Isanti County

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Isanti

Isanti County is the name of the Izanty Indians, the ancient name of the Santee Indians, members of the Dakota alliance.

 

Created:   February 13, 1857

County Seat:

Cambridge 1854 – present

 

County Courthouse – Cambridge

 

Location:   555 18th Avenue SW / Dellwood Street South

Built:  1993 – 1996

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Buetow and Associates, Inc.

Contractor:  Lovering Johnson Inc.

 

Description:  The building faces north and is a three story red colored brick structure. On the north front is a large yellowish stone clad portico with dark glass windows. On the east section are long vertical windows and on the west section are small rectangular windows. The roof line is flat.

 

Old County Courthouse - Cambridge 

 

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Location:  237 2nd Avenue SW / Birch Street

Built:  1887 – 1888

Style:  French Second Empire and Italianate

Architect:  P J Lind

Contractor:  P J Lind

 

Description:  The building faces north and is a two story red colored brick and wood structure. The north front has a square brick tower with buff stone frame at the entrance and steep mansard roof. The main roof is grey slate. There is a brick belt between the first and second stories. The basement was remodeled in 1996.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Kanabec County

E – Chisago County

S – Anoka County

W – Sherburne County and Mille Lacs County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2007 and 2010