Drew Hall of Science, 1536 Hewitt Avenue, Saint Paul, Minnesota

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Drew Hall of Science

Address: 1536 Hewitt Avenue W
Neighborhood/s: Hamline-Midway, Saint Paul, Minnesota
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State/province
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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Ramsey County, Minnesota
State/province: Minnesota
Country: United States
Year built: 1960
Primary Style: International
Historic Function: College/university
Current Function: College/university
Material of Exterior Wall Covering: Brick
Part of the Site: Hamline University

Hamline-Midway Saint Paul Ramsey County

Drew Hall of Science, 1536 Hewitt Avenue, Saint Paul, Minnesota
(44.967125° N, 93.16525° WLatitude: 44°58′1.65″N
Longitude: 93°9′54.9″W
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The information provided here is from the 1983 Ramsey County Historical Society http://www.rchs.com and Saint Paul Heritage Preservation Commission Historic Sites Survey:

Date of site visit 3/3/1982 by Fieldworker: R. Younger

Significant details: "Box-like brick structure with large rectangular panels of windows. Two greenhouses attached to building at rear. Entrances located at outer corners of main facade."

Significant site and landscape features: "Curved brick wall around rear courtyard."

Historical background: "Drew Hall of Science was named cot Charles M. Drew (1868-1944), a business man who was one of Hamline University's most important benefactors. He was a major donor to both the Drew Hall of Science and the Drew Fine Arts Building."

Statement of significance: "A straightforward, functional science building named after a Hamline benefactor, Charles M. Drew."

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