749 N. Tatum Street, Saint Paul, Minnesota

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Per Persson building

Address: 749 North Tatum Street
Neighborhood/s: Hamline Midway, Saint Paul, Minnesota
Saint Paul, Minnesota
Ramsey County, Minnesota
State/province: Minnesota
Country: United States
Year built: 1906
Primary Style: Commercial
Additions: One story addition on west side of building curves along street (ca. 1911).
Major Alterations: Some/mostly intact
Historic Function: Business
Historic Function: apartment
Other Historic Function: apartment
Current Function: Other
Material of Exterior Wall Covering: Wood
Material of Roof: None Listed
Material of Foundation: None Listed
Building Permit Number: 45517
First Owner: Per Persson
Notes: Unusual commercial building retains some original storefront windows and transoms. Wooden cornice. Cornerboarded. Arched transom over door to second floor apartment.

Hamline Midway Saint Paul Ramsey

The two story commercial building on this site was built in 1906 at an estimated cost of $3,000 for Per Persson, a grocer who both worked and lived in the building. A $900 addition was constructed in 1911 (permit #57521). A modest 1906 commercial building which serviced this residential neighborhood. The one story addition to the building curves in an unusual way along Chelton Street.


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