T.P. Healy

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2014

    Minneapolis's drive to destroy kid's cool treehouse is kinda heartbreaking

    After a two-year drama, the Minneapolis Zoning Board will hold a public hearing tomorrow on whether to allow middle schooler Daniel Pryke to keep his impressive treehouse.It doesn't look good. City staff's recommendation, phrased somewhat euphemistically, is to "deny... that the treehouse located at ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 5, 2014

    Lawsuit is last-ditch effort to save historic T.P. Healy home in Wedge [PHOTOS]

    The Minneapolis City Council recently green-lighted the demolition of a historic home built in 1893 by T.P. Healy at 2320 Colfax Avenue South in the Wedge. A lawsuit that will be the subject of a hearing today represents a preservationist group's last-ditch effort to spare it from the wrecking ball. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 28, 2014

    Mpls green-lights demolition of historic Wedge home [PHOTOS, VIDEO]

    On Friday, the Minneapolis City Council green-lighted a developer's plan to tear down a more than 120-year-old home at 2320 Colfax Avenue South in the Wedge and replace it with a large apartment building.The decision was a controversial one. Last year, the City Council ruled that the rooming house, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 21, 2010

    Lowry Hill Walking Tour of Healy Homes

    Trilby Busch​ This Saturday, architectural history buffs can enjoy an informal walking tour and photo shoot in Lowry Hill. Organized by a couple of researchers who have been studying master builder T.P. Healy, who designed and built houses for Minneapolis's high society in the late 1800s, the ... More >>

  • News

    March 31, 1999

    Sherlock Homes

    Minneapolis's Victorian gems have endured boom times, bad times, and some godawful weather. Now they face their greatest danger yet: government ownership and a new brand of antique "collectors."

  • News

    February 21, 1996

    If These Walls Could Talk

    The history of an entire city echoes through the empty rooms at 3044 Third Avenue South.

  • News

    December 20, 1995