Lost Duluth II Airs One Week from Tonight

Note: This piece was reposted with permission from Zenith City. You can find the original post here.

WDSE-TV will air “Lost Duluth II,” the second documentary based on the book Lost Duluth by Zenith City Press, Tuesday, March 5 at 7 p.m. as part of its spring pledge drive..

The first “Lost Duluth” documentary aired in March of 2012, almost three months before the book was released. Written by Zenith City’s Maryanne C. Norton and Tony DierckinsLost Duluth become a regional bestseller and is a finalist for the 2013 Minnesota Book Awards.

This time around, the documentary occasionally departs from subjects found in the book to show viewers some fascinating not-so-lost reminders of what the Zenith City has lost, including two buildings constructed by Bernard Silberstein and tunnels under Superior Street in Downtown Duluth.

The documentary also features Zenith City’s Heidi Bakk-Hansen, who introduces viewers to some of the citizens Duluth has lost as she strolls through Forest Hill Cemetery. Zenith City publisher Tony Dierckins also makes an appearance, discussing Duluth’s lost grain trade, and Dennis Lamkin of the Duluth Preservation Alliance shows off his historic home—Silberstein’s “Highpoint,” which the pioneer retailer built as an anniversary present for his wife, Nettie.

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