1754 W. Blair Avenue, Saint Paul, Minnesota

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Address: 1754 Blair Avenue W
Neighborhood/s: Hamline-Midway, Saint Paul, Minnesota
Saint Paul, Minnesota
Ramsey County, Minnesota
State/province: Minnesota
Country: United States
Year built: 1904
Primary Style: Victorian
Major Alterations: Intact
Historic Function: House/single dwelling or duplex
Current Function: House/single dwelling or duplex
Builder: Robert Marvin
Material of Exterior Wall Covering: Wood
Material of Roof: Asphalt Shingles
Material of Foundation: None Listed
Building Permit Number: 42931
First Owner: J.R. Alter

Hamline-Midway Saint Paul Ramsey County

1754 W. Blair Avenue, Saint Paul, Minnesota
(44.960821° N, 93.174325° WLatitude: 44°57′38.956″N
Longitude: 93°10′27.57″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 1/18/1982 Fieldworker: L. Scott

The fenestration is "1/1 rectangular double hung" with a "gable" roof style. The building is built with a "wood frame clapboard."

Significant details: "Simple symmetrical design. Open facade porch with pediment, turned balusters, square columns, and ornate brackets. Gable ends has returns and small rounded arch window. Cornerboards."

Legal description: "Lot 9, Block 4, Forest Lawn Addition"

Historical background: "The original owner of this house, which was built for $2500, was J.R. Alter."

Level of significance: "Local"

Statement of significance: "The most intact and oldest Victorian house on the block."


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