Category: Architecture

Depot Renovation Projects of St. Louis County Heritage and Arts Center

Architectural drawing (blue line on paper) showing floor plans with room numbers of the Union Depot, Duluth, Minnesota built in 1892. Also known as the St. Louis County Heritage and Arts Center, home of the Lake Superior Railroad Museum. Scale: none indicated ~ Photo Credit: Lake Superior Railroad Museum

Prindle House Ballroom, Duluth, Minnesota

Stairway to the ballroom. In 1904, William Martin Prindle (1861-1944) and Mina Merrill Prindle (1864-1963) chose William Hunt of the firm Palmer, Hall, and Hunt, as the architect of their new Duluth home built in 1905 at 2211 Greysolon Road. Mina chose William A. French and John Bradstreet to decorate the interiors. One of Bradstreet's most important commissions was the Duluth Prindle house. When the house was sold to the Minneapolis Art Institute in 1981, the living room and selected items were removed and displayed at the museum. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast [...]

Prindle House Entry Hall, Duluth, Minnesota

The entry was elaborately carved in a Moorish manner. A series of arabesque arches framed the stairway. In 1904, William Martin Prindle (1861-1944) and Mina Merrill Prindle (1864-1963) chose William Hunt of the firm Palmer, Hall, and Hunt, as the architect of their new Duluth home built in 1905 at 2211 Greysolon Road. Mina chose William A. French and John Bradstreet to decorate the interiors. One of Bradstreet's most important commissions was the Duluth Prindle house. When the house was sold to the Minneapolis Art Institute in 1981, the living room and selected items were removed and displayed at the [...]

Prindle House Living Room, Duluth, Minnesota

The living room received the greatest expenditure of money and effort by the designers. Bradstreet outlined the fireplace with Tiffany favrile glass and wrapped the slightly irregular rectangular room with brown-toned jin-di-sugi paneling, with carved sugi floral panels above the fireplace and at intervals around the perimiter. He included his Lotus Table in the setting. In 1904, William Martin Prindle (1861-1944) and Mina Merrill Prindle (1864-1963) chose William Hunt of the firm Palmer, Hall, and Hunt, as the architect of their new Duluth home built in 1905 at 2211 Greysolon Road. Mina chose William A. French and John Bradstreet to [...]

Prindle House Yellow Bedroom, Duluth, Minnesota

The second floor yellow bedroom is divided into a sitting and sleeping area. This was the guest bedroom. Bradstreet selected his favorite "dull yellow" with white furniture and woodwork for it. He created an elegant design of flower palmettes around the walls and above the doorways, and placed favrile wall sconces throughout the room. The door at the far left leads to the hall. The door to the left of the dresser is for a closet. The door to the right leads to the bathroom. In 1904, William Martin Prindle (1861-1944) and Mina Merrill Prindle (1864-1963) chose William Hunt of [...]

Prindle House Ballroom, Duluth, Minnesota

In its day, the ballroom was the only use of the third floor of the house. In subsequent years a movie screen was added for family 35mm films. In this image, it is a storage area. In 1904, William Martin Prindle (1861-1944) and Mina Merrill Prindle (1864-1963) chose William Hunt of the firm Palmer, Hall, and Hunt, as the architect of their new Duluth home built in 1905 at 2211 Greysolon Road. Mina chose William A. French and John Bradstreet to decorate the interiors. One of Bradstreet's most important commissions was the Duluth Prindle house. When the house was sold [...]

Prindle House Entry Hall, Duluth, Minnesota

The entry was elaborately carved in a Moorish manner. A series of arabesque arches framed the stairway. In 1904, William Martin Prindle (1861-1944) and Mina Merrill Prindle (1864-1963) chose William Hunt of the firm Palmer, Hall, and Hunt, as the architect of their new Duluth home built in 1905 at 2211 Greysolon Road. Mina chose William A. French and John Bradstreet to decorate the interiors. One of Bradstreet's most important commissions was the Duluth Prindle house. When the house was sold to the Minneapolis Art Institute in 1981, the living room and selected items were removed and displayed at the [...]

Prindle House Master Bedroom, Duluth, Minnesota

Mr. Prindle's mahogany second floor master bedroom has a wonderful view of Lake Superior, but this is an alternate view looking at the room's fireplace. In 1904, William Martin Prindle (1861-1944) and Mina Merrill Prindle (1864-1963) chose William Hunt of the firm Palmer, Hall, and Hunt, as the architect of their new Duluth home built in 1905 at 2211 Greysolon Road. Mina chose William A. French and John Bradstreet to decorate the interiors. One of Bradstreet's most important commissions was the Duluth Prindle house. When the house was sold to the Minneapolis Art Institute in 1981, the living room and [...]

Prindle House Yellow Bedroom, Duluth, Minnesota

The second floor yellow bedroom is divided into a sitting and sleeping area. This was the guest bedroom. Bradstreet selected his favorite "dull yellow" with white furniture and woodwork for it. He created an elegant design of flower palmettes around the walls and above the doorways, and placed favrile wall sconces throughout the room. The open door leads to the upstairs hall. In 1904, William Martin Prindle (1861-1944) and Mina Merrill Prindle (1864-1963) chose William Hunt of the firm Palmer, Hall, and Hunt, as the architect of their new Duluth home built in 1905 at 2211 Greysolon Road. Mina chose [...]

Prindle House Basement, Duluth, Minnesota

Storage in the basement. In 1904, William Martin Prindle (1861-1944) and Mina Merrill Prindle (1864-1963) chose William Hunt of the firm Palmer, Hall, and Hunt, as the architect of their new Duluth home built in 1905 at 2211 Greysolon Road. Mina chose William A. French and John Bradstreet to decorate the interiors. One of Bradstreet's most important commissions was the Duluth Prindle house. When the house was sold to the Minneapolis Art Institute in 1981, the living room and selected items were removed and displayed at the museum. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast [...]

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