Category Archives: Downtown

Ojibwe art downtown

This window artwork livens up the Ordean Building on the corner of 5th Avenue West and Superior street. The arts is by Sarah Howes. Click on her name to see more about these windows and find her blog about the importance of Indigenous Art. If you want to see a TV broadcast story, here is […]

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Fog and dirty snow

Today the tempature is mild (for us northerners) but the fog can be mystifying. I heard that it was raining in Pike Lake. It’s not raining along Skyline Drive, but the fog is think over the lake. Do you see the clock tower, and the Aerial Lift Bridge? And the smoke stack? The smoke stack […]

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Counting the votes

I’m sitting on the second floor of the Minnesota St. Louis County Courthouse. I know this isn’t really an exciting photo, but I didn’t want to freak the officials out by doing something more creative with my camera. The county auditor’s department is buzzing tonight as the votes are counted. (I have a spot job […]

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Vigil in remembrance and solidarity with Tree of Life Synagogue

A vigil was held at the corner or Lake Avenue and Superior Street on Mon. Oct. 29 in remembrance and solidarity with Tree of Life Synagogue. Each victim’s name is listed on the poster board. The bell, in the center left of the photo, was rung as each name was read. Here is a video of […]

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Curling Season has begun

The Duluth Curling Club is one of the oldest, largest, and most accomplished curling clubs in the United States. Proud home of the 2018 US Mens Gold Medal Champions, Team Shuster.

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Construction never ends

This photo was taken at the downtown public library at about 8 p.m. Notice it is already pitch dark. We took a class at the YMCA and by time we got out it was dark (about 7: 30) September is nice, but I’m not looking forward to the early darkness. Time to start up the […]

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Cornice on the Lonsdale building on West Superior Street

I didn’t know before I started Duluth Daily Photo that the decorate tops of buildings are called Cornice. From Wikipedia: A cornice (from the Italian cornice meaning “ledge”) is generally any horizontal decorative molding that crowns a building or furniture element – the cornice over a door or window, for instance, or the cornice around the top edge of a pedestal […]

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Jingle dancer peers over downtown Duluth

This mural is on the side of the American Indian Community Housing Organization’s building  (AICHO) in downtown Duluth. The building is on East Second Street and Second Avenue West Much of the time when I drive by it’s partly covered by a billboard, so I can’t see the whole thing. The other day I was […]

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Rooftop garden in downtown Duluth

Anyone care to guess which building this is? It right downtown on Superior Street, next door to Mainstream Fashions For Men.

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This car up

This is in an Art Deco Building in downtown Duluth. Do you know what building this is? Find out here.  According to  Zenith City Online: With very little public space to decorate the first-floor lobby became the building’s focal point. Its walls are faced floor-to-ceiling in dark tan Loredo Chiaro marble from Italy. The room’s […]

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