Entries tagged with ‘Cultural heritage’

The Midwest’s Identity Crisis

A provocative article in MinnPost points out the Midwest’s feelings of inferiority relative to the East Coast and West Coast. Frank Bures describes the many architectural and literary treasures of the Midwest and notes that back a few generations, there wasn’t the same feeling of inferiority. Mark Twain, Cass Gilbert, Grant Wood, Frank Lloyd Wright […]

Talk by Prof. Douglas: Log buildings and cultural heritage

Linnaeus Arboretum Soup and Sandwich Seminar Series Wednesday, February 20th, 2013 Bob Douglas  —   “Log Buildings and Cultural Heritage” Lunch provided at 11:30, speaker at 12:00.  Arboretum Interpretive Center To what extent do our buildings reflect who we are?  Bob Douglas, Gustavus Geography Emeritus Professor, leads us on an examination of pioneer log buildings […]