1803 Bryant Avenue North, Minneapolis, Minnesota

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Ascension Place

Address: 1803 Bryant Avenue N
Neighborhood/s: Old Highland, Minneapolis, Minnesota, Near North, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Hennepin County, Minnesota
State/province: Minnesota
Country: United States
Year built: 1948
Primary Style: Mission
Major Alterations: Intact
Historic Function: Religious facility, other
Historic Function: Convent
Current Function: Transitional Housing
Builder: McGough Brothers
Material of Exterior Wall Covering: Brick
Material of Foundation: Concrete
Building Permit Number: B297895
First Owner: Church of the Ascension
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Old Highland, Near North Minneapolis Hennepin County

Property Description: 2.5 stories; balanced, symmetrical facade; central block composed of six bays flanked by north and south wings each composed of three bays; low pitched, hipped roof with slight eaves; mission shaped roof parapets at main entrance and on wings; roof parapets trimmed in stone-like coping; stone lintels and sills adorn each window; main entrance accented by a small gabled roof with petite classical columns supporting an arched entry.

1803 Bryant Avenue North was built as a convent for Church of the Ascension.


Memories and stories

Photo Gallery

Image: Tdlindberg--First Convent .jpg

    First Convent for Church of the Ascension

Related Links

[1] Building permit for 1803 Bryant Avenue North

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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