Kopper's Coke Company, 1000 N. Hamline Avenue, Saint Paul, Minnesota

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Kopper's Coke Company

Address: 1000 Hamline Avenue N
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: 1916
Primary Style: Other
Historic Function: Office
Current Function: Other
Architect or source of design: H. Kopper's Company, Pittsburgh
Builder: H. Kopper's Company, Pittsburgh
Building Permit Number: 69550
First Owner: Minnesota By-Products Coke Company

Hamline-Midway Saint Paul Ramsey County

Kopper's Coke Company, 1000 N. Hamline Avenue, Saint Paul, Minnesota
(44.968159° N, 93.1568711° WLatitude: 44°58′5.372″N
Longitude: 93°9′24.736″W
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This building was formerly the office of the Kopper's Coke Company and is currently vacant.

Some significant details include "simple gabled roof structure with parapet endwalls, red ceramic tile roof, enclosed gabled entrance area, single leaf door with narrow sidelights and transom. Concrete sills, some decorative brickwork."

"A brick period revival industrial office which served as the headquarters for the Kopper's Coke operations adjacent to the Great Northern Railroad tracks, north of this building."[1]

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History

"This building was built in 1916 at a cost of $210,400. The original owner was the Minnesota By-Products Coke Company, apparently a local name for Kopper's Coke Company. The building served as the Kopper's Coke Office from 1916 until ca. 1980."

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