Finnish school building from the French Lake area of Minnesota. ( This corner is called Temperance Corner. It's located 3 miles north of Cokato, MN. ) This was an early Finnish and Saami) settlement. The name of the corner comes from the temperance hall (built during the temperance movement), located kiddie corner from this school. This is the third building on that site. The first was built in 1893, and burned down in 1921. This one was built in 1899, west of French Lake, MN, and was moved to that location about 10 years ago.
The Foshay Tower, is a skyscraper in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Modeled after the Washington Monument, the building was completed in 1929, months before the stock market crash in October of that year. The building, which was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1978, is an example of Art Deco architecture. he Foshay Tower marked a significant landmark locally in the push skyward, as the tower was the first in the city to surpass the height of Minneapolis City Hall, completed in 1906. It remained the tallest building in Minneapolis until the IDS Center surpassed it in 1972. ( this caption was taken yet modified from Wikipedia)Foshay Tower 821 Marquette Avenue,Minneapolis.