Let architecture critic Larry Millett be your guide to one of the most picturesque neighbourhoods in the Twin Cities, a treasure trove of architectural styles and storied homes. Whether you are gazing at the magnificent James J Hill House or the lovely little Virginia Street Church, this guidebook will satisfy your craving for details about the structures and the people who built them. The guide includes walking tours for Summit Avenue, Summit Hill, and Ramsey Hill. Each tour is copiously illustrated with current and historic photographs and paired with a detailed map. This deeply informative guidebook is perfect for tourists discovering the Twin Cities or residents exploring what is right next door.
Larry Millett worked for three decades as a reporter, editor, and architectural critic for the St. Paul Pioneer Press before retiring in 2002. His books include Lost Twin Cities (awarded an AIA International Architecture Book Award), Twin Cities Then and Now, and five mysteries including The Disappearance of Sherlock Holmes. He is currently at work on a comprehensive guide to the architecture of Minneapolis and St. Paul, to be published by the Minnesota Historical Society Press.