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 email@example.com, or call (612) 926-0646 and leave a message if necessary. Everyone is welcome.
With vintage photos and movies, streetcar historian Aaron Isaacs will give a guided tour of the Como-Harriet streetcar that served Uptown, East Calhoun, Linden Hills, Fulton, and Edina until 1954.
Since 1976, the Co-op has demonstrated its popularity and staying power. Co-op manager Luke Schell and member Tom Lundgren will explore the history of Linden Hills’ venture into the world of food co-ops.
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).
Historians Tom Balcom, Bob Frame, and Dick Kronick will present an illustrated history of the creek, including when it powered six separate mill sites and the effects when a dam was placed at its head at Gray’s Bay on Lake Minnetonka.