1549 W. Minnehaha Avenue, Saint Paul, Minnesota
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1549 W. Minnehaha Avenue
|Address:||1549 Minnehaha Avenue W|
|Neighborhood/s:||Hamline-Midway, Saint Paul, Minnesota|
|Saint Paul, Minnesota|
|Ramsey County, Minnesota|
|Additions:||New windows, enclosed porch & siding|
|Major Alterations:||Alterations more apparent than original|
|Moved from Location:||no|
|Current Function:||House/single dwelling or duplex|
|Architect or source of design:||Fred Hroth|
|Builder:||J. B. Rossman/ W. I. Stevens|
|Material of Exterior Wall Covering:||Shingle|
|Material of Roof:||Asphalt Shingles|
|Building Permit Number:||17503|
|First Owner:||John C. Stevens|
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 1/27/1982 Fieldworker: G. Whitney
The roof style on this home is an "intersecting hip and gable" style. The house has "one interior brick chimney" with "rectangular, 3/1 and 6/1" fenestration.
Significant details: "Huge steeply pitched hipped roof projection on third floor with canted corners, bay of four windows with 3/1 sash, and hooded frieze. Plain window frames. Some windows are paired."
Historical background: "The original owner of this house, which was built for $5,000, was John C. Stevens who lived at the northwest corner of Minnehaha and Asbury" see John C. Stevens House.
Level of significance: "Local"
Legal description: "Lot 11, Block 8, Hamline Plat. Addition"
Statement of significance: "This very large Victorian home has an unusual hip roofed projection on the third floor."Sources of information: "1889-90 Polk's St. Paul City Directory"
This building is undergoing exterior rennovation from 2008-2009.