Designed by Frederick German for lumber and railroad baron John Millen in 1912, this home took over two years to build. This one-of-a-kind, unbelievable home was most recently owned by Dr. Joe and Fran Leek.Read More
Architect: Frederick German
2231 E. 3rd St.
Another marvelous East End design by Frederick German, the Baker’s rambling two-story Tudor Revival home features two massive “stacked” brick chimneys with corbelling, gauged brick molding and ribbing, flared tops, and three terra cotta chimney pots each. The estate includes an impressive carriage house with a shingled eyebrow dormer. Benjamin […]Read More
2602 E. 3rd St.
German & Jenssen’s design for the Starkey’s stucco-clad house is an eclectic masterpiece, with its north façade featuring Tudor Revival elements while the southern face has a more formal Colonial Revival look. Howard Starkey was president of the Consolidated Elevator Company. The company’s legacy remains on Duluth’s Rice’s Point in […]Read More
2525 E. 2nd St.
Long thought to be another work of William Bray and Carl Nystrom, recent research has revealed that this stunning two-story Colonial Revival house—known for the stone lions guarding the home from their perch on the front stairs—is the work of German and Lignell. (Together these two firms designed most of […]Read More
2328 E. 3rd St.
Only recently has research uncovered that Frederick German designed this Prairie style home for Edward and Rose Silbertsein, son and daughter-in-law of Bernard and Nettie Silberstein (see #14). Edward worked as secretary and general manager for his father’s Silberstein & Bondy Dry Goods store. In 1904 German added a fourth […]Read More