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St. Paul Cathedral’s Stained-Glass Windows

“Each of which is nearly 19 feet across, it’s a circle, so it’s hundreds of square feet of glass and now this past year we raised money for 18 additional smaller windows,” Father Ubel said.

Where would one find a vendor that could handle such a monumental task? The church asked local company Gaytee-Palmer to bring its over 100 years of experience to the project. The windows are soaked, cleaned, disassembled, releaded and reinstalled – each offering inspiration that will last at least another hundred years.

“If you take the time to look at them, to reflect, God’s light shines through in such beautiful and many ways,” Father Ubel said.

Read full article at CBS Minnesota

Wyoming State Capitol Restoration

Gaytee Palmer Stained Glass is proud to have been a part of the Wyoming State Capital Restoration. Wyoming State Capital will be celebrating the completion of the restoration work July 10, 2019.








Minnesota State Capital Project Update

Minnesota State Capital Phase I

Taking the stained glass panels apart, preparing for the re-leading process

Taking the stained glass panels apart, preparing for the re-leading process

Dis-assembled, cleaned, re-leaded

Dis-assembled, cleaned, re-leaded

Re-installing stained glass panels

Re-installing stained glass panels

New Install for St. Charles Borromeo

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Our most recent install, and the newest addition to St. Charles Borromeo. For more information on our custom stained glass windows, click here.

Gaytee-Palmer Stained Glass is a family owned and operated business located in the heart of the Northeast Minneapolis Arts District. Founded in 1918, we have been serving the Midwest for nearly 100 years. We specialize in custom designed stained glass windows, window repair and restoration, and protective storm coverings. Have a question? We encourage you to contact us at (612) 872-4550.

Northeast Minneapolis Arts District Named Best in U.S.


The votes are in! Northeast Minneapolis Arts District is the winner in the ‘Best Art District’ contest category for USA TODAY 10Best Readers’ Choice. We are proud to this home and are blessed to be a part of such a strong and loyal community.

Congratulations to all the winning districts!

  • Northeast Minneapolis Arts District
  • SoWa –Boston
  • Station North –Baltimore
  • Heidelberg Project –Detroit
  • Dallas Arts District
  • Santa Fe Railyard Arts District
  • Parkway Museums District – Philadelphia
  • Houston Museum District & Project Row Houses
  • Museum Row on Miracle Mile – Los Angeles
  • Culver City Arts District

On April 1st Celebrate Northeast Minneapolis Arts District winning the Best Art District Award from USA Today. The event is at the Solar Arts Building, located at 711 NE 15th Avenue, catered by Chowgirls, with live music and a cash bar. Solar Arts is home to 36 creative businesses including artists, designers, photographers and arts-related service providers, as well as Indeed Brewery, and Chowgirls Killer Catering, official caterer of the Northeast Minneapolis Arts District in 2015. See you there! (via Northeast Minneapolis Arts District)

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