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“Visited by students at the U of M. Quite famous and beautiful. Proud to have it in Owatonna.”

Prairie School Bank
Ranked #2 of 23 things to do in Owatonna
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Owner description: Built in the early 1900s this financial institution features stained glass, murals and ornate chandeliers.
Reviewed November 16, 2012

Has to be seen to be believed. You go up stairs and read the history and see the beautiful murals on all of the walls and ceilings. It is also a functioning Wells/Fargo Bank.

Thank maasgirl
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Reviewed September 20, 2012

A very uniquely designed building, just minutes from the freeway. See the other reviews for knowledgeable architectural info, but I can vouch for it's distinctiveness and beauty as someone who doesn't have any knowledge of architecture. Also check out the lovely courthouse across the square.

Thank Joe S
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Reviewed August 1, 2012

I have been in or through Owatonna over a hundred times and finally made it to this Louis Sullivan desgned building. Imagine a farmer taking his deposit to the bank back in the 20s or 30s. It is a palace and something to behold. Check out the mural of the cows, the orniate tile work and the light fixtures. Luckily Wells Fargo still keeps this landmark going for us to all enjoy.

1  Thank Veni-vidi-vicidotcom
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Reviewed June 25, 2012

Worth the effort to see. You don't see a building like this every day.

Thank Shelly B
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Reviewed April 29, 2012

Worth a stop in to look. This is now the main Wells Fargo branch. Take about 20 minutes to go inside and just gaze all around. Amazing!

1  Thank tivab0
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