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Mansions of the Guilded Age: The Hill Homes (#1620)

Dean and Robin explore an exclusive historic district in St. Paul, Minnesota, where dozens of Gilded-Age mansions are located just blocks from the downtown commercial district and the state capitol. They take a walking tour of the avenue, visiting a newly decorated Queen Anne-style home built in 1884 and two of the street's biggest mansions, including the huge Richardsonian Romanesque home built by railroad tycoon James J. Hill. [26 minutes] Closed Captioning

This episode has not aired in the past few months on Iowa Public Television.

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Series Description: Hometime, hosted by Dean Johnson, is a do-it-yourself home improvement television series. Its aim is to provide the average homeowner with step-by-step home improvement advice for professional-looking results. In addition to how-to instruction, the show provides information on constructing new houses and renovating older homes.

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