Location: St. James A.M.E. Church, 3600 Snelling Avenue, Howe Neighborhood
St. James African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church reflects the heritage of the first African American congregation formed in Minneapolis and Minnesota. Completed in 1959 the building was designed in a vernacular style with mid-century modern influences by architect Irwin H. Kilstofte. It was designated a local historic landmark in 2018.
For more information:
City of Minneapolis Heritage Preservation Landmark
Heritage Preservation Application Summary
Photo: Brian Donahue