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Saint Anthony Falls looking upstream
Saint Anthony Falls looking downstream

The following are contributing resources to the Saint Anthony Falls Historic District in Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States. The District is on the National Register of Historic Places, thus these properties are on the NRHP. The district's archaeological record is considered to be one of the most-endangered historic sites in Minnesota.


Pillsbury A Mill
Pillsbury "A" Mill and 1911 Main Street Station

St. Anthony Falls Waterpower Area

  • Bridge No. L-8900, crosses S 1st. St., E of 3rd Ave. S.
  • Bridge No. L-9331, Tenth Ave S, north of 2nd St S., more north
  • Bridge No. L-9332, Tenth Ave S, north of 2nd St S., more south
  • Bridge No. L-9333, Tenth Ave S, immediately north of 2nd St S.
  • Crown Roller Mill, 105 5th Ave. S.
  • Falls of St. Anthony
  • Falls of St. Anthony Dike
  • Falls of St. Anthony Dam (Horseshoe dam)
  • Falls of St. Anthony, East Channel Escarpment, Hennepin Island E of access road extension of 3rd Ave SE
  • Hall and Dann Barrel Company Factory, 111 3rd Ave. S.
  • Hennepin Island Hydroelectric Plant, central Hennepin Island
  • Humboldt Flour Mill (Washburn "E" Mill), 710-714 S. 2nd S.
  • Log Sluice, N side of Main Street Station to escarpment
  • Main Street Hydroelectric Station, 206 Main St. SE
  • Martin and Morrison Block, 127-129 Main St. SE
  • Minneapolis Eastern Railway Company Engine House, 333 S. 1st St.
  • North Star Woolen Mill, 109 Portland Ave.
  • Northwestern Consolidated Milling Company
  • Pillsbury "A" Mill, 301 Main St. SE
  • Pillsbury "A" Mill Transformer Building, Hennepin Island W of the substation
  • Pillsbury Industrial Equipment/ Pillsbury Machine Shop, 300 Second St. SE
  • Pillsbury Warehouse #2, 129 Fifth Ave. SE
  • Pracna Building, 117 Main St. SE
  • Salisbury & Satterlee Company Complex, 201-205; 219 Main St. SE
  • St. Anthony Falls Hydraulic Laboratory, on Hennepin Island
  • St. Anthony Falls Water Power Co. Canal/ Pillsbury Canal, under Main St. SE, 2nd Ave. to east of 3rd Ave.
  • Standard Flour Mill (Whitney Hotel), 150 Portland Ave.
  • Stone Arch Bridge
  • Upton Block/ Union Iron Works, Main St. & 2nd Ave SE
  • Washburn, Crosby & Company "A" Flour Mill (Washburn "A" Mill), 701 1st St S
  • Washburn-Crosby Company Elevator No. 2, 102-128 Tenth Ave. S,
  • Washburn-Crosby Company Train Shed, 700 Block of 1st St. S.

Nicollet Island Residential Area

  • Adams-Barquist House, 177 Nicollet St.
  • Andrew and Ole Loberg House, 171 E. Island Ave.
  • Andrew and Ole Loberg House, 175 E. Island Ave.
  • Backe-Barquist House, 91 Nicollet St.
  • Baker-Leber House, 95 W. Island Ave.
  • Barquist-Holmberg House, 167-169 Nicollet St.
  • Brookins, George, W., House, 163 Nicollet St.
  • Griswold, Franklin G., House, 15-17 Maple Pl.
  • Griswold, Franklin, G., House, 107-109 W. Island Ave.
  • house, 27 Maple Pl.
  • house, 18-20 Maple Pl.
  • John Mayell House (also listed as "Mayall, John, House"), 93 Nicollet St.
  • Meader-Farnham House, 103-105 W. Island Ave.
  • Murphy, Edward, House, 167-169 E. Island Ave.
  • O'Brien-Meyer House, 185-186 E. Island Ave.
  • Pease, R.M.S, House, 101 W. Island Ave.
  • Pye, James, House, 163 E. Island Ave.
  • William D. Burnett Tenement, 111-113 W. Island Ave.
  • Woodward Flat Duplex, 183-184 E. Island Ave.
  • Woodward Flat Fourplex, 187-190 E. Island Ave.


  • Ard Godfrey House, 45 Ortman St (Chute Square)
  • Grove St. Flats (Eastman Flats), 2-16 Grove St.
  • Island Sash and Door Factory, 95 Merriam Street
  • Lucy Wilder Morris Park, 6th St SE and river bank
  • Minneapolis Post Office - Main Station, 201 1st St. S
  • Old Main Street (Main St. SE)
  • Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, 21 SE Prince Street
  • Pillsbury Public Library, 100 University Ave. SE
  • Third Avenue Bridge
  • Missing #2
  • Missing #4

Razed (but with archeological remains)

Cataract-Holly-Union-Arctic mills-Minneapolis
Arctic, Union, Holly and Cataract flour mills
Minneapolis Boiler Works
Minneapolis Boiler Works

Associated with the West Bank Power Canal

  • Alaska Flour Mill/ Pillsbury "B" Flour Mill
  • Anchor Flour Mill
  • Arctic Flour Mill/ St. Anthony Flour Mill
  • Cataract Flour Mill
  • Clapp Woolen Mill/ Empire Mill/ Pillsbury B Elevator
  • Columbia Flour Mill
  • First Bassett Sawmill/ Second City Waterworks
  • First City Waterworks/ Holly Flour Mill
  • Galaxy Flour Mill
  • Minneapolis and St. Louis Railroad Wheelhouse
  • Minneapolis Cotton Mill/ Excelsior Flour Mill
  • Minneapolis Eastern Railroad Trestle Piers
  • Minneapolis Flour Mill
  • Minneapolis Mill Co. Gatehouse & Power Canal
  • Minneapolis Paper Mill/ Pillsbury Warehouse C
  • Northwestern Flour Mill
  • Occidental Feed Mill
  • Palisade Flour Mill
  • People's Flour Mill
  • Pettit Mill/ Northwestern Consolidated Elevator B
  • Russell Mill/ Dakota Mill/ King Midas Flour Mill
  • Russell's Planing Mill/ Model Mill/ King Midas Flour Mill
  • Second Bassett Sawmill
  • Union Flour Mill
  • Washburn "B" Flour Mill Complex
  • Washburn "C" Flour Mill Complex
  • Zenith Flour Mill


  • Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis and Omaha RR Roundhouse, 6th Ave N & W River Parkway
  • Eastman Tunnel
  • Gateway Residential Area, along West River Parkway between Hennepin Ave and 3rd Ave S
  • Hennepin Avenue Bridge Archaeological Site
  • Pacific Sawmill, W of West River Parkway between 1st and 2nd Ave. N.
  • Phoenix Flour Mill/ Pillsbury Rye Mill, 101-103 Third Ave SE
  • Pillsbury "A" Steam Power Plant, Hennepin Island, E of access road extension of 3rd Ave SE
  • St. Anthony Falls Water Power Co. Tailrace/ Chute Tunnel, under Main St. SE, from about 3rd Ave to 5th Ave SE
  • Second East Side Platform Sawmills, East river channel between foot of Second Ave. SE and foot of Third Ave.
  • West Side Power Plant, 3rd Ave. N and West River Road

Panoramic photo from the new Water Power Park, visible from this vantage: the lower portion of Saint Anthony Falls; the concrete wall on the far side of the falls is part of the locks to allow ships to pass the waterfall; to the left is the Stone Arch Bridge, above it is the Guthrie Theater; to the right of the Guthrie are the white silos and reconstructed shell of the former Washburn "A" Mill, now the Mill City Museum; to the right of the museum are a series of redeveloped flour and grain mills making up a significant portion of the city's Mills District.
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