Minneapolis Riverfront Redevelopment Oral History Project: Interview with Peter Nelson Hall
Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Peter Nelson Hall is a Minneapolis architect and riverfront visionary who developed the Pracna on Main restaurant. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Hall discusses his purchase of the Pracna building with the help of Louis Zelle, his experiences living there, exposing the plans to raze the Third Avenue Bridge, early plans for what became St. Anthony Main, working in the Washburn Crosby Utility Building and developing plans for lofts there, John and Sage Cowles's 25th wedding anniversary party, fire dangers, and moving out of the Utility Building. COMMENTS ON INTERVIEW: Audio of interview is not available.
Quantity 1 hour sound disc
20 pages transcript
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 60 minutes length
Creation Interviewer: Mack, Linda
Interviewee: Hall, Peter Nelson
Made in Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Made in Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
Dates Creation: 02/28/2009
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH 117
Accession Number AV2009.52.10
More Info MHS Library Catalog
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Minneapolis Riverfront Redevelopment Oral History Project'

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