Donald Cattanach House, 1031 13th Avenue Southeast, Minneapolis, Minnesota

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Donald Cattanach House

Address: 1031 13th Avenue SE
Neighborhood/s: Southeast Como, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Hennepin County, Minnesota
State/province: Minnesota
Country: United States
Year built: 1893
Architect or source of design: Donald Cattanach
Builder: Donald Cattanach

Southeast Como Minneapolis Hennepin

Donald Cattanach House, 1031 13th Avenue Southeast, Minneapolis, Minnesota
(44.988763° N, 93.233688° WLatitude: 44°59′19.547″N
Longitude: 93°14′1.277″W

The charm of this petite stone cottage in Gothic style often inspires visitors to imagine it as a fairy tale setting. The use of stone for a residence of this scale is very unusual. Donald Cattanach was a mason, and it is believed that he designed the house and did the masonry construction himself. The front window stonework is especially notable. Other stylistic features include: • multiple front gables, a common Gothic style expression • Gothic quatrefoil detail above porch • polychrome detail above second floor window • round bullseye window in gable above door

The cottage is now designated as a Minneapolis Historic Landmark.


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