Gillmer-Gleason House • 11 Red Cedar Lane

The newest house on Red Cedar Lane fits in nicely

Architect: Bruce Knutson
Date: 1990
Style: English Cottage Revival

The Josephs, who owned 5 Red Cedar Lane, sold the eastern part of their large lot, where this house was built. A timber frame surrounds the front door. The exterior surface of the house, called roughcast, is stucco with extra depth achieved by the inclusion of pea-sized stones (compare with the smoother stucco on 6 and 10 Red Cedar Lane).

Previously, the Josephs had a subterranean bomb shelter here. Tom Eisenstadt, who lived at 1 Red Cedar Lane says, “The bomb shelter was a large diameter cylinder of corrugated steel. It was accessed via a manhole style entrance down a ladder. My parents were rather unwillingly enlisted as half owners/funders of the project.”

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Gleason House

Gleason House

Creator: Photo by Richard L. Kronick View File Details Page

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Private Property

Street Address:

11 Red Cedar Lane, Minneapolis, MN [map]

Cite this Page:

Richard L. Kronick, “Gillmer-Gleason House • 11 Red Cedar Lane,” Minneapolis Historical, accessed December 12, 2017, http://minneapolishistorical.org/items/show/113.
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