1660 West Minnehaha Avenue, Saint Paul, Minnesota

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Bertha Oerting house

Address: 1660 W. Minnehaha Avenue
Neighborhood/s: Hamline-Midway, Saint Paul, Minnesota
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State/province
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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Ramsey County, Minnesota
State/province: Minnesota
Country: United States
Year built: 1904
Primary Style: Colonial Revival
Historic Function: House/single dwelling or duplex
Current Function: House/single dwelling or duplex
Builder: Jacob Oerting
Material of Exterior Wall Covering: Wood
Material of Roof: Asphalt Shingles
Material of Foundation: Stone
Building Permit Number: 43366
First Owner: Bertha Oerting
Notes: Hipped roof front porch with pedimented gable over entrance, supported by Tuscan Columns, with simple turned balusters. Some stained glass windows. Two story bay window on east side.

Hamline-Midway Saint Paul Ramsey


The original owner of this house, which was built for $3500, was Bertha Oerting, the wife of Jacob Oerting who was a contractor who built the house. Both of these people also lived here. This simple house represents the transition occuring in St. Paul vernacular architecture between the Victorian and the Colonial Revival styles.

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