Henry J Niels residence

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SDR
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Henry J Niels residence

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Minneapolis, MN, 1949.


Image Built plan

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Image Preliminary plan


Image Preliminary elevations

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I think Howe's plan was a good one.
I've never cared for the move that takes the roof way down to the ground, however.

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The house is on a bluff overlooking a river and trail. You can get some limited views of the house from that trail.

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Post by Roderick Grant »

Actually, Neils overlooks Cedar Lake, not a river. The bike path replaced a railroad that used to skirt the south bank of the lake.

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The lake, complete with sailboats I think, appears at far right of the preliminary view drawing, above . . .

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Post by Tom »

Ah, yes.
Hawkeye strikes again!

... and who else around would know that the path replaced a railroad track.

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