McCarthy House, 633 N. Snelling Avenue, Saint Paul, Minnesota

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McCarthy House

Address: 633 Snelling Avenue N
Neighborhood/s: Hamline-Midway, Saint Paul, Minnesota
Saint Paul, Minnesota
Ramsey County, Minnesota
State/province: Minnesota
Country: United States
Year built: 1917
Primary Style: Bungalow/Bungaloid
Major Alterations: Intact
Historic Function: House/single dwelling or duplex
Current Function: House/single dwelling or duplex
Material of Exterior Wall Covering: Stucco
Material of Roof: Asphalt Shingles
Material of Foundation: Brick
Building Permit Number: 71074
First Owner: William R. McCarthy

Hamline-Midway Saint Paul Ramsey County

McCarthy House, 633 N. Snelling Avenue, Saint Paul, Minnesota
(44.960307° N, 93.167458° WLatitude: 44°57′37.105″N
Longitude: 93°10′2.849″W

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

Data of site visit 2/8/1982 by Fieldworker: R. Younger

The McCarthy House has "one interior brick" chimney with a "rectangular 6/1" fenestration design, and a "jerkinhead" roof style.

Other significant details: "Lower half of first floor is brick, upper half and second floor are stuccoed. Main jerkinhead end has brackets and a set of four windows. 1st floor had overhanging roof with exposed rafters and brackets. The roofline is arched over entrance door. North facade has 1st floor shed roof over side entrance."

Additions & alterations: "Some aluminum combination windows."

Significant site and landscape features: "Garage in rear."

Legal description: "Lot 3, Block 1, Rossman Addition"

Historical background: "The original owner of this house, according to the building permit, was Mildred McCarthy. The 1918 city directory does not list a Mildred McCarthy, but does list William R. McCarthy, a physician, as living and practicing in this house. The house was built for an estimated $5,000."

Level of significance: "Local"

Statement of significance: "A large brick bungalow with brick base and stucco covering the upper walls."

Sources of information: "1918 Polk's St. Paul Cith Directory."


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