Thursday Night Hikes: Washburn-Fair Oaks Hike Route


Washburn-Fair Oaks Hike Route

Assembled by

Lawrence A. Martin

Minneapolis, Minnesota

November 20, 2001

Hike Route:

Start:

Start on the front steps of the old Art Institute building and proceed West on East 24th Street.

2400 3rd Avenue South: Minneapolis Institute of Arts

Turn North on Stevens Avenue South

2400 Stevens Avenue South: Preston King House/W. R. Sweatt House/City of Lakes International House; Built in 1909; Georgian Revival in style; William Channing Whitney, architect.

2300 Stevens Avenue South: First Christian Church Residence; Built in 1964

Turn West on East 22nd Street

100 East 22nd Street: Blindness Learning In New Dimensions, Inc.; Built in 1912

116 East 22nd Street: Alfred F. Pillsbury House; Built in 1903; English Tudor Gothic in style; Ernest Kennedy, architect

Turn South on 1st Avenue South

2200 First Avenue South; Nu Way House; Built in 1900

2201 1st Avenue South: First Christian Church/Site of the Charles A. Pillsbury House; Built in 1954

2206 First Avenue South: Built in 1900

2218 1st Avenue South: B. Patrick Cronin House; Built in 1900

2309 First Avenue South: Built in 1900

2312 First Avenue South: Built in 1968

2318 First Avenue South: Built in 1920

2319 First Avenue South: Built in 1900

2401 First Avenue South: Whittier Place; Built in 1925

Turn West on West 24th Street

17 24th Street East: Built in 1911

4 24th Street East: Built in 1914

2401 Nicollet Avenue South: Hark's Food Market; Built in 1915

2344 Nicollet Avenue: Former Hardware Mutual Insurance Building; Built in 1923

19 24th Street West: Built in 1915

22 24th Street West: Built in 1956

Turn North on Blaisdell Avenue South

2401 Blaisdell Avenue South: Built in 1915

2400 Blaisdell Avenue South: Built in 1903

2322 Blaisdell Avenue South: Former Charles Argalis Bovey Mansion/Blaisdell Manor; Built in 1915; Georgian in style

2312 Blaisdell Avenue South: Built in 1963

2302 Blaisdell Avenue South: George H. Rogers House/Alex A. Cirkler House; Built in 1909

2222 Blaisdell Avenue South: Built in 1966

2221 Blaisdell Avenue South: Built in 1965

2215 Blaisdell Avenue South: Built in 1964

2214 Blaisdell Avenue South: James H. McCarthy, Sr., House; Built in 1900

2208 Blaisdell Avenue South: William S. Jones House; Built in 1913

2201 Blaisdell Avenue South: Built in 1959

2200 Blaisdell Avenue South: Built in 1970

2118 Blaisdell Avenue South: Built in 1913.

Turn West on East 22nd Street

26 22nd Street West: The Marie Antoinette; Built in 1939

301-305 22nd Street West: Built in 1910

304-308 22nd Street West: Built in 1939

Turn North on Pillsbury Avenue South

2201 Pillsbury Avenue South: Built in 1910

2200 Pillsbury Avenue South: Westbriar Apartments/Former Cavour Langdon Residence; Built in 1960

2119 Pillsbury Avenue South: Built in 1971

2118 Pillsbury Avenue South:

2118 1/2 Pillsbury Avenue South: Built in 1903

2115 Pillsbury Avenue South: Former Carlson Manor; Built in 1931

2112 Pillsbury Avenue South: Built in 1909

2108 Pillsbury Avenue South: Built in 1909

2100 Pillsbury Avenue South: The Sexual Violence Center; Built in 1913

2020 Pillsbury Avenue South: Built in 1960

2017 Pillsbury Avenue South: Built in 1971

2011 Pillsbury Avenue South: Built in 1908

2008 Pillsbury Avenue South: Former Heatherwood Bed & Breakfast/William A. Lancaster Mansion; Built in 1906

2002 Pillsbury Avenue South: Washington Yale Dennis House; Built in 1903

Cross Franklin Avenue and one block North of Franklin Avenue turn East on Groveland Avenue

Turn South on LaSalle Avenue

1818 LaSalle Avenue: Chateau LaSalle; Built in 1888; Charles Sumner Sedgwick, architect; Richardsonian Romanesque in style.

1900 LaSalle Avenue: George W. Van Dusen and Nancy B. Van Dusen House/1900 LaSalle Guest House/Van Dusen Center; Built in 1892, addition in 1961; Beaux Arts/Richardsonian Romanesque/French Renaissance/Chateauesque in style for the house and Contemporary for the addition; Edgar Joralemon of the architectural firm Orff & Joralemon, original architect, David Sabaka, restoration architect; Cook Construction Company, original builder

Turn East on East Franklin Avenue

126 East Franklin Avenue: Edwin Hawley Hewitt House/SCI Minnesota Funeral Services; Built in 1906; Tudor Revival/Craftsman in style; Hewitt & Brown, architects.

Turn South on 1st Avenue South

2105 1st Avenue South: Former Caroline Crosby House/Institute for Agriculture & Trade Policy; Built in 1906; Georgian Revival in style; William Channing Whitney, architect.

Turn east on East 22nd Street

100 East 22nd Street: Charles Stinson Pillsbury House; Built in 1912; English Gothic in style; Hewitt & Brown, architects.

Turn North on Stevens Avenue South

2115 Stevens Avenue South: Edward C. Gale House/American Association Of University Women; Built in 1912; Italian Renaissance Revival in style; Ernest Kennedy, architect.

2104 Stevens Avenue South: John Crosby House; Built in 1904; Georgian Revival in style; William Channing Whitney, architect.

2100 Stevens Avenue South: Luther Farrington House; Built in 1906; Georgian Revival in style; William Channing Whitney, architect.

Turn East on East Franklin Avenue

Turn South on 2nd Avenue South

2022 2nd Avenue South: J. S. Kingman House; Built in 1900.

2116 2nd Avenue South: John S. Bradstreet/Eugene A. Merrill House; Built in 1984; French Renaissance/Chateauesque in style; William Channing Whitney, architect.

2117 2nd Avenue South: Sabaka Design architectural firm; Built in 1901.

Turn East on East 22nd Street

Turn North on 3rd Avenue South

2119 3rd Avenue South: John D. Hutchins House; Built 1884; Queen Anne in style; Kees and Fisk, architects.

Turn East on East Franklin Avenue

Turn South on Clinton Avenue South

2123 Clinton Avenue South: Southside Family Alternative School; Built in 1914.

2201 Clinton Avenue South: St. Stephen's Catholic Church

Turn West on East 22nd Street

Turn South on 3rd Avenue South

2303 3rd Avenue South: George Henry Christian House/Hennepin County Historical Society Museum; Built in 1919; Renaissance/Late English Gothic in style; Hewitt & Brown, architects.

Turn East on East 24th Street and cross I-35W on the foot bridge

Turn North on Oakland Avenue South

Turn East on East 22nd Street

Turn South on Park Avenue South

2119 Park Avenue South: Site of the Former Frederick and Mary Wells House

2120 Park Avenue South: Franklin M. Crosby House/Park House; Built in 1900.

2200 Park Avenue South: Site of the Former Sumner McKnight House/American Indian Services.

2205 Park Avenue South: Site of the Former Frank T. and Lucia Heffelfinger House

2210 Park Avenue South: Site of the Former George Peavey House; Built in 1903; Renaissance Revival in style; Charles F. Haglin, architect.

2215 Park Avenue South: Site of the Former James Ford Bell and Louise Heffelfinger Bell House/Phillips Eye Institute.

2300 Park Avenue South: Site of the Former James Park and Florence A. Quirk House

2305 Park Avenue South: Site of the Former A. E. Clerihew House

2313 Park Avenue South: Site of the Former E. R. and Hattie S. Barber House

2323 Park Avenue South: Site of the Former Edmund J. and Louise Phelps House

24th & Park Avenue South: Site of the Former James E. Bell House

2414 Park Avenue South: Lutheran Social Services

2415 Park Avenue South: Site of the Former James L. McCaull House

2424 Park Avenue South: Site of the Former George P. and Bessie Pettit Douglas House

2433 Park Avenue South: Pierce L. Howe House; Built in 1900.

2440 Park Avenue South: Minneapolis Electrical J.A.T.C./International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 292

2445 Park Avenue South: Anson S. Brooks and Georgia Brooks House/Lemna Technologies, Inc. Building; Built in 1900.

2446 Park Avenue South: Site of the Former Mrs. Jennie Yates House

2447 Park Avenue South: Site of the Former Frank W. and Marie Commons House

2500 Park Avenue South: Former Oliver C. Wyman and Bella R. Wyman House/St. Mary's University of Minnesota; Built in 1964.

2505 Park Avenue South: Alonzo H. and Victoria Linton House

2535 Park Avenue South: Anson S. Brooks and Georgie Andros Brooks House/Thompson Brothers Funeral Home; Built in 1919.

2540 Park Avenue South: Charles M. Harrington and Grace Harrington House/Zuhrah Shrine Center; Built in 1906; Kees and Colburn, architects; Pike and Cook, contractors; Italian Renaissance/Renaissance Revival in style.

26th Street East & Park Avenue South: Site of the Former Andrew J. Sawyer House

2600 Park Avenue South: Swan Turnblad Castle/American Swedish Institute; Built 1903-1908; French Chateau/Chateau in style; Christopher A. Boehme and Victor Cordella, architects.

2636 Park Avenue South: Ebenezer Luther Hall

2708 Park Avenue South: Site of the Former John H. and Alice Nigh Queal House

2722 Park Avenue South: Thomas B. and Martha Lindsay House; Built in 1901.

2741 Park Avenue South: Site of the Former Chester and Fannie A. Bemis Simmons House

2745 Park Avenue South: Park Place Early Childhood Family Development Center

Turn West on East 28th Street

Turn North on Portland Avenue South

2729-2731 Portland Avenue South: Built in 1900.

2728 Portland Avenue South: Beattie Manor; Built in 1916.

2715 Portland Avenue South: Built in 1900.

2713 Portland Avenue South: Built in 1900.

2709-2711 Portland Avenue South: Built in 1913.

2708 Portland Avenue South: Built in 1884.

2702 Portland Avenue South: F. M. Yale House; Built in 1900.

2653 Portland Avenue South: W. S. Jenkins House/Oakland Square Co-op; Built in 1884.

2642 Portland Avenue South: Site of the Former Episcopal Residence/Bishop S. C. Edsall House

2637 Portland Avenue South: Built in 1901.

2634 Portland Avenue South: Site of the Former Charles B. and Edith W. Elliott House

2633-2635 Portland Avenue South: Built in 1885.

2631 Portland Avenue South: Built in 1914.

2623 Portland Avenue South: Site of the Former Charles Williams House

2620 Portland Avenue South: Site of the Former Thomas W. Stevenson House

2617 Portland Avenue South: Robert G. Cargill House; Built in 1889.

2609 Portland Avenue South: Site of the Former William H. Sudduth and Mary Norton Sudduth House/Oakland Square Cooperative; Built in 1962.

2601 Portland Avenue South: Sylvester S. Cargill and Elizabeth M. Cargill House; Built in 1900.

500 Fifth Avenue South/Former 2600 Portland Avenue South: Site of the Former Marion W. Savage and Marietta Savage House.

2546 Portland Avenue South: Willis J. Jennison House; Built in 1901.

2545 Portland Avenue South: Ebenezer Hall

2540 Portland Avenue South: Built in 1900.

2532 Portland Avenue South: Built in 1900.

2530 Portland Avenue South: Edward B. Nichols and Martha Ann Stoddard Nichols House; Built in 1900.

2528 Portland Avenue South: Built in 1928.

2526 Portland Avenue South: Built in 1900.

2524 Portland Avenue South: Built in 1900.

2523 Portland Avenue South: Site of the former William B. MacLean House/Ebenezer Towers; Built in 1970.

2518 Portland Avenue South: Built in 1900.

2508-2510 Portland Avenue South: Built in 1921.

2504 Portland Avenue South: Built in 1900.

2500 Portland Avenue South: Bardwell-Ferrant House; Built in 1883 and altered in 1890; originally simple Queen Anne in style/altered to Moorish Fantasy in style; Carl F. Struck, alteration architect; Rolf Lokensgard, redevelopment architect.

2448 Portland Avenue South: Built in 1901.

2445-2447 Portland Avenue South: Built in 1904.

2444-2446 Portland Avenue South: Built in 1914.

2441 Portland Avenue South: Built in 1885.

2438 Portland Avenue South: Built in 1915.

2437 Portland Avenue South: Built in 1900.

2435 Portland Avenue South: Built in 1900.

2429-2431 Portland Avenue South: Built in 1917.

2430 Portland Avenue South: Portland Place Co-op; Built in 1971.

2421-2427 Portland Avenue South: Built in 1925.

2414 Portland Avenue South: Former Elbert McChesney House; Built in 1900.

2412 Portland Avenue South: Built in 1900.

2410 Portland Avenue South: Built in 1900.

2408 Portland Avenue South: Built in 1900.

2404 Portland Avenue South: Built in 1916.

2400 Portland Avenue South: Built in 1923.

Turn West on East 25th Street

602 East 25th Street: Willard C. and Elizabeth Pike House

Turn South on 5th Avenue South

2501 Fifth Avenue South: Built in 1917.

2505 Fifth Avenue South: Built in 1918.

2513 Fifth Avenue South: Built in 1900.

2517 Fifth Avenue South: Built in 1900.

2525 5th Avenue South: Twin City Baptist Building

2535-2537 Fifth Avenue South: Built in 1906.

Turn West on East 26th Street

Turn North on 3rd Avenue South

Turn West on East 24th Street and return to the start point at the Art Institute, going past the Children's Theatre portion of the building

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