Nels Peterson House, 1772 W. Lafond Avenue, Saint Paul, Minnesota

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Nels Peterson House

Address: 1772 Lafond 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: 1889
Primary Style: Victorian
Historic Function: House/single dwelling or duplex
Current Function: House/single dwelling or duplex
Builder: McKay
Building Permit Number: 20771
First Owner: Nels Peterson

Hamline-Midway Saint Paul Ramsey County

Nels Peterson House, 1772 W. Lafond Avenue, Saint Paul, Minnesota
(44.959911° N, 93.175215° WLatitude: 44°57′35.68″N
Longitude: 93°10′30.774″W
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This is a simple Victorian house.

Some significant details include "fairly simple house with interesting elements. Enclosed porch with bracketed pediment. Unusual fan window somewhat Queen Anne in style. Flared eaves."

The legal description is "Lot 3, Block 6, Forest Lawn Addition"

"This house was one of five standing in 1892 on the block between Lafond and Thomas, Wheeler and Fairview. It has been altered considerably."[1]

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"The original owner and occupant of this house, which was built for $2,500, was Nels Peterson, a contractor and plasterer."

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