The Sivertson’s sign seems like from a different time. I’ve never seen it lit, but I bet it’s beautiful.
A series of interconnected offices that look like they hadn’t been painted in 40 years.
Every floor of the main hospital buildings had its own bathrooms. They often make obvious the fact that these buildings were intentionally built as permanent structures. Even a century after they were built, and several decades of total neglect, they were in fabulous condition.
General Mills bought Consolidated Elevator’s “D” in 1943 and renamed it “A,” though no additional elevators have followed from that firm to date. Visible on the right is the first annex, built along with the elevator in 1909.
A sizable crane on the corner of the engine house still swings out.
Looking up at the most conspicuous graffiti in the city on ADM #4.
From my archives–the NorShor as an innocent gentleman’s club, called ‘the NorShor Experience’.
90% of Brach’s looks like this. Concrete walls, mushroom pillars, and water over the floor.
Looking from the powerhouse across to the old Electrical Assembly side of the plant that manufactured products like thermostats. Most of the complex is connected by skyway and tunnel systems.