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,

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

One of the three turrets on the station.

A Tale of University Near Dale

September 17, 2019 12.5 Miles Macalester-Groveland, Summit-University/Rondo Little Free Libraries have provided second, third or more lives to countless books. The wood and plastic boxes

Looking west at the Snelling Avenue ramp to 94 east. The Hamline Avenue overpass is at the top of the photo and Just below is the Pascal Street bridge. The distortion on the lower left of the photo is a heat mirage.

I Didn’t Get Arrested!

April 5, 2020 12 miles Macalester-Groveland, Merriam Park, Summit-University, Summit Hill The 2020 Saint Paul By Bike riding season began today. The expedition was suitably

Skyline Tower, the largest low income hi-rise in Minnesota, is on St. Anthony Avenue between Griggs and Syndicate Streets.

The Ever Evolving Midway

September 10, 2019 13.4 Miles Lexington-Hamline, Midway I’ve spent a lot of time in the Midway shopping, eating, walking, biking and waiting at stoplights over

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