Peterson Dormitory, 1475 Englewood Avenue, Saint Paul, Minnesota

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Peterson Dormitory

Address: 1475 Englewood Avenue W
Neighborhood/s: Hamline-Midway, Saint Paul, Minnesota
Saint Paul, Minnesota
Ramsey County, Minnesota
State/province: Minnesota
Country: United States
Year built: 1969
Primary Style: International
Major Alterations: Intact
Historic Function: College/university
Historic Function: Dormitory
Other Historic Function: Dormitory
Current Function: College/university
Current Function: Dormitory
Other Current Function: Dormitory
Architect or source of design: Hammel, Green, and Abrahamson
Builder: Sweitzer Construction
Material of Exterior Wall Covering: Brick
Building Permit Number: 96960
Part of the Site: Hamline University

Hamline-Midway Saint Paul Ramsey County

Peterson Dormitory, 1475 Englewood Avenue, Saint Paul, Minnesota
(44.9640923° N, 93.162699° WLatitude: 44°57′50.732″N
Longitude: 93°9′45.716″W

The information provided here is from the 1983 Ramsey County Historical Society and Saint Paul Heritage Preservation Commission Historic Sites Survey:

Date of site visit 3/1/1982 by Fieldworker: R. Younger

Significant details: "Brick dormitory composed of cubic masses, projecting and receding. Single entrances on west and north facades."

Significant site and landscape features: "Courtyard enclosed by concrete retaining wall"

Historical background: "This dormitory was constructed at an estimated cost of $475,000. It was named for George Peterson, who was born in 1902, graduated from Hamline in 1926, and became a member of the Hamline Board of Trustees in 1966. He was editor of the editorial page of the 'Minneapolis Star' newspaper for many years and is presently President Emeritus of the University (1983)."

Statement of significance: "A modern, functional dormitory named for George Peterson, a Hamline graduate and longtime supporter of the university."


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