Month: September 2020

Minnesota’s Historic Structures Are in Danger—Help Us to Preserve Their Future!

The year was 1890, and construction was finally complete on Minneapolis’ first skyscraper. While only 12 stories and 218 feet tall (nothing compared to today’s towering superstructures), the Metropolitan Building cast an awe-inspiring shadow over the neighboring shops and offices. Costing $1 million to build (roughly $28.8 billion today), it was a true sight to behold and an […]

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