Final Surviving Remnants of the Original Lilac Way in St Louis Park

September 14, 2014

In the fall of 2014, MnDOT will begin reconstructing Highway 100 in St. Louis Park Park in the vicinity of Highway 7 and Minnetonka Boulevard. This will bring an end to the existence of the only portion of the original “Lilac Way” or “Beltline Highway” constructed by relief labor in ┬áthe 1930’s that has managed […]


Mn/DOT Restoration of Burns Avenue Overlook

August 11, 2012

The Preservation Alliance of Minnesota recently posted about the ongoing restoration of the Burns Avenue overlook in St Paul using a photo from an article here on the site! Check out their post here.


Historic Roadside Structures Along U.S. 61

October 5, 2009

I recently added a new section to the U.S. 61 Project: An overview and photographs of the historic roadside structures along modern U.S. 61 in Minnesota. Click the photo below to check it out!