Drawing, Fritz Carlson House, Minneapolis, 1916-17
(William Gray Purcell and
George Grant Elmslie)
Minnesota is home to a number of remarkable Prairie School buildings, from banks and other commercial structures to churches and residential houses.
Many excellent examples—designed by William Gray Purcell, George Grant Elmslie, George Washington Maher, and Prairie School founder Louis Sullivan—can be found in Minneapolis, St. Paul, and smaller cities and towns in the southeastern part of the state.
You can take these tours online or in person. Select from the options below or use these printable tour guides.
Note: If you look at any of these buildings in person, please respect the privacy of the people who live and work in them.