1367 Willow St.
Minneapolis 1911 surgical hospital associated with a major evolutionary period in hospitals, and with influential local medical professionals George (1858–1928) and Jeanette Eitel (1875–1951).[50]
38 Excelsior Public School
Excelsior Public School
November 13, 1980
261 School Ave.
Excelsior Landmark school building constructed 1899–1901, symbolizing the maturation of Excelsior via its refined architecture and prominent siting.[51]
39 Farmers and Mechanics Savings Bank
Farmers and Mechanics Savings Bank
January 12, 1984
115 S. 4th St.
Minneapolis Bank building constructed 1891–92 and remodeled in 1908, significant as a prominent early example of the Beaux-Arts/Neoclassical style that became popular in Minneapolis.[52] Now houses a strip club.
40 Farmers and Mechanics Savings Bank
Farmers and Mechanics Savings Bank
March 2, 2006
88 S. 6th St.
Minneapolis Minnesota's only long-lived mutual savings bank, whose 1942 relocation to this building and prominent 1963 addition also convey the flight from and then stand against mid-20th-century urban decay in downtown Minneapolis as well as the architectural shift from Streamline Moderne to International Style.[53]
41 Fire Station No. 19
Fire Station No. 19
January 14, 1982
2001 University Ave., SE.
Minneapolis 1893 fire station representative of late-19th/early-20th-century design during the last years of horse-drawn equipment. Also significant as the site where kittenball, a forerunner of softball, originated among exercising firefighters seeking a more compact form of baseball.[54]
42 First Church of Christ, Scientist
First Church of Christ, Scientist
June 20, 1986
614-620 E. 15th St.
Minneapolis 1897 church noted for its exemplary small-scale Beaux-Arts architecture and status as the first Christian Science church in the Upper Midwest.[55]
43 First Congregational Church
First Congregational Church
January 15, 1979
500 8th Ave., SE.
Minneapolis 1886 Richardsonian Romanesque church designed by Warren H. Hayes on the Akron Plan for Minnesota's first congregational church, established in 1851 and noted for its community involvement.[56]
44 First National Bank–Soo Line Building
First National Bank–Soo Line Building
May 12, 2008
101 S. 5th St.
Minneapolis 1915 office building significant as the headquarters for two of the city's major companies: the First National Bank of Minneapolis and the Minneapolis, St. Paul and Sault Ste. Marie Railroad.[57]
45 First Presbyterian Church of Oak Grove Cemetery
First Presbyterian Church of Oak Grove Cemetery
November 24, 2014
10340 Lyndale Ave., S.
Bloomington Cemetery established in 1856 whose pioneer and Dakota burials and 1890 soldiers' monument reflect Bloomington's transition from frontier settlement to participant in state affairs like military service.[58]
46 Woodbury Fisk House
Woodbury Fisk House
October 6, 1983
424 5th St., SE.
Minneapolis One of Minneapolis's leading examples of Italian Villa architecture, built c. 1870.[59]
47 Flour Exchange Building
Flour Exchange Building
August 29, 1977
310 4th Ave., S.
Minneapolis High-rise office building begun in 1892 and completed in 1909, the first in Minneapolis to be designed in unadorned commercial style architecture.[60]
48 Fort Snelling
Fort Snelling
October 15, 1966
Bounded by Minnehaha Park, the Mississippi River, the airport, and Bloomington Rd.
Minneapolis Military complex established in 1819 and in use till 1946, instrumental in the development of the Upper Midwest and in the transition of the U.S. Army from a small frontier force into a major army.[61] Extends into Dakota County.
49 Fort Snelling–Mendota Bridge
Fort Snelling–Mendota Bridge
December 1, 1978
Minnesota Highway 55 over the Mississippi River
Minneapolis 4,119-foot (1,255 m) bridge constructed 1925–26, noted for its sophisticated design and original status as the world's longest continuous concrete arch bridge. Extends into Dakota County.[62]
50 Foshay Tower
Foshay Tower
September 20, 1978
821 Marquette Ave.
Minneapolis Lavish office building constructed 1927–29 to be Minneapolis's tallest skyscraper; noted for its unique obelisk-shaped design and its embodiment of the conspicuous consumption of the Roaring Twenties.[63]
51 Lawrence A. and Mary Fournier House
Lawrence A. and Mary Fournier House
May 18, 1995
3505 Sheridan Ave. N.
Minneapolis 1910 bungalow exhibiting the emergence of Prairie School architecture within the Arts and Crafts movement.[64]
52 Fowler Methodist Episcopal Church
Fowler Methodist Episcopal Church
January 30, 1976
2011 Dupont Ave., S.
Minneapolis Church begun by Warren H. Hayes in 1894 and completed by Harry Wild Jones in 1906, the only combined work of these major Minnesota architects. Also a symbol of the community works of the Scottish Rite since becoming the Scottish Rite Temple in 1915.[65]
53 Franklin Branch Library
Franklin Branch Library
May 26, 2000
1314 W. Franklin Ave.
Minneapolis 1914 Carnegie library associated with the influential evolution of Minneapolis Public Library 1894–1936, and its nationally renowned director Gratia Countryman (1866–1953).[66]
54 Gethsemane Episcopal Church
Gethsemane Episcopal Church
March 8, 1984
901-905 4th Ave., S.
Minneapolis 1884 church noted for its Gothic Revival architecture and its status as one of the oldest surviving churches in Minneapolis.[67]
55 Peter Gideon Farmhouse
Peter Gideon Farmhouse
September 17, 1974
24590 Glen Rd.
Shorewood House and orchard where horticulturalist Peter Gideon (1820–1899) experimented beginning in 1854 to produce winter-hearty fruit trees, succeeding most notably with the Wealthy apple.[68]
56 Glen Lake Children's Camp
Glen Lake Children's Camp
August 5, 1999
6350 Indian Chief Rd.
Eden Prairie One of the nation's few surviving examples of a summer camp for children with [69]
57 John G. and Minnie Gluek House and Carriage House
John G. and Minnie Gluek House and Carriage House
February 9, 1990
2447 Bryant Ave., S.
Minneapolis Influential [70]
58 Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church
Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church
January 9, 1997
324 Harvard St., SE.
Minneapolis Church of a Swedish American congregation built 1915–17, noted for its Gothic Revival architecture and deliberate Americanization efforts to attract younger members not socially reliant on an ethnic church.[71]
59 Great Northern Implement Company
Great Northern Implement Company
September 13, 1977
616 S. 3rd St.
Minneapolis 1910 commercial/industrial building noted for its highly restrained ornamentation, inspired by the work of influential architect Louis Sullivan. Also known as the Pittsburgh Plate Glass Company Building.[72]
60 Great Northern Railroad Depot
Great Northern Railroad Depot
July 7, 1981
402 E. Lake St.
Wayzata 1906 passenger/freight depot noted for its architecture and association with Wayzata's late-19th-century opposition to and early-20th-century embrace of the Great Northern Railway's route along its lakeside downtown.[73] Now houses a museum.[74]
61 Jonathan Taylor Grimes House
Jonathan Taylor Grimes House
March 16, 1976
4200 W. 44th St.
Edina 1869 Gothic Revival house of an early Minnesota horticulturalist (1818–1903), who supplied Minneapolis with many of its shade trees and planted the first ginkgo and catalpa trees in the state.[75]
62 Hagel Family Farm
Hagel Family Farm
December 27, 2006
11475 Tilton Trail, S.
Rogers vicinity Unusually intact example of the diversified family farms that characterized Minnesota agriculture in the late 19th and first half of the 20th centuries. Established c. 1855, with 18 contributing properties mostly built in the 1890s.[76]
63 Hanover Bridge
Hanover Bridge
December 11, 1979
Off County Highway 19 over the Crow River
Hanover Oldest and most intact example—built in 1885—of the pin-connected Pratt truss bridges once common in the area. Now restricted to pedestrian traffic. Extends into Wright County.[77]
64 Healy Block Residential Historic District
Healy Block Residential Historic District
May 27, 1993
3101–3145 2nd Ave., S. and 3116–3124 3rd Ave., S.
Minneapolis 14 similar houses built 1886–1898 by contractor Theron P. Healy, exemplifying the phenomenon of upper-middle-class residential blocks designed and built by single contractors during Minneapolis's late-19th-century boom years.[18]
65 Hennepin County Library
Hennepin County Library
October 2, 1978
4915 N. 42nd Ave.
Robbinsdale 1925 library established entirely through local fundraising led by the Robbinsdale Library Club, symbolizing the self-improvement culture of the early 20th century.[78] Now the Robbinsdale Historical Society Museum.[79]
66 Hennepin Theatre
Hennepin Theatre
January 19, 1996
910 Hennepin Ave.
Minneapolis Leading 1921 example of the ornate vaudeville theatres of the early 20th century, associated with the entertainment district and popular culture of Minneapolis and with major national chain the Orpheum Circuit.[80] Now the Orpheum Theatre.[81]
67 Edwin H. Hewitt House
Edwin H. Hewitt House
April 6, 1978
126 E. Franklin Ave.
Minneapolis 1906 Tudor Revival house built for himself by prominent Minnesota architect Edwin Hawley Hewitt.[82] Now a funeral home.[83]
68 Hinkle-Murphy House
Hinkle-Murphy House
September 20, 1984
619 10th St., S.
Minneapolis Minnesota's oldest surviving Colonial Revival architecture introduced to the state by architects William Channing Whitney and Harry Wild Jones in the late 1880s.[84]
69 Hollywood Theater
Hollywood Theater
February 5, 2014
2815 Johnson St., NE
Minneapolis 1935 Streamline Moderne movie theater designed by prominent theater architects Liebenberg & Kaplan; also associated with the growth of locally owned, streetcar-accessible neighborhood cinemas during the Great Depression.[85]
70 Intercity Bridge
Intercity Bridge
November 6, 1989
Ford Parkway over the Mississippi River
Minneapolis Monumental 1927 reinforced-concrete continuous-rib arch bridge designed by Martin Sigvart Grytbak. Extends into Ramsey County and better known as the Ford Bridge.[86]
71 Interlachen Bridge
Interlachen Bridge
November 6, 1989
William Berry Dr. over a Minnesota Transportation Museum street railway track in William Berry Park
Minneapolis Minnesota's oldest documented bridge of reinforced concrete, built in 1900; a very early and unaltered example using the Melan reinforcing system.[87]
72 Harry W. Jones House
Harry W. Jones House
June 7, 1976
5101 Nicollet Ave.
Minneapolis 1887 house also known as Elmwood, built for himself by major Minneapolis architect Harry Wild Jones (1859–1935) in the style of a Norman chateau.[88]
73 Lake Harriet Methodist Episcopal Church
Lake Harriet Methodist Episcopal Church
May 19, 2014
4401 Upton Ave. S.
Minneapolis Prominent Classical Revival church built in 1916, an unusual manifestation of the City Beautiful movement in an ecclesiastical building.[89]
74 Lakewood Cemetery Memorial Chapel
Lakewood Cemetery Memorial Chapel
October 20, 1983
3600 Hennepin Ave.
Minneapolis Exemplary Byzantine Revival cemetery chapel built 1908–10, modeled on the Hagia Sophia and containing Minnesota's finest Byzantine-style mosaic interior.[90]
75 Arthur and Edith Lee House
Arthur and Edith Lee House
July 11, 2014
4600 Columbus Ave., S.
Minneapolis 1923 house whose 1931–1933 occupancy by an African American family in a traditionally white neighborhood sparked one of Minnesota's largest racially motivated protests, a major incident in the broader saga of housing discrimination in Minneapolis.[91]
76 Harry F. Legg House
Harry F. Legg House
June 3, 1976
1601 Park Ave., S.
Minneapolis 1887 Queen Anne home representative of the period's housing developments and middle class residences.[92]
77 Lincoln Bank Building
Lincoln Bank Building
October 15, 2012
730 Hennepin Ave.
Minneapolis 1921 commercial building representative of 1920s consolidation in the banking industry, housing one of the city's first branch offices of a national bank.[93]
78 Linden Hills Branch Library
Linden Hills Branch Library
May 26, 2000
2900 W. 43rd St.
Minneapolis 1931 branch library associated with the influential evolution of Minneapolis Public Library 1894–1936, and its nationally renowned director Gratia Countryman (1866–1953).[94]
79 Little Sisters of the Poor Home for the Aged
Little Sisters of the Poor Home for the Aged
September 21, 1978
215 Broadway Ave., NE.
Minneapolis Landmark charitable senior housing complex whose 1895 original section is a rare surviving work by Minneapolis architect Frederick Corser.[95]
80 Lock and Dam No. 2
Lock and Dam No. 2
June 13, 2003
Mississippi River north of Lake St/Marshall Ave.
Minneapolis Remains of the first lock and dam complex on the Upper Mississippi River, in use 1907–1912; better known as the Meeker Island Lock and Dam. Extends into Ramsey County.[96]
81 John Lohmar House
John Lohmar House
April 18, 1977
1514 Dupont Ave., N.
Minneapolis Well preserved example of an upper-middle-class house in late Queen Anne style, built in 1898.[97]
82 Long Meadow Bridge
Long Meadow Bridge
May 28, 2013
Old Cedar Avenue at Minnesota River
Bloomington Minnesota's longest through truss bridge, constructed in 1920 with five camelback sections to cross a wide backwater lake. Also known as the Old Cedar Avenue Bridge, it has been closed to all traffic since 2002 due to structural deficiencies.[98]
83 Lumber Exchange Building
Lumber Exchange Building
May 19, 1983
425 Hennepin Ave., 10 S. 5th St.
Minneapolis One of Minneapolis's last Richardsonian Romanesque business blocks, built 1885–1890. Also noted for its early fire-resistant design by Long and Kees and its association with the city's lumber commerce.[99]
84 Charles J. Martin House
Charles J. Martin House
April 26, 1978
1300 Mount Curve Ave.
Minneapolis 1903 Renaissance Revival mansion and grounds, a well-preserved example of an early-20th-century urban estate.[100]
85 Masonic Temple
Masonic Temple
September 5, 1975
528 Hennepin Ave.
Minneapolis 1888 Masonic headquarters noted for its Richardsonian Romanesque architecture by Long and Kees and fine stonework.[101] Now the Hennepin Center for the Arts.
86 Maternity Hospital
Maternity Hospital
March 27, 1980
300 Queen Ave., N.
Minneapolis Surviving three buildings (constructed 1909–1916) of a pioneering women's hospital established by social reformer and women's rights advocate Dr. Martha Ripley (1843–1912).[102]
87 Milwaukee Avenue Historic District
Milwaukee Avenue Historic District
May 2, 1974
Milwaukee Ave. from Franklin Ave. to 24th St.
Minneapolis Minneapolis's first planned community for working class families—platted in 1883—with 32 surviving small houses also noted for their architectural consistency.[103][104]
88 Minneapolis Armory
Minneapolis Armory
September 26, 1985
500-530 6th St., S.
Minneapolis Armory built 1935–36, noted for its exemplary PWA Moderne architecture and innovative use of a reinforced concrete floor system.[105] Now a parking garage.[106]
89 Minneapolis Brewing Company
Minneapolis Brewing Company
June 21, 1990
Junction of Marshall St. and 13th Ave., NE.
Minneapolis Landmark brewery complex built 1891–1910, significant for its architecture by several notable architects and as a representative of a major industry of the Upper Midwest.[105]
90 Minneapolis City Hall-Hennepin County Courthouse
Minneapolis City Hall-Hennepin County Courthouse
December 4, 1974
400 S. 4th Ave.
Minneapolis Long-serving Richardsonian Romanesque government building constructed 1889–1905, called "one of the most impressive nineteenth century public buildings in the state and the Midwest" in its nomination.[107]
91 Minneapolis Fire Department Repair Shop
Minneapolis Fire Department Repair Shop
May 19, 2005
24 University Ave., NE. and 222 1st Ave., NE.
Minneapolis 1909 maintenance shop of the Minneapolis Fire Department with a 1922 addition, associated with centralization of city operations and the department's conversion to motorized vehicles.[108]
92 Minneapolis Pioneers and Soldiers Memorial Cemetery
Minneapolis Pioneers and Soldiers Memorial Cemetery
June 6, 2002
2925 Cedar Ave., S.
Minneapolis Minneapolis's oldest extant cemetery, dating to 1858 and redeveloped 1928–1936, reflecting both the city's pioneer days and an early historic preservation movement.[109]
93 Minneapolis Public Library, North Branch
Minneapolis Public Library, North Branch
December 7, 1977
1834 Emerson Ave., N.
Minneapolis Nation's first library purpose-built with publicly accessible stacks, constructed in 1893; a Near North neighborhood landmark and one of Minneapolis's few intact works by Frederick Corser.[110]
94 Minneapolis Warehouse Historic District
Minneapolis Warehouse Historic District
November 3, 1989
Roughly bounded by River St., 1st Ave., N., 6th St., N., 2nd Ave., N., 5th St., N., 5th Ave., N., 3rd St. N., and 10th Ave., N.
Minneapolis 30-block warehouse district representing Minneapolis's rise as a major distribution center in the late-19th/early-20th century, with 142 contributing properties built 1865–1930 by leading local architects.[111]
95 Minneapolis YMCA Central Building
Minneapolis YMCA Central Building
November 29, 1995
36 S. 9th St. (formerly 30 S. 9th St.)
Minneapolis Uncommon example of late Gothic Revival architecture in downtown Minneapolis, built 1917–19.[112]
96 Minnehaha Grange Hall
Minnehaha Grange Hall
October 9, 1970
4918 Eden Ave.
Edina 1879 hall of Minnesota's oldest subordinate [113] Now managed by the Edina Historical Society alongside Cahill School.[24]
97 Minnehaha Historic District
Minnehaha Historic District
November 25, 1969
Roughly Hiawatha and Minnehaha Aves. and Godfrey Rd.
Minneapolis 1889 park surrounding Minnehaha Falls, noted for its urban planning and several historic sites associated with pioneer life, transportation, commerce, and architecture.[114]
98 Minnesota Linseed Oil Company
Minnesota Linseed Oil Company
May 28, 2013
1101 South Third Street and 312 Eleventh Avenue South
Minneapolis 1904 facility of Minneapolis's leading producer of linseed oil and its products, a major Minnesota industry in the early 20th century.[115]
99 Minnesota Soldiers' Home Historic District
Minnesota Soldiers' Home Historic District
March 2, 1989
Roughly bounded by Minnehaha Ave., the Mississippi River, and Godfrey Parkway
Minneapolis State old soldiers' home with 16 contributing properties built 1888–1937, noted for its architecture, influential approach to veteran care, and landscape design by Horace Cleveland.[116]
100 Moline, Milburn and Stoddard Company
Moline, Milburn and Stoddard Company
February 20, 1975
250 3rd Ave., N.
Minneapolis A leading Minneapolis example of Chicago School architecture, built in 1886.[117] Also a contributing property to the Minneapolis Warehouse Historic District.[118] Now the Traffic Zone Center for Visual Art.
101 Elisha and Lizzie Morse Jr. House
Elisha and Lizzie Morse Jr. House
July 28, 1995
2325-2327 Pillsbury Ave., S.
Minneapolis Italian Villa-styled house with a distinctive cupola[119]
102 Frieda and Henry J. Neils House
Frieda and Henry J. Neils House
May 26, 2004
2801 Burnham Boulevard
Minneapolis 1950 house representative of the Usonian style of Frank Lloyd Wright, and the architect's only residential project in marble.[120]
103 New Main-Augsburg Seminary
New Main-Augsburg Seminary
October 6, 1983
731 21st Ave., S.
Minneapolis 1901 seminary turned campus center, noted for its integrity and longstanding importance as an educational institution. Now Augsburg College's Old Main.[121]
104 George R. Newell House
September 15, 1977
1818 LaSalle Ave.
Minneapolis 1888 Richardsonian Romanesque house of a pioneering grocery merchant (1845–1921) whose company grew into major retailer SuperValu.[122]
105 Noerenberg Estate Barn
August 18, 2015
2865 N. Shore Dr.
106 Nokomis Knoll Residential Historic District
Nokomis Knoll Residential Historic District
August 5, 1999
Bounded by W. 52nd St., West Lake Nokomis Parkway, E. 54th St., and Bloomington Ave.
Minneapolis Well-preserved subdivision on the former urban fringe, reflecting the explosion of the middle class, adoption of automobiles, and popularity of period revival architecture in the 1920s and 30s.[123]
107 North East Neighborhood House
North East Neighborhood House
July 19, 2001
1929 2nd St., NE.
Minneapolis 1919 settlement house, a notable social institution created to assist the poor and to acculturate and unite immigrants.[124]
108 Northwestern Knitting Company Factory
Northwestern Knitting Company Factory
June 3, 1983
718 Glenwood Ave.
Minneapolis Factory complex built 1904–1915 for leading national underwear brand Munsingwear. Also noted for the first frameless reinforced concrete building in Minneapolis.[125] Now International Market Square.[126]
109 Northwestern National Life Insurance Company Home Office
Northwestern National Life Insurance Company Home Office
July 16, 2012
430 Oak Grove St.
Minneapolis Headquarters built in 1924 for Minnesota's largest life insurance company, dating to 1885. Also significant for its Beaux-Arts architecture. Now the Loring Park Office Building.[127]
110 Ogden Apartment Hotel
Ogden Apartment Hotel
January 13, 1992
66-68 S. 12th St.
Minneapolis 1910 example of the once-common apartment hotel, a middle-class urban housing option of the early 20th century offering furnished and unfurnished rooms and meals from a central kitchen.[128]
111 Floyd B. Olson House
Floyd B. Olson House
December 31, 1974
1914 W. 49th St.
Minneapolis 1922 house of progressive leader Minnesota Farmer–Labor Party.[129]
112 Dr. Oscar Owre House
Dr. Oscar Owre House
March 8, 1984
2625 Newton Ave., S.
Minneapolis 1912 house noted for its Prairie School design by Purcell, Feick, & Elmslie and association with a noted professor from the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry.[130]
113 Charles and Grace Parker House
Charles and Grace Parker House
June 11, 1992
4829 Colfax Ave., S.
Minneapolis Exemplary 1913 Prairie School house designed by Purcell, Feick, & Elmslie.[131]
114 Peavey–Haglin Experimental Concrete Grain Elevator
Peavey–Haglin Experimental Concrete Grain Elevator
December 19, 1978
Junction of Minnesota Highways 7 and 100
St. Louis Park Nation's (and possibly the world's) first cylindrical reinforced-concrete grain elevator, built 1899–1900, a structure type which came to be widely used across North America's grain producing regions.[132]
115 Peavey Plaza
Peavey Plaza
January 14, 2013
1101 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis 1975 Modernist urban park plaza designed by M. Paul Friedberg and Associates. Also significant as a major component in the 1960s–70s revitalization of downtown Minneapolis.[133]
116 Pence Automobile Company Building
Pence Automobile Company Building
December 27, 2007
800 Hennepin Ave.
Minneapolis 1909 car dealership symbolizing the sudden growth of the early automobile industry; also associated with leading local dealer Harry E. Pence (1867–1933).[134]
117 Phi Gamma Delta Fraternity House
Phi Gamma Delta Fraternity House
September 15, 2005
1129 University Ave., SE.
Minneapolis Early modernist chapter house designed by Carl B. Stravs in 1912, and an influence on the architecture and planning of fraternity housing at the University of Minnesota.[135]
118 Pillsbury A Mill
Pillsbury A Mill
November 13, 1966
301 Main St., SE.
Minneapolis Only intact major facility of Minneapolis's milling district, completed in 1881 and for many years the world's largest and most advanced flour mill.[136] Also a contributing property to the St. Anthony Falls Historic District.[137]
119 Plymouth Building
Plymouth Building
February 5, 2014
12 S. 6th St.
Minneapolis 1911 commercial building significant as an influential early example of concrete frame construction and other advancements in engineering and building techniques.[138]
120 Gideon H. Pond House
Gideon H. Pond House
July 16, 1970
401 E. 104th St.
Bloomington 1856 house/mission school of Gideon Hollister Pond (1810–1878), an early missionary to the Dakota people who produced an alphabet and dictionary for the Dakota language.[139] Now preserved within Pond-Dakota Mission Park.[140]
121 Prospect Park Residential Historic District
May 12, 2015
Roughly bounded by University & Williams Aves., SE., Emerald St., SE., and I-94
122 Prospect Park Water Tower and Tower Hill Park
Prospect Park Water Tower and Tower Hill Park
November 13, 1997
55 Malcolm Ave., SE.
Minneapolis 1906 park and its distinctive 1913 "Witch's Hat" water tower, associated with city planning, urban infrastructure, architectural eclecticism, and the work of architect Frederick William Cappelen.[141]
123 William Gray Purcell House
William Gray Purcell House
October 29, 1974
2328 Lake Pl.
Minneapolis 1913 house of architect William Gray Purcell; a leading example of the Prairie School residences designed by his firm Purcell & Elmslie.[142] Now the Purcell-Cutts House of the Minneapolis Institute of Arts.[143]
124 Queen Avenue Bridge
Queen Avenue Bridge
November 6, 1989
W. Lake Harriet Boulevard over a Minnesota Transportation Museum street railway track
Minneapolis Minnesota's third-oldest surviving reinforced concrete arch bridge, built in 1905.[144]
125 Elizabeth C. Quinlan House
Elizabeth C. Quinlan House
July 25, 2012
1711 Emerson Ave. S.
Minneapolis 1925 Renaissance Revival house representative of 1920s eclecticism in architecture and the high-end residences designed by Frederick L. Ackerman.[145]
126 Rand Tower
Rand Tower
April 14, 1994
527-529 Marquette Ave.
Minneapolis 1929 skyscraper noted for its stepped Art Moderne design by Holabird & Root.[146]
127 Roosevelt Branch Library
Roosevelt Branch Library
May 26, 2000
4026 28th Ave., S.
Minneapolis 1927 branch library associated with the influential evolution of Minneapolis Public Library 1894–1936, and its nationally renowned director Gratia Countryman (1866–1953).[147]
128 Sears, Roebuck and Company Mail-Order Warehouse and Retail Store
Sears, Roebuck and Company Mail-Order Warehouse and Retail Store
July 29, 2005
2929 Chicago Ave., S.
Minneapolis Warehouse/shop complex dating to 1927, marking the transition of major American retailer Sears from mail-order to stores and the emergence of motorist-oriented commerce. Now the Midtown Exchange.[148]
129 Anne C. and Frank B. Semple House
Anne C. and Frank B. Semple House
February 26, 1998
100-104 W. Franklin Ave.
Minneapolis 1901 house and carriage house significant for their Renaissance Revival architecture.[149]
130 Sam S. Shubert Theatre
Sam S. Shubert Theatre
October 31, 1995
516 Hennepin Ave., S.
Minneapolis Exemplary 1910 Shubert Brothers theatre designed by William Albert Swasey, important in the development of the early fine theatre scene in Minneapolis.[150] Now the Cowles Center for Dance and the Performing Arts.
131 H. Alden Smith House
H. Alden Smith House
March 16, 1976
1403 Harmon Pl.
Minneapolis 1887 house noted for its exemplary Richardsonian Romanesque architecture and design by William Channing Whitney.[151] Now Minneapolis Community and Technical College's Wells Family College Center.
132 Lena O. Smith House
Lena O. Smith House
September 26, 1991
3905 5th Ave., S.
Minneapolis House inhabited by pioneering black female lawyer Lena O. Smith (1885–1966), a prominent figure in local civil rights and activism in the period 1927–1940.[152]
133 St. Anthony Falls Historic District
St. Anthony Falls Historic District
March 11, 1971
Around the Mississippi River between Plymouth and S. 10th Aves.
Minneapolis 800-acre (320 ha) district surrounding Saint Anthony Falls, nucleus of Minnesota's largest city: early landmark, source of power to Minneapolis's foundational milling industry, and site of the nation's first hydroelectric plant in 1882.[153]
134 Station 13 Minneapolis Fire Department
Station 13 Minneapolis Fire Department
December 23, 2003
4201 Cedar Ave., S.
Minneapolis 1923 American Craftsman fire station built to blend into a residential neighborhood, representing progressive planning for fire protection and urban design during a period of high growth in Minneapolis.[154]
135 Station 28 Minneapolis Fire Department
Station 28 Minneapolis Fire Department
November 12, 1993
2724 W. 43rd St.
Minneapolis 1914 fire station representing the extension of city services to Minneapolis' last outlying neighborhood, Linden Hills, and the Minneapolis Fire Department's transition to motorized equipment.[155]
136 Stevens Square Historic District
Stevens Square Historic District
July 1, 1993
Roughly bounded by E. 17th St., 3rd Ave., S., Franklin Ave., and 1st Ave., S.
Minneapolis Minneapolis' most cohesive example of high-density middle-class housing from the early 20th century, with 54 apartment buildings constructed 1912–1926 around a 1908 park.[156]
137 Stewart Memorial Presbyterian Church
Stewart Memorial Presbyterian Church
November 28, 1978
116 E. 32nd St.
Minneapolis Rare example of a [157]
138 Sumner Branch Library
Sumner Branch Library
May 26, 2000
611 Emerson Ave., N.
Minneapolis 1915 Carnegie library associated with the influential evolution of Minneapolis Public Library 1894–1936, and its nationally renowned director Gratia Countryman (1866–1953).[158]
139 Swinford Townhouses and Apartments
Swinford Townhouses and Apartments
October 25, 1990
1213–1221 and 1225 Hawthorne Ave.
Minneapolis Complex of 1886 townhouses and 1897 apartments noted for their Renaissance Revival architecture; some of the earliest compact luxury housing in Minneapolis.[159]
140 Thirty-sixth Street Branch Library
Thirty-sixth Street Branch Library
May 26, 2000
347 E. 36th St.
Minneapolis 1916 Carnegie library associated with the influential evolution of Minneapolis Public Library 1894–1936, and its nationally renowned director Gratia Countryman (1866–1953).[160] Now the Hosmer Community Library.
141 Thompson Summer House
Thompson Summer House
January 15, 1998
3012 Shoreline Dr.
Minnetonka Beach Rare intact summer house from 1887, also symbolizing the development of Lake Minnetonka as an upper-middle-class resort and the underlying economic boom of 1880s Minneapolis.[161]
142 Swan Turnblad House
Swan Turnblad House
August 26, 1971
2600 Park Ave.
Minneapolis Châteauesque mansion of Swedish American cultural promoter Swan Turnblad (1860–1933), built 1903–1910 and converted into the American Swedish Institute in 1929.[162]
143 Twin City Rapid Transit Company Steam Power Plant
Twin City Rapid Transit Company Steam Power Plant
November 25, 1994
12-20 6th Ave., SE.
Minneapolis 1903 power plant for the Twin City Rapid Transit streetcar system, the metro's main public transportation into the 1950s.[163] Also a contributing property to the St. Anthony Falls Historic District.[137]
144 United States Post Office
United States Post Office
April 1, 2010
212 3rd Ave. S.
Minneapolis Post office built 1912–1915, noted for its exemplary Neoclassical architecture.[164] Now best known as the Old Federal Building.
145 University of Minnesota Old Campus Historic District
University of Minnesota Old Campus Historic District
August 23, 1984
University Ave. and 15th Ave.
Minneapolis 13 campus buildings constructed 1886–1907, significant for their association with the University of Minnesota's first period of expansion and their designs by several notable Minnesota architects.[165]
146 Horatio P. Van Cleve House
Horatio P. Van Cleve House
March 16, 1976
603 5th St., SE,
Minneapolis Greek Revival house occupied 1862–1920s by Civil War general Horatio P. Van Cleve (1809–1891)—commander of the 2nd Minnesota Volunteer Infantry—and his wife Charlotte (1819–1907), a writer and humanitarian activist.[166]
147 George W. and Nancy B. Van Dusen House
May 18, 1995
1900 LaSalle Ave.
Minneapolis Elaborate 1893 mansion designed by notable Minneapolis architect Edgar Joralemon in an eclectic Richardsonian Romanesque/Renaissance Revival mix to symbolize the prosperity of a local business leader.[167]
148 Walker Branch Library
Walker Branch Library
May 26, 2000
2901 Hennepin Ave., S.
Minneapolis 1911 library branch associated with the influential evolution of Minneapolis Public Library 1894–1936, and its nationally renowned director Gratia Countryman (1866–1953).[168]
149 Washburn A Mill Complex
Washburn A Mill Complex
May 4, 1983
1st St., S. at Portland Ave.
Minneapolis Seven-building complex dating to 1879, associated with major innovations in the flour milling industry and the growth of General Mills.[169] Also contributing properties to the St. Anthony Falls Historic District.[137] Main building is now the Mill City Museum.[170]
150 Washburn Park Water Tower
Washburn Park Water Tower
October 6, 1983
401 Prospect Ave.
Minneapolis 1932 water tower significant as a collaboration among architect Harry Wild Jones, engineer William S. Hewitt, and sculptor John K. Daniels.[171]
151 Washburn-Fair Oaks Mansion District
Washburn-Fair Oaks Mansion District
February 17, 1978
1st and 2nd Aves., 22nd St., and Stevens Ave.
Minneapolis Seven mansions built 1884–1912, associated with the second generation of prominent Minneapolitans and embodying the fashionable architecture of the period by notable local architects.[172]
152 Wesley Methodist Episcopal Church
Wesley Methodist Episcopal Church
February 9, 1984
101 E. Grant St.
Minneapolis Leading work by the leading architect of a period of major church construction in Minneapolis, built 1890–91 using Warren H. Hayes' adaptation of the Akron Plan and other innovative features.[173]
153 Westminster Presbyterian Church
Westminster Presbyterian Church
June 26, 1998
83 12th St., S.
Minneapolis Church built 1896–97 for one of Minneapolis' oldest and most influential congregations, significant for providing social and community services since their establishment in 1857.[174]
154 White Castle Building No. 8
White Castle Building No. 8
October 16, 1986
3252 Lyndale Ave., S.
Minneapolis 1936 prefabricated White Castle building, a rare surviving example of the earliest fast food stands and their pioneering architectural use of porcelain enameled steel.[175]
155 Malcolm Willey House
Malcolm Willey House
February 23, 1984
255 Bedford St., SE.
Minneapolis Minnesota's most significant Depression-era Frank Lloyd Wright house, built in 1934 in a precursor to his Usonian style.[176]
156 Theodore Wirth House-Administration Building
Theodore Wirth House-Administration Building
June 7, 2002
3954 Bryant Ave., S.
Minneapolis 1910 house/office and surrounding park associated with Theodore Wirth (1863–1949), nationally renowned landscape architect and influential superintendent of the Minneapolis park system.[177]
157 Allemarinda and James Wyer House
Allemarinda and James Wyer House
April 18, 1977
201 Mill St.
Excelsior The largest and best preserved of Excelsior's Eastlake style summer homes built around 1880.[178]

Former listings

[5] Name on the Register Image Date listed Date removed Location City or town Summary
1 Dania Hall
Dania Hall
December 27, 1974
August 2, 2000
Corner of 5th St. and Cedar Ave.
Minneapolis Burned down in 2000.[179]
2 Excelsior Fruit Growers Association Building
Excelsior Fruit Growers Association Building
January 4, 1982
July 1, 2002
450 3rd St.
Excelsior 1910 hall of an agricultural organization.[180] Demolished in 2001.[179]
3 Forum Cafeteria
Forum Cafeteria
March 16, 1976
May 4, 1987
36-38 S. 7th St.
Minneapolis 1929 Moderne restaurant.[181] Demolished in 1979 for new development, but interior preserved and reassembled at 40 S. 7th St.[182]
4 New Century Mill
New Century Mill
October 10, 1980
April 29, 1993
Oak and 5th Streets
Minneapolis Originally listed in 1980 and expanded in 1987 (Ref #87002302). Burned down in 1990.[179]
5 Nicollet Hotel
Nicollet Hotel
November 16, 1987
March 15, 1993
235 Hennepin Avenue
Minneapolis 1924 hotel.[183] Demolished in 1991.[179]
6 Philander Prescott House
Philander Prescott House
May 21, 1975
June 25, 1986
4458-4460 Snelling Ave. S
Minneapolis 1852 Greek Revival house.[184] Demolished in 1980.[185]

See also


  • aNumbers represent an ordering by significant words. Various colorings, defined , differentiate National Historic Landmark sites and National Register of Historic Places Districts from other NRHP buildings, structures, sites or objects.
  • bNames listed on the National Register may differ from the current or most common names of the structures. For example, the Washburn "A" Mill is now known as the Mill City Museum.[186]


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External links

  • Minnesota National Register Properties Database—Minnesota Historical Society
  • Minneapolis Heritage Preservation Commission - Minneapolis Landmarks & Historic Districts
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