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Minneapolis, Minnesota

The Times They Are A-Changin'

This kaleidoscopic mural shows Bob Dylan throughout his transition from young troubadour to Nobel laureate.
44.9790, -93.2718
The guard tower.
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Thorp Building Navy Guard Towers

During World War II the Thorp building was guarded by the OSS, FBI, and US Navy because of the top-secret bombsight being produced there.
45.0050, -93.2481
Svedberg Studio
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Svedberg Studios

A Studio on the Fringes of the Northeast Art District.
45.0293, -93.2457
Close up of shoes on the shoe tree
Minneapolis, Minnesota

University of Minnesota Shoe Tree

No one's quite sure where this quirky university tradition originated.
44.9726, -93.2417
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Zoran's Sculpture Park

A Perpetually Under construction Park.
44.9996, -93.2718
House of Balls
Minneapolis, Minnesota

House of Balls

Funhouse of found art and participatory sculpture.
44.9684, -93.2513
The anechoic chamber
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Orfield Labs Quiet Chamber

This lab's maddening silence is good for business but bad for sanity.
44.9570, -93.2327
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Architectural Antiques

A Warehouse for All of Your Architectural Details.
45.0019, -93.2514
Beltrami Park
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Beltrami Park / Maple Hill Cemetery

From Burial Site to Bocce Ball Court.
44.9978, -93.2435
The buildings of Anoka State Hospital.
Anoka, Minnesota

Anoka State Hospital

For over a century, it was a crucial center of mental health treatment and also the source of many local legends.
45.2067, -93.3853
The Cribs in winter.
Duluth, Minnesota

Uncle Harvey's Mausoleum

The watery grave of an impractical idea.
46.7846, -92.0920
One of the "Guardians of Health."
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Washburn Park Water Tower

Eight "Guardians of Health" protect this art deco water tower from pollutants and bacteria.
44.9108, -93.2842
Vintage postcard view of the Old Man of the Dalles
Taylors Falls, Minnesota

Old Man of the Dalles

A stone face watches over the river.
45.4001, -92.6500
The headwaters at Lake Itasca
Lake Itasca, Minnesota

Headwaters of the Mississippi River

At this Minnesota state park you can easily wade across the source of the mighty Mississippi.
47.2398, -95.2077
The Sidewalk Harp.
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Sidewalk Harp

A whimsical sensor instrument for Minneapolitans to play on their walks to work.
44.9840, -93.2782
Monowi.
Monowi, Nebraska

Monowi, Nebraska

America's smallest town is run by its single citizen/mayor/librarian/bartender.
42.8286, -98.3298
Flag pole where the North-South stretch turns to the East.
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Victory Memorial Drive

A little-known memorial to servicemen and nurses killed in the line of duty during the First World War.
45.0372, -93.3191
Four Churches, One Block
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Four Churches on One City Block

Sleepy Minneapolis block beats Guinness Record for most churches on one city block.
45.0016, -93.2531
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Brickmania Toyworks

The Real LegoLand.
45.0049, -93.2477
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Broken Crow & OverUnder Mural

One of the coolest murals in Minneapolis.
45.0013, -93.2627
Elf Door
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Elf Door at Demings Height Park

Enter the Forest of the Elves.
45.0247, -93.2435
Hollywood Theater
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Hollywood Theater

The Art Deco Silver Screen.
45.0191, -93.2367
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Mill City Museum and site of "The Great Mill Disaster"

When flour explodes, it's not a pretty sight.
44.9787, -93.2570
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Alpine Asphalt's Wall of Skis

A fence constructed completely of skis on Monroe Street.
45.0075, -93.2529