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The Purcell-Cutts House, Minneapolis, Minnesota

 
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Distance from city center: 1.9mi
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added on the 23rd of September, 2010
This unusual looking house is the joint creation of architects William Gray Purcell and George Grant Elmslie. The house is built in the distinctive Prairie School style, a popular style in architecture in the late 19th century and early 20th century.

The inside o the building is just as interesting as the outside: artsy windows and stencils everywhere. Tours of the house are given every second weekend, so it might be a bit difficult to fit into your schedule, but it is definitely worth the effort for everyone who like unusual architecture.

Address:
2328 Lake Pl, Minneapolis

Price:
Adults $5
Seniors and Students $4
Children Free

Opening Hours:
Saturday tours: at 10am, 11am, noon, and 1pm
Sunday tours: at noon, 1pm, and 2pm

 
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