Portland Terrace, 548-554 Portland Avenue, Saint Paul, Minnesota

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Portland Terrace

Address: 548 Portland Avenue
Neighborhood/s: Summit-University, Saint Paul, Minnesota
Saint Paul, Minnesota
Ramsey County, Minnesota
State/province: Minnesota
Country: United States
Year built: 1885
Primary Style: Romanesquewarning.png"Romanesque" is not in the list of possible values (A-Frame, American Four-Square, Art Deco/Art Moderne, Arts and Crafts/Craftsman, Beaux Arts, Bungalow/Bungaloid, Cape Cod, Carpenter Gothic, Chateauesque, Classical Revival, Colonial Revival, Commercial, Dome, Dutch Colonial, Eastlake/Stick Style, Federalist, Folk, French Renaissance, Georgian, Gothic, Gothic Revival, Greek Revival, International, Italian Renaissance, Italianate, Mission, Modern, Neoclassical, Neoeclectic, Post Modern, Prairie School, Queen Anne, Ranch, Renaissance Revival, Richardsonian Romanesque, Rustic, Second Empire, Shingle, Southwest, Spanish Revival, Tudor Revival, Vernacular, Victorian, Victorian Gothic, Other) for this property.
Secondary Style: Classical Revival
Historic Function: Multiple Dwellingwarning.png"Multiple Dwelling" is not in the list of possible values (House/single dwelling or duplex, Airport terminal, Apartments/condominiums, Auditorium/music facility, Bank/financial institution, Barn/agricultural building, Business, Capitol , City hall/town hall/, Civic, Clinic/medical office, Clubhouse, College/university, Correctional facility, Courthouse, Dancehall/reception area, Department store, Drive-in restaurant or business, Energy facility, Fire/police station, Fortification, Gas/filling station, Government office, Grain elevator, Hospital, Hotel/motel, Institutional housing, Library, Manufacturing facility, Meeting hall, Military facility, Mortuary/funeral home, Multiple dwelling, Museum, Office, Organizational, Park building, Post office, Public works, Rail-related, including depots, Ranger station, Religious/Place of worship, Religious facility, other, Resort/spa, Restaurant, Sanitarium, School, Shopping center/mall/strip mall, Secondary building/sheds, privies, Sports facility/stadium, Theater/concert hall, Warehouse/storage, Other) for this property.
Architect or source of design: Gilbert and Taylor
Material of Exterior Wall Covering: Brick
Notes: Blair and Grace Flandrau lived in 548 Portland

Summit-University Saint Paul Ramsey

Portland Terrace, 548-554 Portland Avenue, Saint Paul, Minnesota
(44.942392° N, 93.123478° WLatitude: 44°56′32.611″N
Longitude: 93°7′24.521″W

This brick rowhouse is attributed to architect Cass Gilbert and his partner James Knox Taylor. It is often called the Bookstaver Rowhouse.



Blair and Grace Flandrau moved to 548 Portland in 1919.

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    Ray, Georgia. Grace Flandrau: Voice Interrupted (Roseville, Minn.: Edinborough Press, 2007).

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