Urban Renewal—A Fleeting Glance at Three 1890’s Facades on Front Street

Author: 
Nancy Luomala
Issue Date: 
November 1973

Luomala views three downtown buildings which faced demolition due to the “projected Front Street Mall,”focusing on the decorative examples of Victorian edifices. At the time, all three were expected to face the wrecking ball. Only the building at 209 Front Street, currently Embers Restaurant, was eventually torn down

Key Word Search Terms: 
S&S Tavern, Huttl, Brown Mug, G&O Café, Anderson Block building, Mankato Mercantile, Meyer & Sons, Gerlach, Flaschenhar, Mankato Review
Decade: 
1970-1979