Art & Architecture

Weisman Art Museum… and the shoe tree

The Weisman Art Museum on the campus of the University of Minnesota is one of the most recognizable landmarks in the Twin Cities. Hugging the east bank of the Mississippi River, the distinctive Frank Gehry design...
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Love modern architecture? 3 reasons you should be a member of Docomomo US/MN

1. “Before there was Mad Men, Design Within Reach, or Dwell there was Docomomo“… an international non-profit organization dedicated to the documentation and conservation of buildings, sites and neighborhoods of...
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Swede Hollow… in the shadow of St. Paul Brewery in the historic Hamm Brewing buildings

Swede Hollow and its immigrant story has been on my radar for almost 20 years, but last weekend was the first time I actually experienced it. The Art in the...
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At Rooms With Style, our team knows that using artwork to highlight the features of a space is integral to the home staging process. Artwork has the ability to define...
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Keith Haring: ART IS FOR EVERYBODY… exhibit not to be missed at Walker Art Center

I was excited when I heard about the Keith Haring exhibit which will be at Walker Art Center through this summer, and put the opening day panel event on our...
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Defining Mid-Century Modern Style

I am a long-time lover of the mid-century modern style, and curate a list of mid-century/modern homes listed for sale in the MLS each week as part of my weekly...
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Joseph Eichler’s mid-century modern showpiece

Joseph Eichler is known as one of the fathers of Mid-century modern design… one of the most influential developers of the Mid-century modern style tract housing for the masses, building some...
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Dave Brubeck ‘tree house’ for sale

After visiting the ‘tree houses’ on Lexington in St. Paul over the weekend it got me thinking about the unique houses built into the hills around Berkeley, California… and led...
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