St. Paul

Minneapolis–Saint Paul is a major metropolitan area built around the Mississippi, Minnesota and
St. Croix rivers. The area is commonly known as
the Twin Cities. St. Paul was named the capital of
the Minnesota Territory in 1849. It was incorporated as a city in 1854 and became the capital of the State of Minnesota in 1958.

Our trip took place in July 2001 and included Chicago on the way there and Sault-Ste-Marie on
the way back home. We enjoyed staying several days with friends in Minneapolis and exploring both cities. We also visited with relatives in Minneapolis.

All photos of the lanterns are taken in July 2001.
When it was possible, we tried to check the locations with Google Street View and put information in the photo caption about present conditions or existence of the lantern. A lantern is marked with (?) if we could not confirm its existence or conditions. If there is no note, it means that the lantern exists and has not changed.

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Cathedral of St. Paul; Office, 1960s.
244 Dayton Ave.
Parapet Torchiere at the Entrance.

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Former Athletic Club Building, 1917.
340 Cedar Street.
Wall Mount Light At the Main Entrance.

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Central Presbyterian Church, 1889.
500 Cedar Street.
1/2. Anteroom Pendant.
2/2. Narthex Ceiling Mount Light.

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Church of St. Louis, King Of France, 1909.
506 Cedar Street.
1/2. Wall Mount Light at the Main Entrance.
2/2. Wall Mount Light at the Side Entrance.

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Office Building, 1900s. 26 East Exchange Street.
Porch Pendant. Google 2019: Different Lantern.

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Central Towers, Apartment Building, 1965.
20 East Exchange Street.
Light Posts at the Main Entrance.

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Hamm Building, 1915; Commercial building.
404 St. Peter Street.
1/2. Wall Mount Light at the Main Entrance.
2/2. Main Entrance Arch Pendant.

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Minnesota Building, 1929.  46 E 4th Street.
Wall Mount Light at the Main Entrance.

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Former St. Paul Rubber Co, 1905.  300 E 4th St.
Commercial/Residential Building since 1980s.
Wall Mount Lights along 4th St wall.

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Public Library, 1917.    90 W 4th Street.
Wall Mount Light, Kellog Blvd Entrance.

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Former Minnesota Club, 1915.
317 Washington Street.
Pillar Torchiere at the Main Entrance.

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Ordway Center For Performing Arts, 1985.
345 Washington Street.
Column Mount Lights at the Main Entrance.

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Former Government Building, 1902.
Now Arts and History Center, 75 W 5th Street.
Main Entrance Arcade Pendant.

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Apartment Low-rise Building, 1921.
170 Summit Avenue.
1/2. Gate Pillar Lantern.
2/2. Wall Mount Light at the Entance.

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Minnesota State Office Building, 1932.
100 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Blvd.
Parapet Torchiere at the Main Entrance.
Also at the Supreme Court Building.

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Minnesota Capitol, 1905.
75 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Blvd.
Torchiere, Main Entrance Stairs and Grounds.
For the rest of the Capitol lanterns please visit
Minnesota Capitol page.