Archdiocese Chancery and Residence, 226-230 Summit Avenue, Saint Paul, Minnesota

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Archdiocese Chancery and Residence

Address: 226 Summit Avenue
Neighborhood/s: Summit Hill, Saint Paul, Minnesota
City/locality-
State/province
Saint Paul, Minnesota
County-
State/province:
Ramsey County, Minnesota
State/province: Minnesota
Country: United States
Year built: 1963
Primary Style: Modern
Historic Function: Office
Historic Function: House/single dwelling or duplex
Other Historic Function: House/single dwelling or duplex
Current Function: Office
Current Function: House/single dwelling or duplex
Other Current Function: House/single dwelling or duplex
Architect or source of design: Cerny & Associates
Material of Exterior Wall Covering: Brick

Summit Hill Saint Paul Ramsey County

Chancery, Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis, Built in 1963 (1961 according to Ramsey County property tax records;) Contemporary in style; Cerny Associates, architects.

The two story, 47013 square foot, building replaced the Wilder Mansion, a great brick and stone house that was built in 1887 for Amherst Wilder, one of St. Paul's wealthiest men. This structure is listed on the National Register of Historic Places as part of the Historic Hill District. The Wilder Mansion replaced the George L. Otis house, which was built in 1863 and was razed in 1886. The Wilder Mansion had functioned as the chancery for 41 years, until Archbishop John Gregory Murray (1877-1956) refused to continue to live there because he thought that it was too ostentatious.

Archdiocese Chancery and Residence, 226-230 Summit Avenue, Saint Paul, Minnesota
(44.946081° N, 93.108527° WLatitude: 44°56′45.892″N
Longitude: 93°6′30.697″W
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National Register of Historic Places Information
Reference Number: 76001067
Reference URL: [Reference]
Certification date: August 13, 1976
Level of significance: State


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