08 January 2013

For sale: the "Mary Tyler Moore" house

It's been a very, very long time since a big house with a sweeping front porch at 2104 Kenwood Parkway in south Minneapolis was prominently featured in the opening credits of the 1970s sitcom, the Mary Tyler Moore show, but some of you out there might remember.

That house is now on the market for $2.895 million and is listed with the Barry Berg Group/Coldwell Banker Burnet. The lengthy listing makes no mention of the home's fame (there was a time when the house was simply known as the "Mary Tyler Moore house," and the interior today bears little resemblance to the stage set where MTM's friend, Rhoda, had an apartment on the turreted third floor. That turret is still there in all its Victorian glory, but the 1900's-era house has been significantly renovated and is now a single-family house with 9,500 square-feet, including seven bedrooms and nine bathrooms.
From a story in the StarTribune, via Stuff about Minneapolis.

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