1378 West Minnehaha Avenue, Saint Paul, Minnesota

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John North house

1378 W. Minnehaha Avenue
Address: 1378 W. Minnehaha Avenue
Neighborhood/s: Hamline-Midway, Saint Paul, Minnesota
City/locality-
State/province
Saint Paul, Minnesota
County-
State/province:
Ramsey County, Minnesota
State/province: Minnesota
Country: United States
Year built: 1899
Primary Style: Victorian
Major Alterations: Some/mostly intact
Historic Function: House/single dwelling or duplex
Current Function: House/single dwelling or duplex
Builder: Lovene and Anderson
Material of Exterior Wall Covering: Wood
Material of Roof: Asphalt
Material of Foundation: None Listed
Building Permit Number: 3632
First Owner: John W. North
Notes: This house as an "octagonal tower. Classical ornamentation, modillions, wide frieze, gables return. Gable end second story window is 1/1 topped by a fanlight - wood trim represents pilasters. First floor projecting bay window on east facade."

1. The information provided here is from the 1983 Ramsey County Historical Society and Saint Paul Heritage Preservation Commission Historic Sites Survey

Hamline-Midway Saint Paul Ramsey


"The original owner and occupant of this house, which was built for $1,200, was John W. North, a trimmer at the Northern Pacific Shops. A two story house with Classical Revival detailing, unusual on this block because of its octagonal tower."

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