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Minnesota Mid-Century Modern Buildings

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Education Building
St. Paul, MN
Lawyers' Office
Austin, MN
The Education Building is located at the Minnesota State Fair. It appears to be mid-century modern. Does anyone know more about it? [map]

This Lawyers' Office also appears to be mid-century modern. The feature to the left of the sign is a sundial. [map]

Sterling Motel [gone]
Winona, MN
Northwestern National Life Insurance Company Building
Minneapolis, MN
I believe the Sterling Motel was built in 1957. It was demolished in 2015. For more, see this website. Evidently, this motel was part of a chain with other locations in Red Wing, MN, Clinton, IA, Minot, ND, and maybe others.

The Northwestern National Life Insurance Company Building is now known as the now known as the ING Reliastar Building. It was designed by Minoru Yamasaki and built in 1964. For more, see these websites: 1, 2, and 3. [map]

Southeast Library
Minneapolis, MN
The Southeast Library was designed by Ralph Rapson as a credit union in 1964. It was converted into a library in 1967. About two-thirds of the building is underground. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

Kandiyohi County Courthouse
Willmar, MN
The Kandiyohi County Courthouse was built in 1966. For more, see this website. [map]

Fasbender Clinic
Hastings, MN
The Fasbender Clinic was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright and was built in 1959. The building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It now houses an Edward Jones Investments office. For more, see this website. [map]

Cenex Building
South St. Paul, MN
Habitatts Tattoo
Virginia, MN
Cascade Vacation Rentals
Tofte, MN
The CENEX Building was built in 1957. The company was known as the Farmers Union Central Exchange at that time. The building is now used as office space for multiple companies. [map]

The screen at Habitatts Tattoo appears to be from the 1960s. Does anyone know what was here originally? [map]

The Cascade Vacation Rentals building was constructed by 1956. It features a concrete, hyperbolic paraboloid roof. the building originally housed Olsen's Motel & Gift Shop. For more, see this website. [map]

Moorhead City Hall
Moorhead, MN
Moorhead City Hall was built in 1973. It is located in the Moorhead Center Mall. [map]

Grand Meadow High & Middle School
Grand Meadow, MN
The Grand Meadow High & Middle School features five interconnected monolithic domes. The domes were built in 2002 which is too late to be considered mid-century but I'll include this place here anyway. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

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