1726 Dupont Avenue North, Minneapolis, Minnesota

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Ascension School

Church of the Ascension School, 1726 Dupont Avenue North, Minneapolis, Minnesota. ca 1940
Church of the Ascension School, 1726 Dupont Avenue North, Minneapolis, Minnesota. ca 2010
Address: 1726 Dupont Avenue N
Neighborhood/s: Old Highland, Minneapolis, Minnesota, Near North, Minneapolis, Minnesota
City/locality-
State/province
Minneapolis, Minnesota
County-
State/province:
Hennepin County, Minnesota
State/province: Minnesota
Country: United States
Year built: 1926
Primary Style: Neoclassical
Secondary Style: Beaux Arts
Major Alterations: Intact
Historic Function: School
Current Function: School
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 structure; brick exterior wall covering with wall decoration exemplified in light colored stone, specifically quoining and stone course work.

Central bay is composed of an arched entry way flanked by one story Doric columns; ledge resting on columns holds urn-like statutes and a shield; window surround on second story (above columns) is composed of banded pilasters with the entablature reading “Ascension School”; above window surround is a balustraded balcony; roof-line balustrade completes central bay

North and south bay have refined detailing with window surrounds around second floor windows; shield as part of parapet.

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Memories and stories

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Image:Tdlindberg--First School .jpg

     Church of the Ascension's first school.

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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