The U.S. Bank Stadium, with its surrounding infrastructure, embodies newness and sleekness with its shiny, multi-faceted, enormous facade. I’ve never felt as though a piece of architecture has made this much of a “statement” – but the U.S. Bank Stadium represents the Twin Cities’ commitment to technological advancement and global recognition.
After wandering in and out of the American Swedish Institute for a half-hour, we were able to view it from above. The institute’s grandiose facade contrasted with the other varied architecture along Park Avenue.
While exploring the area surrounding the M.I.A. and Washburn Fair Oaks, I noticed the symmetrical, brightly-colored row of houses framing the western side of the museum.
The Little Earth Housing Projects were adorned with beautiful and striking murals with various Native American imagery.
The ongoing construction and development along Dale Street leading into University Avenue gave the whole area an “unfinished” feel.
Simply two of the many Asian establishments along University Avenue. After taking this picture, we had a fantastic meal at Cheng Heng.
I was drawn to the ancient art carved on the side of St. Paul’s City Hall – this addition made the monstrous municipal building appear more personal.
The Richardsonian Romanesque facade of St. Paul’s Landmark Center makes a huge impression on East 5th Street
While walking around Lowertown I noticed this peculiar alley with an aesthetically pleasing mix of cobblestone, brick, and cement.
A magnificent multi-storied house on Summit Avenue with Spanish-style roofing