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Seybold & Lundquist - Mayowood Historic District

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Seybold & Lundquist - Mayowood Historic District

  1. 1. Mayowood Historic DistrictKate SeyboldSITE CONTEXT HISTORY OF MAYOWOOD -The estate of Mayowood is a complex of buildings that were originally created and designed by Dr. Charles H. Mayo, founder of the Mayo Clinic, from 1911-1939. It then became the home of his son Dr. Charles W. Mayo from 1939-1968 -It covered 3,000 acres and included a man-made lake, gardens, a wildlife preserve, a horse track, nine active farms, and numerous other buildings and landscape elements -Dr. Mayo donated the complex to the Olmstead County History in 1965 -The Mayowood Mansion was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1910, the districtMinneapolis to Mayowood Mayo Clinic to Mayowood Mansion & landscape were added in 1970Mansion -Approximately 4 miles SW of the-Approximately 88 miles SE of Mayo Clinicthe Twin Cities -Close proximity to HWY 52 CHARACTER DEFINING ELEMENTS The Mansion Pathways “Heavily Wooded to Rolling Terrain” Landscape Features The Bridge
  2. 2. The Mayowood Rehabilitation Center will provide a relaxing and calming environment for long term, as well as short term patients. Dr. Charles Mayo’sMayowood Rehabilitation Center philosophy was to integrate and educate through the natural landscape. The rebabilitation center will be a space and home of comfort and healing because of the built and natural spaces of the site. RESTORATION & PRESERVATION FOCUS -Fixing Mansion exterior & interior spaces -Bridge for pedestrian use -Surrounding landscape & pathways -Gazebo -Fish breeding ponds -Parking structureFloor Plan Pedestrian BridgePatient Bedroom Fountain Elements Gazebo

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