Zenith City on Tap
February 20 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pmFree
Every Wednesday in February Glensheen presents Zenith City On Tap, a series of talks on the history of Duluth by author and historian Tony Dierckins, publisher of Duluth’s Zenith City Press.
February 20: Duluth’s 1889 City Hall and Its Mayors
Renowned Duluth architect Oliver Traphagen designed Duluth’s 1889 City Hall at the southwest corner of Superior and East Second Streets to serve the seat of Duluth’s municipal government, which it did until 1929. This presentation reaches beyond the architecture of this brownstone jewel to introduce the audience to the twelve mayors that served within its walls from 1889 to 1929 and their impact on the history of the Zenith City, then traces the building’s tenant history to today and explores the many myths and legends surrounding this iconic structure.