VAN DUSEN MANSION
Year built: 1892.
Location: 1900 LaSalle Av. S., Minneapolis.
Size: The three-story, 12,000-square-foot home has five bedrooms and seven bathrooms; the two-story carriage house has 3,600 square feet, and the 1961 one-story classroom addition has 3,400 square feet.
Cost to build: $45,000.
Architect: Edgar Joralemon.
Exterior: Pink Sioux quartzite quarried in Luverne, Minn.
Number of windows: 144.
Number of ghosts: Two, according to house lore.
Why it's on the National Register of Historic Places: Despite the 1961 addition that altered its exterior, the building retains most of the original features and is a unique example of the architect's interpretation of the late 19th-century Richardsonian Romanesque and French Renaissance styles.