Old College Street: The Historic Heart of Rochester, by Ken Allsen

By Ken Allsen

each urban has a local that housed its earliest founders and their successors, an enclave of neighborhood strength and fiscal luck. For Rochester, Minnesota, this local is personified via a ten-block stretch of tree-shaded highway initially platted in 1855 as West university road, now specific as 4th road Southwest. within the span of a hundred and fifty years, and occasionally 3 generations of exceptional constructions have come and long gone during this local. less than the path of movers and shakers like George Head and Dr. William J. Mayo, the road contributed to shaping the city's architectural legacy and outline its objective. subscribe to architectural historian Ken Allsen on a walk down this storied street.

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