2104 Kenwood Parkway, Minneapolis, Minnesota

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Spencer E. Davis House
Address: 2104 Kenwood Parkway
Neighborhood/s: Kenwood, Minneapolis, Minnesota
City/locality-
State/province
Minneapolis, Minnesota
County-
State/province:
Hennepin County, Minnesota
State/province: Minnesota
Country: United States
Year built: 1892
Primary Style: Victorian
Additions: 2005 expanded kitchen and living space
Historic Function: House/single dwelling or duplex
Current Function: House/single dwelling or duplex
Architect or source of design: Edward Somerby Stebbins
Material of Exterior Wall Covering: Wood
First Owner: Spencer E. Davis
Notes: Known as the Mary Tyler Moore house.

Kenwood Minneapolis Hennepin County

2104 Kenwood Parkway, Minneapolis, Minnesota
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History

The first owner, Spencer E. Davis, was a Civil war veteran. He was a member of the 114th New York Infantry Company K, Army of the Republic. In Minneapolis he was the owner of the Monitor Drill Company. A letter from Spencer's sister is listed in the Minnesota Historical Society's catalog and a photo of him is in the MHS Visual Resources Database.

Exterior shots of this home appeared in the popular Mary Tyler Moore television show. In the show the third floor apartment of Mary Richards, the television reporter character played by Mary Tyler Moore, was in this building at the fictional address of 119 North Weatherly Avenue.

Memories and stories

Photo Gallery

Related Links

[1] Finding Minnesota story on the renovation and sale of the house

[2] Edward Stebbins' files at the Northwest Architectural Archives


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