Lots of windows means lots of shutters at 2279 Riverwood Place. There are 24 if you are scoring along.

Shutter Spotting Around the City

Shutters are more common on Saint Paul homes than I thought. Shutters more frequently adorn homes of certain architectural styles, such as Queen Anne, Dutch Colonial and ramblers (a.k.a. ranch.) Of course, that statement is based on my random, unscientific observations.

Downtown Saint Paul's taller buildings peeked above the tree line and Pig’s Eye Lake. Left to right, Wells Fargo Tower, First National Bank Building, 400 Securian Center, Airye Condominiums (formerly Jackson Tower, Cray Plaza and Galtier Tower) the two buildings on the right.

Riding Across the City, Riding Across the Country

Downtown Saint Paul’s taller buildings peeked above the tree line and Pig’s Eye Lake. Left to right, Wells Fargo Tower, First National Bank Building, 400 Securian Center, Airye Condominiums (formerly Jackson Tower, Cray Plaza and Galtier Tower) the two buildings on the right.

The Mosquito Hunter

June 30, 2021 Highland Park, Macalester-Groveland, Summit Hill, Cathedral Hill, Downtown, Lowertown, Dayton’s Bluff, East Side, Battle Creek, West 7th/West End 32 Miles The idea

The front (Marion Street side) of Paul & Sheila Wellstone Elementary, built in 1926 as Washington High School. The school is framed through a fence on Rice Street.

Icons of the North End and folks who’ve hung out there

Macalester-Groveland, Lexington-Hamline, Frogtown, North End, Downtown, Irvine Park, West 7th 23 Miles Lexington-Hamline Though my travels around the city concentrate on streets, now and then

Looking northeast and another section of I-94/35E and the St. Peter, Wabasha and Cedar Street bridges. The buildings, beginning with the Capitol, include the Centennial Office Building, the Ag Department/Health Department lab building, Department of Revenue and Regions Hospital.

Talking With The Walkin’ Man

Bo, or as he’s known around Cathedral Hill, “The Walkin’ Man.”

This side, rather than the street-facing side of the Village homes is considered the front. Notice the skyline of Downtown to the southwest.

In, out and around Railroad Island

September 23, 2019 23 miles Summit-University, Frogtown (Thomas-Dale), Downtown, Railroad Island (Payne-Phalen), North End, Midway, Lexington-Hamline, Macalester-Groveland, Highland Park Downtown Minnesota’s stunningly beautiful and recently

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