Duluth Civic Center Historic District

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Duluth Civic Center Historic District
Duluth City Hall.jpg
Duluth City Hall
Duluth Civic Center Historic District is located in Minnesota
Duluth Civic Center Historic District
Location Fifth Ave. W and First St., Duluth, Minnesota
Coordinates 46°47′0″N 92°6′23″W / 46.78333°N 92.10639°W / 46.78333; -92.10639Coordinates: 46°47′0″N 92°6′23″W / 46.78333°N 92.10639°W / 46.78333; -92.10639
Area 10.5 acres (4.2 ha)
Built 1909
Architect Daniel Burnham & Co.; Et al.
Architectural style Classical Revival, Renaissance
Governing body General Services Administration
NRHP Reference # 86003097[1]
Added to NRHP November 06, 1986

Duluth Civic Center Historic District is a historic district in Duluth, Minnesota that includes four buildings: the Saint Louis County Courthouse, designed by architect Daniel Burnham and built in 1908–1909; Duluth City Hall, designed by Thomas J. Shefchik built in 1928, the Federal Building designed by government architects and built in 1920, and the Saint Louis County Jail built in 1924. The center is a notable work of the City Beautiful movement[2][3] The complex is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  2. ^ Gebhard, David; Tom Martinson (1978). Guide to the Architecture of Minnesota. University of Minnesota Press. p. 187. ISBN 0-8166-0775-3. 
  3. ^ Eckert, Kathryn Bishop (2000). The sandstone architecture of the Lake Superior region. Wayne State University Press. ISBN 0-8143-2807-5.