List of tallest buildings in Duluth

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Duluth Skyline

The city of Duluth, Minnesota is home to 17 completed high rises standing over 115ft (35m) tall.[1] The tallest building in Duluth is the 16 story, 247 foot tall Alworth Building, which at the time of its construction, was the tallest building in Minnesota outside of Minneapolis.[2]

The history of high rises in Duluth begins with the Torrey Building. Completed in 1892, it is Duluth's first high rise. It was the first building outside of the Twin Cities to reach 12 floors.[3]

There is one high rise building currently under construction in Duluth: the 11 story 425 W Building.[4]

Rank Name Height
ft / m
Floors Year Note References
1 Alworth Building 247 / 75 16 1910 Tallest building in Duluth. When it was first constructed it was the tallest building in Minnesota outside of Minneapolis. [2]
2 Medical Arts Building 191 / 58 15 1933 [5]
3 Greysolon Plaza 190 / 58 13 1925 [6]
4 Wells Fargo Building 152 / 46 10 1956 First modern high-rise constructed in Duluth [7]
5 Sheraton Duluth & Condominiums 140 / 42 11 2007 [8]
6 Board of Trade Building 136 / 41 8 1895 Tallest building in Duluth 1895-1910. Listed on the NRHP. [9]
7 U.S. Bank Place 120 / 37 10 1984 [10]


High rises with unknown heights (12 stories or greater).[11]

Rank Name Floors Year
1 Holiday Inn Hotel & Suits Duluth Downtown Waterfront 16 1977
2 Radison Hotel Duluth Harbor view 16 1969
3 Tri-towers Apartments 15 1973
4 Midtown Manor I 14 1971
5 Midtown Manor II 14 1982
6 Lenox Place Apartments 14 1979
7 Gateway Tower 14 1974
8 Ramsey Manor 13 1971
9 Essentia Health St. mary's Duluth 12 1957
10 Torrey Building 12 1892

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Duluth | Buildings". Emporis. Retrieved 2013-08-23. 
  2. ^ a b "Alworth Building | Buildings". Duluth /: Emporis. 1909-09-12. Retrieved 2013-08-23. 
  3. ^ Torrey Building | Buildings | EMPORIS
  4. ^ "425 W Building | Buildings". Duluth /: Emporis. Retrieved 2013-08-23. 
  5. ^ "Medical Arts Building | Buildings". Duluth /: Emporis. Retrieved 2013-08-23. 
  6. ^ Greysolon Plaza | Buildings | EMPORIS
  7. ^ Wells Fargo Building | Buildings | EMPORIS
  8. ^ "Sheraton Duluth & Condominiums | Buildings". Duluth /: Emporis. 2005-11-10. Retrieved 2013-08-23. 
  9. ^ "Board of Trade Building | Buildings". Duluth /: Emporis. Retrieved 2013-08-23. 
  10. ^ "US Bank Place | Buildings". Duluth /: Emporis. Retrieved 2013-08-23. 
  11. ^ "high-rise buildings | Buildings". Emporis. Retrieved 2013-08-23.