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,

The old cafeteria mezzanine, still partially intact, was reserved exclusively for seniors, who would oversee the underclassmen from this perch. The shelves were added sometime after the cafeteria was relocated.

Secrets within Saint Paul Central

September 18, 2015 9.8 Miles Macalester-Groveland, Merriam Park, Lex-Ham From out of the patchy grey sky came intermittent sprinkles and the threat of heavier precipitation,

Signs and Symbols

August 12, 2015     12.2 Miles     Macalester-Groveland, Lexington-Hamline, Summit-University (Rondo), Summit Hill This sign is a great summary of how I feel about Summer. Except for

You Live In a What?

July 3, 2013 11.4 miles Lexington-Hamline, Macalester-Groveland The former Richards Gordon Elementary might be the best looking school building still standing in Saint Paul. That’s

Hanging Out On a Nice Night

May 7, 2013 14.87 Miles, mainly in the West End. Spring! There wasn’t any shouting tonight but it certainly was spoken loudly. From streets scheduled

That’s a House of a Different Color. And Size and Shape

September 3, 2012 (Labor Day) 11.4 miles Color, being extremely subjective, is a good way to express one’s individuality. This is especially true for clothing

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