Wilder Pavilion, St. Paul, MN


A look at mid-century modernist homes through the work of Close Associates,” Gar Hargens, AIA, President, Close Associates Inc., Architects, Minnesota Preservationist, March-April 2010

Recent Reviews

Close to Perfect,” Bette Hammel, Architecture Minnesota, May-June 2010

Gar Hargens, Insider” Jeremy Stratton, Finance & Commerce, March 2010

Designing Close to Home” Liz Riggs, The Bridge, September 02, 2008

Restoration and super insulation of the Practice House is the lead profile in Michelle Kodis’ recent book, Modern Cabins (Gibbs–Smith Press). It was also featured by Dale Mulfinger in the July 2009 Mpls./St. Paul Magazine.

“Esprit Décor”, Marc Mettler, Twin Cities SPACES, VOL 1, No 3, page 16, August/September 2005 Region 2

“Spotlight: Wizard's Hat Pavilion”, Laura Yuen, Saint Paul Pioneer Press, July 14, 2005

“Addition Built for the Book”, Cooper/Foster library addition, Larry Millett, Saint Paul Pioneer Press  Dec. 13, 2003

“Their Castle is Their Home”, Louis and Maud Hill House restoration, Debra O'Connor, Saint Paul Pioneer Press, July 14, 2002