Noteable Quotes #14: Sinclair Lewis Describes Downtown Minneapolis circa 1942

Minneapolis is so ugly. Parking lots like scars. Most buildings are narrow, drab, dirty, flimsy, irregular in relationship to one another -- a set of bad teeth.

[Sinclair Lewis describing downtown Minneapolis in 1942, quoted in  Larry Millet's Lost Twin Cities.]

[Downtown Minneapolis, 1942.]

No comments: