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Dayton's Bluff, Saint Paul, Minnesota
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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Ramsey County, Minnesota
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Saint Paul Ramsey County


Few locations in St. Paul offer the richness, history, convenience, value and spectacular views as Dayton’s Bluff does. It is also considered to be one of the greatest undiscovered gems in the city. First platted in 1857 by Lyman Dayton, Dayton’s Bluff precedes some of the more recognizable historic neighborhoods such as Summit Hill and Crocus Hill in age and holds just as many architectural treasures, left behind by the founding forefathers of St. Paul. The bluff began as an escape for the wealthy lumber barons and business men who could retreat to their castles high on the hill while still being close enough to keep an eye on their investments. In fact James J. Hill himself resided just below the bluff before he built his mansion on Summit Ave. As the most dramatic sites with amazing views of the city and river were already developed by the late 1880s there was still a great demand for homes in this fashionable area. With the great building boom in the bluff also came a great diversity in architectural and economic development. Simple worker’s cottages were intertwined with great sprawling mansions producing great diversity early on. Now over 150 years later this diversity continues to thrive in the bluff. The area is considered ideal for people who want a home in close proximity to the city without feeling like they have to live in the city. The area is also considered optimal for the home prices and value one can get for one of these exquisite properties. From great mansions to simple bungalows, homes can be purchased for relatively less than comparable homes in more well known areas. The difference is that in Dayton’s Bluff many of historic properties need some good TLC. Whereas unrestored homes in other districts are rarer and priced higher to reflect their demand, Dayton’s Bluff hold many treasures waiting to be restored. Once homes are restored they sell priced more comparably with those in other historic districts.


Dayton’s Bluff also offers a number of other attractive features such as the proximity to the freeways which makes for shorter commutes, the Bruce Vento nature sanctuary which is a 27 acre nature preserve with many trails and stretches along the Mississippi river to Swede Hollow as well as Metro State University, culturally diverse stores and countless other cultural characteristics. Dayton’s Bluff was founded upon a cultural melting pot theory that all could live equally, side by side in the same neighborhood and this belief is still in full motion and with a current revitalization underway. These reasons and many more make one of St. Paul’s oldest jewels an attractive place to call home.




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Buildings in Dayton's Bluff, Saint Paul, Minnesota

# Street
1044 Wilson Street, Saint Paul, Minnesota 10441,044 Wilson Street
1085 Bush Avenue, Saint Paul, Minnesota 10851,085 Bush Avenue
338 Maple Street, Saint Paul, Minnesota 338338 Maple Street
393 Bates Avenue North, Saint Paul, Minnesota 393393 Bates Avenue N
627 Greenbrier Street North, Saint Paul, Minnesota 627627 Greenbrier Street N
634 Arcade Street, Saint Paul, Minnesota 634634 Arcade Street
635 Greenbrier Street North, Saint Paul, Minnesota 635635 Greenbrier Street N
671 Conway Street, Saint Paul, Minnesota 671671 Conway Street
699 Wilson Avenue, Saint Paul, Minnesota 699699 Wilson Street
700 3rd Street East, Saint Paul, Minnesota 700700 3rd Street E
702 3rd Street East, Saint Paul, Minnesota 702702 3rd Street E
723 3rd Street East, Saint Paul, Minnesota 723723 3rd Street E
752 East Margaret Street, Saint Paul, Minnesota 752752 Margaret Street
765 6th Street East, Saint Paul, Minnesota 765765 6th Street E
767 6th Street East, Saint Paul, Minnesota 767767 6th Street E
773 6th Street East, Saint Paul, Minnesota 773773 6th Street E
774-776 6th Street East, Saint Paul, Minnesota 775775 6th Street E
783 6th Street East, Saint Paul, Minnesota 783783 6th Street E
835 6th Street East, Saint Paul, Minnesota 835835 6th Street E
926 4th Street East, Saint Paul, Minnesota 926926 4th Street E
935 Hudson Road, Saint Paul, Minnesota 935935 Hudson Road
Adolph & Anna Muench House, 653 5th Street East, Saint Paul, Minnesota 653653 5th Street E
Andrew J. Hoban House, 762 Sixth Street East, Saint Paul, Minnesota 762762 6th Street E
Annice E. Keller House, 761 6th Street East, Saint Paul, Minnesota 761761 6th Street E
Archelaus Pugh Residence, Mound southeast corner McLean (108 Mounds Blvd) , Saint Paul, Minnesota 108108 Mounds Boulevard
Arthur & Elsa Koenig House, 757 6th Street East, St. Paul, Minnesota 757757 6th Street E
Darius Hevener House, 729 6th Street East, St. Paul, Minnesota 729729 6th Street E
Edward W. White House, 702 4th Street East, Saint Paul, Minnesota 702702 4th Street E
Eichenwald Row House, 393-399 Eichenwald Street, Saint Paul, Minnesota 393393 Eichenwald Street
Eichenwald Row, 393-399 Eichenwald Street, St. Paul, Minnesota 393393 Eichenwald Street
Euclid View Apartments, 234-238 Bates Avenue North, Saint Paul, Minnesota 234234 Bates Avenue N
George E. Hess Building, 449 East 7th Street, Saint Paul, Minnesota 449449 7th Street E
George Pabst Grocery, 789-804 Margaret Street East, Saint Paul, Minnesota 789789 Margaret Street E
Gustav Muench House, 334 Mounds Boulevard, Saint Paul, Minnesota 334334 Mounds Boulevard
Gustav Willius residence, 408 Mounds Boulevard, Saint Paul, Minnesota 408408 Mounds Boulevard
Harry Blackmun Boyhood Home, 847 4th Street East, Saint Paul, Minnesota 847847 4th Street E
Henry & Hilda Defiel House, 732 Margaret Street East, Saint Paul, Minnesota 723723 Margaret Street E
Herbert Keller House, 771 6th Street East, Saint Paul, Minnesota 771771 6th Street E
Holman Methodist Church, 243 Bates Avenue North, Saint Paul, Minnesota 243243 Bates Street N
James E. Thompson Residence, 230 Mounds Boulevard, Saint Paul, Minnesota 230230 Mounds Boulevard
James Middleton residence, 144 Bates Avenue, Saint Paul, Minnesota 144144 Bates Avenue
John & Alvina Seeger House, 655-657 5th Street East, Saint Paul, Minnesota 655655 5th Street E
John & Annice Keller Home, 394 Eichenwald Street, Saint Paul, Minnesota (1874-ca.1930) 394394 Eichenwald Street
John Allenson House, 635 Bates Avenue North, Saint Paul, Minnesota 635635 Bates Avenue N
John Doeren Cigar Factory, 699 7th Street East, Saint Paul, Minnesota 699699 7th Street E
Julia Knauft House, 654 4th Street East, Saint Paul, Minnesota 654654 4th Street E
Leithauser Building, 800 - 806 3rd Street East, Saint Paul, Minnesota 800800 3rd Street E
Margaret Street Police Substation, 745 Margaret Street East, Saint Paul, Minnesota 745745 Margaret Street E
Martin Brown residence, 728 East Third Street, Saint Paul, Minnesota 728728 Third Street E
Max Toltz House, 352 Bates Avenue North, Saint Paul, Minnesota 352352 Bates Avenue N
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Structures in Dayton's Bluff, Saint Paul, Minnesota

Sites in Dayton's Bluff, Saint Paul, Minnesota

3M Plant, Saint Paul, Minnesota
Hamm Brewery, Saint Paul, Minnesota
Keller Row, Saint Paul, Minnesota
Lake Phalen
Swede Hollow Park, Saint Paul, Minnesota

Tours in Dayton's Bluff, Saint Paul, Minnesota

Dayton's Bluff Driving Tour
Dayton's Bluff Walking Tour
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