In his early years of private practice as a Physical Therapist, Michal Milnes in Rochester, MN lived on the second story of his 1894-era Victorian while setting up his offices on the first floor. His choice of living and working in the Historic District of Rochester placed him squarely in the most architecturally significant area of Rochester. Even though Milnes now has a second 90’s era Victorian which is his family’s home, he is still only six blocks away from his offices in the Historic District.
Michael Milnes of Rochester, MN practices Physical Therapy from his offices in the Historic District of Rochester, N. His 1890’s era Victorian office building, though updated with modern plumbing and electricity, was built following the popular architectural styles of the day: Colonial Revival, Prairie School and Tudor Revival. The National Register of Historic Places District of Rochester is known as Pill Hill, so named for the many old homes built on the limestone bluff to be used by the staff of the Mayo Clinic, which is nearby. Michael Milnes’ practice offices and his home today were built in the 1890’s, an architectural era referred to as Victorian, named for the reign of Queen Victoria of England. Although named for the Queen, many of the architectural styles referred to as Victorian follow Georgian, Regency and Edwardian architecture.