July/August 2002
Vol. 28 No. 4


Preview Calendar, COTE award, Preservation Alliance list, "EIFS," AIA Minneapolis Chapter Merit Awards

Newsmakers Walter Library, Phillip Johnson house, Pierre Bottineau Community Library, early St. Paul firms

Endangered Modernist continuity and the controversy over Michael Graves's design for the Children's Theater By Robert Roscoe

Practice Corporations and megachurches go beyond fitness centers in designing new wellness amenities for employees and congregants By Burl Gilyard

Talking Point Finding balance between need and greed in funding sports facilities By Bill Beyer, FAIA

Lost Minnesota Marigold Ballroom, Minneapolis (1924-1975) By Jack El-Hai


Bridging Community Ankeny Kell Architects addresses the needs of a diverse population and a declining downtown in the design of the Monticello Community Center By Camille LeFevre

Best Seller Architecture Unlimited incorporates lively design cues into a new bookstore on St. Paul's Grand Avenue By Barbara Knox

Nineteenth-Hole Bungalow HRMA blends Arts and Crafts-style detail with Northwest-lodge vernacular in a tournament-players clubhouse in Washington By Barbara Knox

Tea Cozy McMonigal Architects transforms a playhouse into a family retreat on Pelican Lake for reading, painting and taking tea By Camille

Gopher Goal Ellerbe Becket designs a Hall of Traditions and a strength-and-conditioning facility for the University of Minnesota football team By Burl Gilyard

Park Place Bentz/Thompson/Rietow creates a multipurpose park pavilion for Prior Lake By Barbara Knox

Room with a View The octagonal Agnes Martin Gallery at the Harwood Museum in Taos is a quiet space for contemplating minimalist art By Camille LeFevre

Screen Savers Neighborhood movie theaters, including the Suburban World in Minneapolis, have long played a role in neighborhood vitality By Jane King Hession, Assoc. AIA


Monticello Community Center
Architect: Ankeny Kell Architects, P.A.
Photographer: Don F. Wong