Almeda Yates House 1522 Hillside Avenue North, Minneapolis, MN

From Placeography

(Difference between revisions)
Jump to: navigation, search
Line 23: Line 23:
{{AddaMemory}}
{{AddaMemory}}
{{Textarea Building
{{Textarea Building
-
|house_intro=Almeda Yates was a teacher, artist, and missionary.  She came to Minneapolis from Stillwater where she had been a teacher.  She commissioned architect William Haight and builder James Leck to build a house on the highest spot on the Hill on Hillside Avenue in North Minneapolis.  The house shared the lot with an older Italianate structure which might have been a hospital or sanitorium owned by physicians Solomon Brown Sr and his son, Solomon Brown Jr.
+
|house_intro=Almeda Yates was a teacher, artist, and missionary.  She came to Minneapolis from Stillwater where she had been a teacher.  Her past included a scandalous divorce from the Reverend Jeremiah Yates in Galena IllinoisHe wrote a lengthy, angry, book about the incident.  Almeda responded in a pamphlet a few years later.
 +
 
 +
She commissioned architect William Haight and builder James Leck to build a house on the highest spot on the Hill on Hillside Avenue in North Minneapolis.  The house shared the lot with an older Italianate structure which might have been a hospital or sanitorium owned by physicians Solomon Brown Sr and his son, Solomon Brown Jr.
 +
 
 +
Almeda's house was a fulfillment of her dream to be a self supporting businesswoman and artist. The house has a bold ambitious elegance with large windows that brought in plenty of sunlight and a tower which made the house much grander than any of its neighbors.  Almeda had private quarters for herself an had the rest of the house designed to be a boarding house to provide needed income.  Hillside avenue's adjacency to 20th Avenue North (now West Broadway) which was a major commercial district and may have been on the streetcar line attracted tenants that worked
-
Almeda's house was a fulfillment of her dream to be a self supporting businesswoman and artist.  Her past included a scandalous divorce from the Reverend Jeremiah Yates in Galena Illinois.  He wrote a lengthy, angry, book about the incident.  Almeda responded in a pamphlet a few years later.
 
}}
}}
{{Memory Header}}
{{Memory Header}}

Revision as of 17:32, March 1, 2014

Edit with form

Almeda Yates House

Address: 1522 Hillside Avenue N
Neighborhood/s: Jordan, Minneapolis, Minnesota
City/locality-
State/province
Minneapolis, Minnesota
County-
State/province:
Hennepin County, Minnesota
State/province: Minnesota
Country: United States
Year built: 1887
Primary Style: Queen Anne
Historic Function: House/single dwelling or duplex
Current Function: House/single dwelling or duplex
Architect or source of design: William Haight
Builder: James Leck
Material of Exterior Wall Covering: Wood
Material of Foundation: Limestone
First Owner: Almeda Yates

Jordan Minneapolis Hennepin


Almeda Yates was a teacher, artist, and missionary. She came to Minneapolis from Stillwater where she had been a teacher. Her past included a scandalous divorce from the Reverend Jeremiah Yates in Galena Illinois. He wrote a lengthy, angry, book about the incident. Almeda responded in a pamphlet a few years later.

She commissioned architect William Haight and builder James Leck to build a house on the highest spot on the Hill on Hillside Avenue in North Minneapolis. The house shared the lot with an older Italianate structure which might have been a hospital or sanitorium owned by physicians Solomon Brown Sr and his son, Solomon Brown Jr.

Almeda's house was a fulfillment of her dream to be a self supporting businesswoman and artist. The house has a bold ambitious elegance with large windows that brought in plenty of sunlight and a tower which made the house much grander than any of its neighbors. Almeda had private quarters for herself an had the rest of the house designed to be a boarding house to provide needed income. Hillside avenue's adjacency to 20th Avenue North (now West Broadway) which was a major commercial district and may have been on the streetcar line attracted tenants that worked

Contents


Memories and stories

Photo Gallery

Related Links

Notes

    Personal tools
    Contribute
    [http://discussions.mnhs.org/HP/oneonone.cfm snubnosed]