Quantcast

Under the Bridge

First-North-and-Banks

I have always loved these buildings, but I never knew so much about them before.

Twohy and Osborn Blocks: Superior’s (Almost) Lost Mercantile Blocks

1 Comment

Kodiak

about 4 years ago

Very interesting chapter of Twin Ports' history. Thanks for that. Just wondering ...  there's a fascinating series of films made by the Finnish state in the 1940s chronicling the lives and cultural diffusion of Finnish immigrants to North America. One segment covers Minnesota, Wisconsin and the UP of Michigan with a focus on the Twin Ports. Duluth had a Finnish Consulate and many Finnish-Americans worked at the Co-op in Superior in a building that resembles one of those featured in this post. I hope these buildings can be preserved and refurbished/re-purposed.

Leave a Comment

Only registered members can post a comment , Login / Register Here

Read previous post:
The PlayList: Virginia City Limits

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OgK_gAgslFc WDSE-TV’s The PlayList launched its seventh season last week with a special episode shot outside the 218 Taphouse in...

Close