Unformatted text preview: St. Anthony Main is a good example of development and a continued symbol of prosperity in Minnesota. In the 19 th and beginning of the 20 th the St. Anthony falls was seen as a symbol of economic prosperity, with the lumber, boom, and mill industry, bringing jobs and families to the area. Today the falls continue to stand as a symbol of prosperity, but with a different purpose, entertainment. The area now contains bars, fine dining, festivals, and up-scale condos and retail stores. The area is now not just a source and symbol for monetary capital, but also cultural capital, and the Twin Cities is proud of this historic district. I think Dorr who was a business man, but also a man who cared about his city and its people would be proud to see the area blossom into a cultural attraction, that was only possible because of its original attraction of capital....
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- Spring '11
- Mississippi River, Saint Anthony Falls, Caleb D. Dorr, St. Anthony Main