Albert Wunderlich House, 1599 Portland Avenue, Saint Paul, Minnesota

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Albert Wunderlich House

Address: 1599 Portland Avenue
City/locality-
State/province
Saint Paul, Minnesota
County-
State/province:
Ramsey County, Minnesota
State/province: Minnesota
Country: United States
Year built: 1915
Primary Style: Prairie School
Historic Function: Single Dwellingwarning.png"Single 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: Charles A. Hausler and Percy D. Bentley
Builder: H.M. Elmer
Building Permit Number: 65447
First Owner: Albert Wunderlich

Saint Paul Ramsey

Albert Wunderlich House, 1599 Portland Avenue, Saint Paul, Minnesota
(44.94366043646016° N, 93.16878318786621° WLatitude: 44°56′37.178″N
Longitude: 93°10′7.619″W
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"Albert Wunderlich was the president of the Security Mercantile Agency and was a commissioner of education. The architects of this house have not been documented but it contains several unmistakable signs of Bentley and Hausler's first work. The contours and fenestration are plainly influenced by Walter Burley Griffin's 'concrete bungalow' designs in suburban Chicago. This house is a major landmark in the area and is one of the finest and most intact Prairie Style houses built in all of St. Paul" (Historic Sites Survey)

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    Ramsey County Historical Society, Inventory forms for Historic Sites Survey of St. Paul and Ramsey County, 1980-1983

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