Hamline Playground Building, 1564 W. Lafond Avenue, Saint Paul, Minnesota

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Hamline Playground Building

Address: 1564 Lafond Avenue W
Neighborhood/s: Hamline-Midway, Saint Paul, Minnesota
Saint Paul, Minnesota
Ramsey County, Minnesota
State/province: Minnesota
Country: United States
Year built: 1940
Primary Style: Modern
Historic Function: Park building
Current Function: Park building
Builder: W.P.A.
Building Permit Number: 61877
First Owner: City of St. Paul

Hamline-Midway Saint Paul Ramsey County

Hamline Playground Building, 1564 W. Lafond Avenue, Saint Paul, Minnesota
(44.959706° N, 93.166149° WLatitude: 44°57′34.942″N
Longitude: 93°9′58.136″W

This building is near a public park.

Some significant details include "symmetrical facade with stone watertable, stone piers between windows, rectangular recessed panels at cornice level, stepped parapet with flagpole at center, slightly rounded projecting canopy over door, transom."

"This building is one of a number of straightforward playground structures in the city which were built under the tenure of the W.P.A. and are manifestations of the impact that the Roosevelt administration had on public architectures in the area."[1]



"This building was constructed by the W.P.A., at a cost of $29,500 for the city of St. Paul."

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