AIA Guide to the Twin Cities The Essential Source on the Architecture of Minneapolis and St. Paul
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Description: Get ready to discover the great architectural mecca that is Minneapolis and St. Paul. The first comprehensive, illustrated handbook of its kind,AIA Guide to the Twin Citiesis the ultimate source to the architectural riches of the metropolitan area. Organized by neighborhood and featuring a wealth of sites-from the highest point on the Minneapolis skyline to the modest St. Paul bungalow vibrant with historical and architectural significance-this invaluable reference has it all: nbsp; Illuminating entries for more than 3,000 buildings Behind-the-scenes details of the structures and their architects Lively information about local history and regional styles Highlights of important buildings nearly lost in time Sixty easy-to-read maps that pinpoint the location of every structure Dozens of planned walking and driving toursnbsp; Over 1,000 photos that illustrate significant buildings and features nbsp; RetiredPioneer Pressarchitecture critic Larry Millett has spent more than two decades researching and exploring the architectural heritage of the Twin Cities. Millettrsquo;sAIA Guide to the Twin Citiesis your ticket to the best tour in town. nbsp; Sponsored in part by the American Institute of Architects Minnesota. nbsp; Larry Milletthas written extensively about Twin Cities architecture. His books includeLost Twin Cities, Twin Cities Then and Now,andStrange Days, Dangerous Nights(all MHS Press), as well as a series of mystery novels featuring Sherlock Holmes.
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
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Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Minnesota Historical Society Press
Publication date: 5/15/2007
Size: 4.75" wide x 9.75" long x 1.75" tall
Larry Millett is a columnist for the St. Paul Pioneer Press. He lives in St. Paul, Minnesota.
|List of Maps|
|Symbols and Abbreviations Used in this Guidebook|
|Author's Note & Acknowledgments|
|University & Cedar-Riverside|
|Longfellow, Nokomis, & Fort Snelling|
|Phillips, Powderhorn, Stevens Square-Loring Heights, & Whittier-Lyndale|
|Calhoun-Isle & Lowry Hill|
|Downtown St. Paul|
|Dayton's Bluff, Payne-Phalen, & the Greater East Side|
|West Side & West Seventh|
|Summit Avenue, the Historic Hill District, & Summit-University|
|Frogtown, North End, & Como|
|Highland, Macalester-Groveland, & Merriam Park-Lexington-Hamline|
|Hamline-Midway, St. Anthony Park, & Falcon Heights|
|Major Architectural Styles in the Twin Cities|
|Chronological Overview & List of Important Buildings in the Twin Cities|