Saint Paul's Downtown Deco & River Balcony
Adult Classes and Activities / Gain Skills -
Learn about the unusual collection of 13 art deco structures next to the river and the time period 1920-1940 when it evolved after the devastating 1918 pandemic. Enjoy the incredible view from the bluff, where the river balcony will connect downtown to the river. Join us in the cultural garden at the foot of the Robert Street Bridge, 160 E. Kellogg Blvd., for an overview of the epic story with local historian Joan Mathison. Download her self-guided walking tour to your phone to explore the neighborhood on your own, checking out 5 new food and drink options next door. Why not consider registering with a friend?
Discover the secrets of the city from your local guide, Joan Mathison, founder of Adventures with a Locavore, a social enterprise. Her experience as a pastry chef, history geek and community development professional certified in sustainability gives her a unique perspective to share as she introduces you to her neighborhood.