1736 West Minnehaha Avenue, Saint Paul, Minnesota

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Charles A. Donaldson House

Address: 1736 W. Minnehaha Avenue
Neighborhood/s: Hamline-Midway, Saint Paul, Minnesota
Saint Paul, Minnesota
Ramsey County, Minnesota
State/province: Minnesota
Country: United States
Year built: 1908
Primary Style: Colonial Revival
Additions: Two story enclosed porch at rear.
Major Alterations: Some/mostly intact
Historic Function: House/single dwelling or duplex
Current Function: House/single dwelling or duplex
Builder: Charles A. Donaldson
Material of Exterior Wall Covering: Wood
Material of Roof: Asphalt Shingles
Material of Foundation: Limestone
Building Permit Number: 51041
First Owner: Charles A. Donaldson
Notes: Enclosed porch with hipped roof, square columns and plain cornice. Recessed panel on cornerboards. Two story bay window on east facade. Pedimented gable ends. Decorative fasciaboard. Fixed window inside porch with glass transom. Palladian attic level window with keystone and diamond tracery. Simple architraves.

Hamline-Midway Saint Paul Ramsey

The original owner, occupant and builder of this house was Charles A. Donaldson, a foreman for Brooks Brothers. The house cost $3,000 to construct. This house is like hundreds, if not thousands, of Colonial Revival style houses throughout the city.


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