1718 W. Taylor Avenue, Saint Paul, Minnesota

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Orrin J. Wenzel house

Address: 1718 West Taylor 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: 1914
Primary Style: Colonial Revival
Major Alterations: Some/mostly intact
Historic Function: House/single dwelling or duplex
Current Function: House/single dwelling or duplex
Builder: J. S. Sweitzer (1424 Capitol)
Material of Exterior Wall Covering: Wood
Material of Roof: Asphalt Shingles
Material of Foundation: Concrete
Building Permit Number: 63381
First Owner: Orrin J. Wenzel
Notes: Plain boxed cornice, simple architraves, pediment over entryway on enclosed porch with 8 light windows. Main entrance flanked by sidelights with transom above. Porch has square pilaster columns and hipped roof. Lattice work under porch.

Hamline Midway Saint Paul Ramsey


The original owner of this house, which was built for $2,300, was Orrin J. Wenzel, an instructor at Hamline University, who lived at 1735 Hewitt Avenue. A basically intact bungalow featuring Colonial Revival detailing.

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