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Photographed along Lake of the Isles on a beautiful autumn day.

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Autumn Beauty

On Tuesday I spent the afternoon with a friend. We walked around Lake of the Isles. The crimson and golden hues presented plenty of photo opportunities. Here’s are some photos from the afternoon walk. Big thanks to my friend for stopping and waiting for me to capture all the images.

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This week’s challenge is the theme “Together”.  Here are a few shots I took earlier today while out seeing homes on the Minneapolis and Saint Paul Home Tour.

It was overcast when I walked by these two bikes in East Isles. I applied a couple of Photoshop filters to this one to create an art look.

Trees along the lake were blossoming and in the pink!

A father and daughter were playing in a tree, more or less unseen but heard. They said yes to having their picture taken and gave thumbs up about their experience in the tree.

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Photos of the Day
April 5, 2011

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Photo of the Day
January 3, 2011

Photographed at Kenwood Park by Lake of the Isles in Minneapolis, MN.

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Lake of the Isles–October 2010
Part 1 in a Series

A sculpture of a horse in a front yard of a home on Lake of the Isles Parkway.
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Former Railroad Bridge—Now Midtown Greenway Trail

Bridge Photo for October 13, 2010

This channel lies between Lake of the Isles and Lake Calhoun. Bikers, walkers, runners, and others make use of the trails and paths that surround the lakes. People travel this waterway by canoe, paddle boats, and kayaks during warm weather months. In winter months, people take advantage of these frozen, open spaces for walking, ice skating, cross-country skiing, and other activities.

Link to Midtown Greenway Information

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Winning Design Bridge at Lake of the Isles and Dean Parkway

Should This Bridge be Saved?

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Shadows fall across a path in front of a runner.


Photographed at Lake of the Isles in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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Photo of the Day

Lake of the Isles, Minneapolis MN

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A beautifully detailed bridge at Lake of the Isles by Dean Parkway.
Minneapolis, Minnesota

This classically inspired concrete-arch bridge was the result of a design competition held by the Park Board. The winning designers were William Cowles and Cecil B. Chapman. Completed in 1911. Still beautiful and functional today.

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“Hump Day” Now Seen in a Whole New Way

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Bridge Photo for May 19, 2010

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Featured: Illyricun Condo

Illyricun Condominium in Minneapolis, MN

This elegant and beautiful building is located at 2719 Humboldt Avenue South in Minneapolis. It’s a short walk to both Lake of the Isles and Uptown. The association is comprised of seven units, six that are almost 1800 square feet in size and one garden level unit that is less than 1000 square feet.

Illyricun Condominium in Minneapolis MN

The building was originally built as an apartment house and retains most, if not all, of the exquisite exterior detailing from when it was constructed in 1913. The front steps lead to a two-story, exterior entry area; the doorway is framed in an arch and the opening at the second level is also arched. The top floor units have arched windows along the front of their units which provide continuity with the framing arches on the first and second floors.

There is currently one unit on the market, priced at $349,900.

Living room with fireplace

Note the windows on three sides of the living room. Divine!

Formal dining room with built-in buffet and elegant moldings.

Sunny kitchen with informal dining area.

Unique tile work in the bathroom that has a separate tub and shower.

Spacious entry hall / foyer

Contact me for more information about these units and other condo properties in Minneapolis.

Kate Walsh, Realtor®
Lakes Area Realty
612.220.3309
info@designhouse9.com

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Tonight was the Luminary Loppet on Lake of the Isles. It’s a sight to behold. What’s a luminary loppet, you ask? Here’s how it’s described on the official site:

“Thousands of ice luminaries, an ice pyramid and the Ice-Cropolis! Bon fires, coffee, hot cocoa and cookie stations. Non-competitive – registration is open to snowshoers, walkers* and skiers alike.”
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Luminary Loppet on Lake of the Isles, Minneapolis, MN – Feb. 6, 2010

Read more about this weekend-long City of Lakes Loppet.

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