Tag: Barrier Free Design

View of a bathroom at the Meridian Apartments, Duluth, Minnesota

A barrier-free bathroom at the new Meridian Apartments. The 39-unit Meridian Apartments, developed by United Cerebral Palsy, opened in Duluth in 1978 and offered barrier-free living for people with disabilities. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections

Blair Johnsen breaks through a barrier at the ribbon cutting ceremony for the Meridian Apartments, Duluth, Minnesota

Blair Johnsen, resident manager at the Meridian Apartments, raises his arms as he rolls through a paper banner at the ribbon cutting ceremony for the Meridian Apartments. The 39-unit Meridian Apartments, developed by United Cerebral Palsy, opened in Duluth in 1978 and offered barrier-free living for people with disabilities. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections

View of a bedroom at the Meridian Apartments, Duluth, Minnesota

An unidentified woman looks out of the window of an apartment in the new Meridian Apartment complex. The 39-unit Meridian Apartments, developed by United Cerebral Palsy, opened in Duluth in 1978 and offered barrier-free living for people with disabilities. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections

David Wihriala breaks through a barrier at the ribbon cutting ceremony for the Meridian Apartments, Duluth, Minnesota

David Wihriala walks through a paper banner at the ribbon cutting ceremony for his new residence, the Meridian Apartments. The 39-unit Meridian Apartments, developed by United Cerebral Palsy, opened in Duluth in 1978 and offered barrier-free living for people with disabilities. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections

View of a bedroom at the Meridian Apartments, Duluth, Minnesota

A bedroom at the new Meridian Apartments. The 39-unit Meridian Apartments, developed by United Cerebral Palsy, opened in Duluth in 1978 and offered barrier-free living for people with disabilities. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections

Evelyn Jernerg awards a door prize to Scott Anderson at the dedication celebration for the Meridian Apartments, Duluth, Minnesota

Evelyn Jernerg, President of United Cerebral Palsy - Duluth Area, awards a door prize to Scott Anderson, the first resident of the Meridian. They are at the Normandy Inn, attending the dedication celebration for the Meridian Apartments. The 39-unit Meridian Apartments, developed by United Cerebral Palsy, opened in Duluth in 1978 and offered barrier-free living for people with disabilities. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections

A group of people, including Karl Kassulke, celebrate the ribbon cutting at Meridian Apartments, Duluth, Minnesota

Former Minnesota Vikings player Karl Kassulke, resident manager Brian Johnsen, and others celebrate following the ribbon cutting ceremony at the Meridian Apartments. The 39-unit Meridian Apartments, developed by United Cerebral Palsy, opened in Duluth in 1978 and offered barrier-free living for people with disabilities. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections

Helmi Lammi breaks through a barrier at the ribbon cutting ceremony for the Meridian Apartments, Duluth, Minnesota

Helmi Lammi, Executive Director of United Cerebral Palsy - Duluth Area throws her hands in the air as she breaks through a banner at the ribbon cutting ceremony for the Meridian Apartments. The 39-unit Meridian Apartments, developed by United Cerebral Palsy, opened in Duluth in 1978 and offered barrier-free living for people with disabilities. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections

Goldie Karon at the ribbon cutting ceremony for the Meridian Apartments, Duluth, Minnesota

United Cerebral Palsy board member Goldie Karon stands in a doorway, speaking to others in the room, at the ribbon cutting ceremony for the Meridian Apartments. The 39-unit Meridian Apartments, developed by United Cerebral Palsy, opened in Duluth in 1978 and offered barrier-free living for people with disabilities. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections

Karl Kassulke breaks through a barrier at the ribbon cutting ceremony for the Meridian Apartments, Duluth, Minnesota

Former Minnesota Vikings player Karl Kassulke rolls through a paper banner at the ribbon cutting ceremony for the Meridian Apartments. The 39-unit Meridian Apartments, developed by United Cerebral Palsy, opened in Duluth in 1978 and offered barrier-free living for people with disabilities. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections

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