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Map Monday: Saint Paul What Even Am I Looking At

Here’s a map on the wall at the new Treasure Island Center in downtown Saint Paul, which is the old Macy’s Building which was the old Dayton’s, which was designed by famous mall architect and quasi-pedestrian-focused architect Victor Gruen to be a windowless box. Today it has windows in it thanks to a drastic deconstructive […]

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Friday Photo: What is this thing in downtown Saint Paul?

While I was looking at old aerial photos of Saint Paul for the Then & Now yesterday, I kept noticing this large series of structures just East of the state capitol complex. The picture is from 1957. Does anyone know what this is?

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