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Duluth Downtown Restoration Proposal report

 Collection
Identifier: S3764

Scope and Contents

Early in 1966, a committee of three men assessed property in the Duluth downtown business district for the purpose of suggesting improving the quality and dynamism of the area. The report was submitted to the W.P. & R.S. Mars Co. from R.K. Prescott, vice president of Oneida Realty Co., all of Duluth. The conception and results of the report are not known.

The collection consists of a four page report and one page cover letter, both dated April 1, 1966, and 26 black and white silver gelatin, 8x10, photographs. The photographs are of blocks and buildings between Michigan Street and Second Street, Mesabi Avenue to Third Ave. East. Specifically identified properties include: 210 – 212 West Michigan, + detail; 226 – 228 West Michigan; South East Corner of Lake Avenue and 1st St.; Lake Avenue; Freimuth Building and detail; Lyric Theater block; Northeast corner of 1st Ave. East and Superior St.; Southwest corner of 2nd Avenue West and 1st Street; Savolainen Building and detail.

Dates

  • 1966

Conditions Governing Access

Open for use in the Kathryn A. Martin Library, Archives and Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

This collection may be protected by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U.S. Code). It is the user's responsibility to verify copyright ownership and to obtain all necessary permissions prior to the reproduction, publication, or other use of any portion of these materials. Researchers may quote from the collection under the fair use provision of the copyright law.

Extent

28.00 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The collection consists of a four page report and one page cover letter, both dated April 1, 1966, and 26 black and white silver gelatin, 8x10, photographs. The photographs are of blocks and buildings between Michigan Street and Second Street, Mesabi Avenue to Third Ave. East.

Physical Location

This collection is located at the University of Minnesota Duluth Archives. For more information about this collection or to make an appointment, contact us at libarchives@d.umn.edu or 218-726-8526.

General

This collection is part of the Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections, which are housed in the University of Minnesota Duluth Archives at the Kathryn A. Martin Library, and are on permanent loan from the St. Louis County Historical Society.
Title
Guide to the Duluth Downtown Restoration Proposal report
Author
Finding Aid Authors: P. Maus.
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Collecting Area Details

Contact The University of Minnesota Duluth Archives and Special Collections Collecting Area

Contact:
Kathryn A. Martin Library
University of Minnesota Duluth
416 Library Drive
Duluth MN 55812-3001
(218) 726-8526