875 N. Aldine Street, Saint Paul, Minnesota

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Address: 875 Aldine Street N
Neighborhood/s: Hamline-Midway, Saint Paul, Minnesota
Saint Paul, Minnesota
Ramsey County, Minnesota
State/province: Minnesota
Country: United States
Year built: 1909
Primary Style: Colonial Revival
Additions: Exterior stairways and side porch drive.
Major Alterations: Altered
Historic Function: House/single dwelling or duplex
Current Function: Apartments/condominiums
Builder: Gustav Anderson
Material of Exterior Wall Covering: Asbestos
Material of Roof: Asphalt Shingles
Material of Foundation: Inapplicable
First Owner: Adam I. Birtch

Hamline-Midway Saint Paul Ramsey

875 N. Aldine Street, Saint Paul, Minnesota
(44.967024° N, 93.1721655° WLatitude: 44°58′1.286″N
Longitude: 93°10′19.796″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 11/1/1981 Fieldworker: M. Michaud

The fenestration is "rectangular 1/1 double hung," with a "hipped (bellcast) and gable" roof style. The building has "one interior endwall red brick" chimney and is built with a "wood frame."

Significant details: "The large gable ends on the hipped roof create a pedimented effect on all four sides of the house. There is a large open porch stretching across the main facade. The eaves of the gable ends are boxed. The living room window on the main facade has a transom of colored and leaded glass. There is a large porte cochere-like projection with square columns at the side."

Significant site and landscape features: "House sits further back than any of the others around it."

Legal description: "Lots 1-2, Block , Auditor's Sub #51"

Historical background: "The original owner of this house, which was built for $6,000, was Adam I. Birtch, owner of the Birtch Land Timber Co. in the Endicott Building."

Level of significance: "Local"

Statement of significance: "A large pre-World War I Colonial Revival house which has been stripped of some original details."

Sources of information: "1909 Polk's St. Paul City Directory"


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