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Architectural Tour
 link: Selected Highlights Tour
 link: Lake of the Isles
 link: Three Early Houses
 link: Catherine Gray House
 link: E.L. Powers House
 link: Purcell-Cutts House
 link: Charles J. Winton, Sr. House
 link: Dr. Oscar Owre House
 link: E.C. Tillotson House
 link: Minneapolis-South Tour
 link: Greater Minnesota Tour
 link: Razed Structures Tour
 Features of Prairie School Architecture
 See these buildings in person.
Lake of the Isles Tour
  Lake of the Isles Tour first stop
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Lake of the Isles Tour
This tour includes residences that are clustered around Minneapolis’ picturesque Lake of the Isles, located southwest of the downtown area. Most of these houses were designed by the firm of Purcell and Elmslie, and Purcell's earlier partnerships, both of which included George Feick. Dating from 1907 to 1913, these homes stand today as evidence of what was once a very progressive architectural statement. The tour includes Purcell's most celebrated work in Minneapolis, namely the architect's own home on Lake Place and the nearby E. L. Powers house, designed for a local business leader. first stop >

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