Richard Kronick lecture, 1/30/2017

Purcell & Elmslie: Spiritualistic Place Making

William Purcell and George Elmslie, acclaimed Prairie School architects, began their partnership in Minneapolis in 1909. Architectural historian Richard Kronick will explain how spiritualism — the notion that there is a component of the universe beyond that which is apparent to normal human sense — was expressed in Purcell and Elmslie’s writings and architecture.

Sturdevant and Evangelist photo lecture, 11/19/2016

“Downtown Minneapolis in the 1970s” by Mike Evangelist and Andy Sturdevant

Mike and Andy will help us remember, in pictures and words, when Dayton’s was in its prime, the Nicollet Mall was brand new, and the Foshay Tower was still king.

An optional holiday luncheon at Kata’s Organic Café, 4279 Sheridan Ave. S., follows the program. We will order from the menu. Please reserve your space at the lunch by November 16th. Email your reservation, with the number in the party, to, or call (612) 926-0646 and leave a message if necessary. Everyone is welcome.

Aaron Isaacs streetcar slideshow, 10/20/2016

Linden Hills Co-op lecture, 9/15/2016

Linden Hills Personalities walking tour, 7/7/2016

Walking Tour: Linden Hills Personalities

Explore sites associated with individuals who shaped the character of the 1900s streetcar village, including pavilion manager A. O. Hoyt, realtor Pauline Littel, librarian Edith Frost, and grocers Robert and Roy Hawkinson. Led by Peter Sussman.

Meet in front of 4290 Queen Ave. S. (Linden Hills Blvd. and Queen).