Fantastic Photogravures

Photogravures provide the lifelike detail’s of photographs and the beautiful range of whites, charcoals and blacks found in high quality prints. For many years photogravures were far superior to any photomechanical reproduction processes. Since photogravurs are created outside of the darkroom they are not really photographs. Negatives are transferred to …

The First Pavilion

There has been a pavilion on the north end of Lake Harriet since 1888.  The first one was built by the Minneapolis Street Railway Company on a piece of property that belonged to  trolley tycoon, Thomas Lowry.  The grand pavilion served as a motor line station and featured a 1500 …

Calhoun Boulevard and 36th

Originally called by the Dakota “Mde Maka Ska”, which meant White Earth Lake, settlers later named it with the Dakota name “Medoza” or Loon Lake. The United States Secretary of War, John C. Calhoun, sent the Army to survey the area that would surround Fort Snelling in 1817. Calhoun had …