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AIA Guide to Downtown Minneapolis

AIA Guide to Downtown Minneapolis

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Author Larry Millett

Minnesota Historical Society Press (April 15, 2010)

Thoroughly researched, meticulously written, and featuring more than 250 architectural structures of wide-ranging styles, these guidebooks will enhance your enjoyment and understanding of the built history of Minneapolis and St. Paul.


Let architecture critic Larry Millett be your guide to the downtowns of Minneapolis and St. Paul, whose architectural histories display the uniqueness of these far-from-identical “twin” cities. Whether gazing at the historic Landmark Center near St. Paul’s Rice Park or discovering the Mill City Museum, built in the shell of the Washburn A Mill along the Minneapolis riverfront, these guidebooks will satisfy your craving for details about the structures and the people who built them.

AIA Guide to Downtown Minneapolis includes walking tours for Nicollet Mall, the Warehouse District, the central riverfront, and the Elliot Park and Loring Park neighborhoods. AIA Guide to Downtown St. Paul offers up the central core, Rice Park, Lowertown, and capitol districts. Each tour is copiously illustrated with current and historic photographs and paired with detailed maps.

These deeply informative guidebooks are perfect for tourists discovering the Twin Cities and residents exploring what is right next door.

Author information

Larry Millett has written extensively about Twin Cities architecture, notably in AIA Guide to the Twin Cities, Twin Cities Then and Now, and Lost Twin Cities.

  • 128 pages
  • 136 b&w photos, 7 maps
  • 4.875 x 10 inches
  • ISBN: 9780873517201

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