Zion Lutheran Church, 1697 W. Lafond Avenue, Saint Paul, Minnesota

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Zion Lutheran Church

Address: 1697 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: 1912
Primary Style: Gothic Revival
Secondary Style: Mission
Historic Function: Religious/Place of worship
Current Function: Religious/Place of worship
Builder: John Peterson
Building Permit Number: 58447

Hamline-Midway Saint Paul Ramsey County

Zion Lutheran Church, 1697 W. Lafond Avenue, Saint Paul, Minnesota
(44.960438° N, 93.171833° WLatitude: 44°57′37.577″N
Longitude: 93°10′18.599″W
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This brick church includes a bell tower.

Some significant details include "gabled sanctuary with short gabled transept arms. Wide square corner entrance and bell tower with brick corner towers which extend above the roofline, and are topped by pointed finials. On opposite side of main facade there is a slightly projecting entrance bay. Each of the two main entrances has a wide pointed arched opening with double doors and a stained glass transom with the present name of the church worked in the glass. Brick buttresses between bays on the side walls."

The legal description is "Block 2, Lots 7 & 8, George Brothers Addition"

"Though most of the detailing of this church is Late Gothic Revival style, it has some tile eaves which recall the Mission Revival style. It is a basically intact design."[1]

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"This building was built as the Swedish Lutheran Church. It cost $10,000 to construct."

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