2218 1st Avenue South

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John Washburn Home/Alano Society

Address: 2218 2218 First Avenue S
Neighborhood/s: Washburn-Fair Oaks District, Minneapolis, Minnesota
City/locality-
State/province
Minneapolis, Minnesota
County-
State/province:
Hennepin County, Minnesota
State/province: Minnesota
Country: United States
Year built: 1887
Additions: Auditorium, 1950
Historic Function: Clubhouse
Historic Function: Home
Other Historic Function: Home
Current Function: Clubhouse
Architect or source of design: William Channing Whitney
Builder: William C. Pike
Material of Exterior Wall Covering: Shingle
Material of Foundation: Stone
First Owner: John Washburn

Washburn-Fair Oaks District Minneapolis Hennepin

2218 1st Avenue South
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Purchased by the current owner, the Alano Society of Minneapolis, Inc., in April, 1942. Opened on May 17, 1942 for Instruction Classes for recovering alcoholics. It is a meeting place for members of A.A. and Al-Anon. It has been in continuous operation longer than any other establishment, in a single location, for these purposes.

John Washburn was a principal in Washburn-Crosby Company, predecessor to General Mills.

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History

Connected two original buildings, main house and carriage house, with an auditorium.

Barn added in 1888 (since demolished).

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