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Peavey-Haglin Experimental Concrete Grain Elevator

St. Louis Park, Minnesota
County of Hennepin.
National Register Number: 78001547
Resource type: Structure.
Property type: Agriculture/Subsistence - agric.Outbuilding. The threat level was Emergency in
Congressional District: MN-3 Certified Local Government: NO

Statement of Significance (as of designation - December 21, 1981):
Constructed 1899-1900, this 125' high cylinder with an inner diameter of 20' is the first such structure in North America and perhaps the world. The forerunner of a building type that dominates the landscape in the grain-growing regions of the country, it was built by grain company owner Frank H. Peavey (1850-1901) and architect Charles F. Haglin (1849-1921) of poured reinforced concrete.

Steward indicates that landmark is in "emergency" status, but provides no reason as to why.

There have been no changes since the last reporting period.

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