Swinford Townhouses and Apartments

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Swinford Townhouses and Apartments
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Swinford Townhouses and Apartments is located in Minnesota
Swinford Townhouses and Apartments
Swinford Townhouses and Apartments is located in the US
Swinford Townhouses and Apartments
Location 1213-1221, 1225 Hawthorne Ave., Minneapolis, Minnesota
Coordinates 44°58′31″N 93°16′54″W / 44.97528°N 93.28167°W / 44.97528; -93.28167Coordinates: 44°58′31″N 93°16′54″W / 44.97528°N 93.28167°W / 44.97528; -93.28167
Built 1886
Architect Hodgson & Sons; Harry Wild Jones
Architectural style Second Empire; Richardsonian Romanesque
NRHP reference #

90001552

[1]
Added to NRHP October 25, 1990

The Swinford Townhouses and Apartments are a development of townhouses and apartments in the Loring Park neighborhood of Minneapolis, Minnesota. Both buildings are located in an area that surrounded the once-elegant Hawthorne Park. The townhomes were built first, in 1886 by Hodgson & Sons in the Second Empire style, using red brick, stone, and terra cotta. The apartments were designed in 1897 by locally prominent architect Harry Wild Jones, who preferred an eclectic style. The building is four stories tall, built of red brick and stone, and features a corner bay. They were built by Anthony Kelly, a nineteenth-century businessman who pioneered the wholesale grocery business in Minneapolis. Both the townhouses and the apartments were listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1990.[2] The apartments are now incorporated in the Laurel Village development.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ National Park Service (2008-04-15). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "Swinford Townhouses/Apartments". Minneapolis Heritage Preservation Commission. February 2007. Retrieved 2008-11-16. 
  3. ^ "Laurel Village". Retrieved 2008-11-16.