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 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 the Twin Cities to reach 12 floors.[3]

The newest high-rise constructed in Duluth is the 11-story, 207 ft tall Maurices Headquarters Building, completed in 2016.[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]
5 Wells Fargo Building 159 / 49 10 1956 First modern high-rise constructed in Duluth [7]
6 Sheraton Duluth & Condominiums 140 / 42 11 2007 [8]
7 Board of Trade Building 136 / 41 8 1895 Tallest building in Duluth 1895–1910. A contributing property to the NRHP-listed Duluth Commercial Historic District. [9]
4 U.S. Bank Place 160 / 49 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.