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Once There Were Castles Lost Mansions and Estates of the Twin Cities

Larry Millett 1947-

c2011

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  • Title:
    Once There Were Castles Lost Mansions and Estates of the Twin Cities
  • Author: Larry Millett 1947-
  • Description: Introduction -- St. Paul. Lowertown and Dayton's Bluff -- Capitol Heights, Central Park, and College Avenue -- Summit Avenue and the Hill District -- Rice Park, West Seventh, and the West Side -- Around St. Paul -- Suburban St. Paul -- Minneapolis. Central Downtown -- Loring Park, Hawthorne Park, and Oak Lake -- Stevens Square, Washburn/Fair Oaks, and Park Avenue -- Lowry Hill -- The Lake District -- Nicollet Island, Northeast, and University -- Suburban Minneapolis.
    In Lost Twin Cities, Larry Millett brought to life the vanished architecture of downtown Minneapolis and St. Paul. Now, in Once There Were Castles, he offers a richly illustrated look at another world of ghosts in our midst: the lost mansions and estates of the Twin Cities.Nobody can say for sure how many lost mansions haunt the Twin Cities, but at least five hundred can be accounted for in public records and archives. In Minneapolis and St. Paul, entire neighborhoods of luxurious homes have disappeared, virtually without a trace. Many grand estates that once spread out over hundreds of acres
  • Publication Date: c2011
  • Publisher: Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press
  • Format: 1 online resource (376 p.).
  • Identifier: ISBN 0-8166-7866-9
  • Subjects: Mansions -- Minnesota -- Saint Paul Metropolitan Area; Mansions -- Minnesota -- Minneapolis Metropolitan Area; Lost architecture -- Minnesota -- Saint Paul Metropolitan Area; Lost architecture -- Minnesota -- Minneapolis Metropolitan Area; Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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