1402 W. Thomas Avenue, Saint Paul, Minnesota

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W. H. Fox house

Address: 1402 West Thomas 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: 1889
Primary Style: Queen Anne
Major Alterations: Altered
Historic Function: House/single dwelling or duplex
Current Function: House/single dwelling or duplex
Architect or source of design: C. M. George
Builder: W. H. Fox
Material of Exterior Wall Covering: Wood
Material of Roof: Asphalt Shingles
Material of Foundation: Limestone
Building Permit Number: 19893
First Owner: W. H. Fox
Notes: Asymmetrical design. Gable end on main facade has a band of 3 Queen Anne style windows topped by brackets which support a decorative hipped hood. Brackets and modillions at eaves. Large rounded stained glass window on west side of main facade. Hipped roof open porch with gable over entrance (porch now enclosed). 1 story, 3-sided bay window on east side wall. Siding, porch enclosed, many new windows, some decorative details removed.

Hamline Midway Saint Paul Ramsey


The original owner of this house, which was built for $5,000, was W. H. Fox who is not listed in 1890-1892 City Directory. This large Queen Anne style house retains many of its original decorative features even though the porch has been enclosed and inappropriate siding has been installed.

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