Museums & Churches

Franconia… free 50-acre art park turns 25

We first discovered Franconia Sculpture Park in 2008 when it was already 12 years old. Since that time it has grown from 16 acres to 50, and at 25 years...
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Mid-Century-Modern Church Masterpiece

Happy Easter 2020! I thought it would be fun to post a series of mid-century-modern churches for Easter this year. But wait… we are under a stay-at-home order. So… that...
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Four Churches on One City Block… a Guinness World Record only in NE Minneapolis

Nestled in the residential bowels of Northeast Minneapolis on a sleepy little park side block, four churches stand. Minneapolis Northeast is well known for many things. Its breweries, churches and...
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Basilica of St. Mary and Cathedral of St. Paul… the French connection

The tragic fire at Notre Dame de Paris made me think about our two magnificent churches designed by French architect Emmanuel Louis Masqueray, one in Minneapolis and one in St. Paul....
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The New Bell Museum of Natural History… featuring a new planetarium!

It’s hard to miss the distinctive new cantilevered building at the corner of Larpenteur and Cleveland in St. Paul. It may be easier to miss that this is the University...
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Minneapolis Nicollet Mall gets stunning new landmark

Westminster Presbyterian Church has been an anchor at the southern end of Nicollet Mall in downtown Minneapolis for more than 100 years. It just opened its new 40,000 sq ft...
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Don’t miss Sky Pesher at Minneapolis Sculpture Garden & Wurtele Upper Garden

The Minneapolis Sculpture Garden and Walker Art Center‘s Wurtele Upper Garden are prime examples of two of our cherished resources… the arts and the Minneapolis Park System, which is consistently ranked #1...
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Celebrating Easter at the epicenter of Lutheranism in the Land of 10,000 Choirs

Minneapolis has been called the 'Vatican' of the Lutheran Church… and Minnesota the Land of 10,000 Choirs. Both are thanks to the many Scandinavian Lutherans who settled in the upper...
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