Charles M. Drew Residence, 1523 Hewitt Avenue, Saint Paul, Minnesota

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Charles M. Drew Residence

Address: 1523 Hewitt Avenue W
Neighborhood/s: Hamline-Midway, Saint Paul, Minnesota
Saint Paul, Minnesota
Ramsey County, Minnesota
State/province: Minnesota
Country: United States
Year built: 1945
Primary Style: Gothic Revival
Major Alterations: Intact
Historic Function: College/university
Historic Function: Dormitory
Other Historic Function: Dormitory
Current Function: College/university
Current Function: Dormitory
Other Current Function: Dormitory
Builder: Aderson-Sweitzer
Material of Exterior Wall Covering: Brick
Building Permit Number: 127166
Part of the Site: Hamline University

Hamline-Midway Saint Paul Ramsey County

Charles M. Drew Residence, 1523 Hewitt Avenue, Saint Paul, Minnesota
(44.9664626° N, 93.1648736° WLatitude: 44°57′59.265″N
Longitude: 93°9′53.545″W

The information provided here is from the 1983 Ramsey County Historical Society and Saint Paul Heritage Preservation Commission Historic Sites Survey:

Date of site visit 3/1/1982 by Fieldworker: R. Younger

Significant details: "Brick building with stone or concrete trim at base. Ornate projecting entrance bay has segmental arched entrance, two story segmental arched panel enframing windows at 2nd and 3rd stroies, and projecting parapet wall/balustrade at top."

Additions and alterations: "New windows"

Historical background: "Charles M. Drew Residence was constructed for an estimated $275,000. It was named for businessman Charles. M Drew, who was a major benefactor to Hamline University and financed this dormitory and the Drew Hall of Science.

Statement of significance: "An interesting period revival dormitory."


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