Dog Nearly Bites Man and Converted Churches On Dayton’s Bluff

September 27, 2021 Downtown, Lowertown, Dayton’s Bluff 20.1 miles The route map of my September 27, 2021 ride. The map is zoomable. A sunny late

The Native Street Names On the West Side

September 6, 2021 West Side 18.2 miles The map of the September 6, 2021 ride. The northwest section of the West Side (the Cherokee Park

And at 2300 Doswell. Some serious engineering went into the design of the two-story retaining wall!

The ‘Irregular Hillocks, Ridges and Hollows’ of St. Anthony Park

August 25, 2021 20.8 Miles St. Anthony Park I’d never thought of St. Anthony Park as being unusually hilly. That is, until this ride. About

By the 1950s, most of the houses had been removed from Williams Hill. Those that remained were in rough shape. Courtesy MnHS

A Look Back at a Kid’s View of Williams Hill

By the 1950s, most of the houses had been removed from Williams Hill. Those that remained were in rough shape. Courtesy MnHS

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.

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 June 15, 2021 Lexington-Hamline Though my travels around the city concentrate on streets,

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