For the first time in years, the Metropolitan Airports Commission has designated a dedicated viewing area inside the airport proper, located on Cargo Road off Cedar Avenue.
Located between two wealthy suburbs, and boasting a chic new Nordstrom as an anchor store, Ridgedale is the best argument a developer can make for the contemporary enclosed shopping mall.
The building is an impressive feat on its own merits. Aside from the materials within, it’s quite an architectural experience.
The most interesting investigations in the art aisle are in finding original, one-of-a-kind works of art. You often – not always, but often – find something quite striking.
As much as the Bandbox studios were a place for work, they were also a place for hanging out.
The headlines trumpeting the bridge focused on the aesthetic: The bridge would “add wonder to the historic waterfall already made famous.”
The Civil Engineering Building is inverted and built into the ground. When you get in the elevator, the floors go in reverse.
Trains and bicycles work well in tandem as complementary modes of transportation. The train does the heavy lifting. The bicycle, in turn, extends the range.
You can’t use last year’s bingo cards and expect accurate results. The culture has moved on!
Chicago artist Marc Fischer explores the relationship between domestic spaces, urban and suburban neighborhoods, and underground hardcore and punk bands of the 1980s.
Walk south from the Green Line and you’ll see two attractive buildings dating from the 1910s. Both tell very interesting stories in the names carved above the front doors.
If anyone deserves a star on Hennepin Avenue alongside Tippi Hedren and Marion Ross, it’s James Hong, one of the great cult character actors of the past 50 years.
The two remaining slots are open to at least six possibilities: Ramsey Hill, St. Clair Hill, Mount Airy, Mount Ida, Crocus Hill and Prospect Park.
To claim seven hills is a way to draw a parallel between your city and the glories of Rome, to say, “We, too, deserve triumphs, adorn villas, and our posterity will erect convents.”
To the south, there’s the glowing mural on the side of Creative Lighting. To the north, there’s the perspective-shifting facade at Flannery Construction.
The lowlands, valleys and floodplains along the Mississippi River are less visible and less celebrated than the city’s bluffs and hills.
Morningside can lay claim to all sorts of other bona fides, besides those in the realm of film. It’s a little urban village with a fascinating history; a part of Edina, but only fitfully.
Prosperity Avenue will never be mistaken for Summit Avenue. But I encountered four sites (sights?) that seemed to me, under the circumstances, to say something about prosperity.
The ’88 guidebook focused primarily on organizations providing free literature related to the supernatural, the occult, the political, the radical, and other varieties of non-mainstream thought.
There may be no commercial enterprise in the state of Minnesota that utilizes more handmade signage per square foot than Jim’s Apple Farm, aka MINNESOTA’S LARGEST CANDY STORE.