1704 Dupont Avenue North, Minneapolis, Minnesota

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Ascension Club

scension Club. 1704 Dupont Ave N., Minneapolis, MN. ca. 2010
Ascension Club. 1704 Dupont Ave N., Minneapolis, MN. ca. 1940
Address: 1704 Dupont Avenue N
Neighborhood/s: Old Highland, Minneapolis, Minnesota, Near North, Minneapolis, Minnesota
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State/province
Minneapolis, Minnesota
County-
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Hennepin County, Minnesota
State/province: Minnesota
Country: United States
Year built: 1921
Primary Style: Mission
Additions: Northern addition for accessible entrance
Major Alterations: Intact
Historic Function: Civic
Current Function: School
Architect or source of design: Bertrand and Chamberlain
Builder: J. and W.A. Elliot Co.
Material of Exterior Wall Covering: Brick
Material of Foundation: Concrete
First Owner: Church of the Ascension
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Old Highland, Near North Minneapolis Hennepin County


Property Description: 3 stories; symmetrical, brick structure; one-story arched entry with mission shaped parapet; two-story prominent façade with pronounced central bay rising to third story; true third-story set back with mission-shaped roof parapet; no eaves on building; coping highlights parapets.

Decorative detailing is minimal; stone lintels above 1st floor windows; rectangle with diamond pattern is seen above 2nd and 3rd floor windows; stone beltcourse marks 1st and 2nd floor division; above entry door in cast stone trim is written “ Ascension Club” with cross rising from stone.

Brick addition to northerly side of western (main) façade: 1 story, rectangle structure; closely matching brick; flat roof line; stone coursework and rectangle with diamond pattern as decoration; one set of entry doors with transom lights above.

Original windows have been replaced.

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Image: Tdlindberg--Club bowling 1940.jpg

    Bowling alley in Ascension Club. ca. 1940.

Image: Tdlindberg--Club Pool 1940.jpg

    Pool in Ascension Club. ca. 1940.

Image:Tdlindberg--Ascension entry from 1980's Walking Tour.pdf Church of the Ascension's entry in Old Highland's 1980's Walking Tour Guide

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