The Lake District of Minneapolis
A History of the Calhoun-Isles Community
Lake District of Minneapolis by David A. Lanegran
Book DescriptionDavid A. Lanegran and Ernest R. Sandeen give us the complete history of the area-from the early Native American villages and pioneering missionaries, through the era of the grand resort and the coming of the streetcars, to the park board's remaking of the lakes and the landscape in 1911. With many vivid photographs and illustrations, the book concludes with historical walking tours of the Lowry Hill, Kenwood, East Lowry Hill, Lake of the Isles, East Calhoun, and Cottage City neighborhoods.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780816644223
(230mm x 260mm x 9mm)
Imprint: University of Minnesota Press
Publisher: University of Minnesota Press
Publish Date: 26-Mar-2004
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - David A. Lanegran
David A. Lanegran is professor and chair of geography at Macalester College. He is the author and coauthor of several books on the history and geography of the Twin Cities, including Grand Avenue: The Renaissance of an Urban Street (1996). Before his death in 1982, Ernest R. Sandeen was the James Wallace Professor of History and codirector of the Living Historical Museum at Macalester College. He served as a member of St. Paul's Historic Preservation Commission and as a partner in Lanegran, Richter, and Sandeen, an architectural preservation, design, and land-use firm.
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