1464 West Minnehaha Avenue, Saint Paul, Minnesota

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Frederick M. Grant House

1464 W. Minnehaha Avenue
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Address: 1464 W. Minnehaha Avenue
Neighborhood/s: Hamline-Midway, Saint Paul, Minnesota
Saint Paul, Minnesota
Ramsey County, Minnesota
State/province: Minnesota
Country: United States
Year built: 1891
Primary Style: Victorian
Major Alterations: Some/mostly intact
Historic Function: House/single dwelling or duplex
Current Function: Apartments/condominiums
Material of Exterior Wall Covering: Wood
Material of Roof: Asphalt Shingles
Material of Foundation: Limestone
Building Permit Number: 25236
First Owner: Frederick M. Grant
Notes: Complex plan, vertical emphasis. Wide overhanging eaves with exposed rafters, brackets. Large porch wraps around east and main facade has turned columns, dentils. Fishscale shingles in gabled ends. Some new stained glass. 2 story, 3 sided bay window on east side wall. 1st floor of main facade has very tall, narrow windows. Arched window with fanlight and 2 story, 3 sided bay window on west side. Weathervane on peak of roofline.

Hamline-Midway Saint Paul Ramsey

The original owner and first resident of this house was Frederick M. Grant, a "travel agent" (which could be either a travelling salesman or a travel agent). The house cost $5000 to construct. A delightful, large Victorian house which has been preserved well.


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