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Purcell-Cutts House


 


William Gray Purcell and George Grant Elmslie
Purcell-Cutts House, Minneapolis, Minnesota 1913

An architect builds his family a home

This house was built in 1913 for the family of William Gray Purcell. It sits near Lake of the Isles in Minneapolis, Minnesota. William Purcell was an architect himself. He had some definite ideas for his new house. With the help of his business partner, George Elmslie, he designed the house he imagined and brought it to life. Let's look first at the kind of house Purcell didn't want.

   

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