1447 W. Blair Avenue, Saint Paul, Minnesota

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Thomas Nicholsen House

Address: 1447 Blair Avenue W
Neighborhood/s: Hamline-Midway, Saint Paul, Minnesota
Saint Paul, Minnesota
Ramsey County, Minnesota
State/province: Minnesota
Country: United States
Year built: 1915
Primary Style: Bungalow/Bungaloid
Additions: New aluminum windows.
Major Alterations: Some/mostly intact
Historic Function: House/single dwelling or duplex
Current Function: House/single dwelling or duplex
Architect or source of design: Charles Bassford
Builder: A.J. Engebo
Material of Exterior Wall Covering: Wood
Material of Roof: Asphalt
Material of Foundation: Concrete
Building Permit Number: 67243 from Ramsey County Historical Society
First Owner: Thomas E. Nicholsen

Hamline-Midway Saint Paul Ramsey County

1447 W. Blair Avenue, Saint Paul, Minnesota
(44.96136° N, 93.161266° WLatitude: 44°57′40.896″N
Longitude: 93°9′40.558″W

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

Date of site visit 1/15/1982 Fieldworker: G. Whitney

Significant site and landscape features: "Across from Woodrow Wilson Jr. High School playing field."

Legal description: "Lot 19, Block 5, Auditor's Subdivision #5"

Historical background: "The original owner and occupant of this house, which was built for $2,000, was Thomas E. Nicholsen, inspector at the Department of Labor."

Level of significance: "Local"

Statement of significance: "A particularily large bungalow. Its half-timbering sets it apart from the many bungalows in this area."

Sources of information: "Polk's 1916 St. Paul City Directory",

Historic Site Survey Collection - Ramsey County Historical Society


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