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"This house is a living museum that should be purchased on behalf of the city and state or private, registered as a Historic Property with the Department of the Interior and to assure investment and preservation, available to rent for all to experience this one of a kind architectural masterpiece here in Minnesota."

That's a quote from Tyler J. Aug, local director, producer, filmmaker, etc. And if you look at the pictures below, you may just agree 100%.

Built in 1970, it has 3 bedrooms, 3 full baths, one of the most unique kitchen/dining room spaces in Rochester, and an enormous amount of natural light and storage. 2,180 square feet on 2.21 acre lot. According to, the house was most recently put on the market for $750,000 on July 15, 2020 and sold on November 13, 2020 for $747,500.

This beautiful home, known as The Grabow House, was designed by John Howe who was Frank Lloyd Wright's chief draftsman for 25 years. The home features a prominent living room with an extensive hearth, a vaulted ceiling with a massive wall of windows perfect for gazing at the wildlife, and an oversized built-in sofa to accommodate entertaining.

The living room opens up with sliding doors leading out to a patio and screened porch surrounded by brick planters that blend the outdoor space with the interior brickwork of the fireplace.

All photos and information from Edina Realty, Karen Rue, Agent

1970 Rochester, MN Home Is A House Stopped In Time

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