1157 W. Sherburne Avenue, Saint Paul, Minnesota

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Jacob Koenig house

Address: 1157 West Sherburne Avenue
Neighborhood/s: Hamline Midway, Saint Paul, Minnesota
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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Ramsey County, Minnesota
State/province: Minnesota
Country: United States
Year built: 1890
Primary Style: Queen Anne
Major Alterations: Some/mostly intact
Historic Function: House/single dwelling or duplex
Current Function: House/single dwelling or duplex
Material of Exterior Wall Covering: Wood
Material of Roof: Asphalt
Material of Foundation: Limestone
Building Permit Number: 23238
First Owner: Jacob Koenig
Notes: Projecting 2nd floor balcony with hipped roof. Modillion on gable end of attic story. Slightly bowed left main facade at street level with 3 windows. Porch piers are massive concrete blocks and brick. Scalloped asbestos siding on second floor and stucco on first floor. Narrow bargeboards. Return gable roofline.

Hamline Midway Saint Paul Ramsey


The original owner of this house, which was built for $2450, was Jacob Koenig, a carpenter who resided nearby at 1151 Sherburne Avenue, and also was the original owner of the house at 1153 W. Sherburne Avenue. A large Victorian house showing signs of age and wear. The house next door is an elaborate clapboard sided Victorian.

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