Sorin Hall, Hamline University, 1536 Hewitt Avenue, Saint Paul, MN

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Sorin Hall

Address: 1498 Englewood Avenue
Neighborhood/s: Hamline-Midway, Saint Paul, Minnesota
Saint Paul, Minnesota
Ramsey County, Minnesota
State/province: Minnesota
Country: United States
Year built: 1958
Primary Style: International
Major Alterations: Intact
Material of Exterior Wall Covering: Brick
Part of the Site: Hamline University

Hamline-Midway Saint Paul Ramsey County

Sorin Hall, Hamline University, 1536 Hewitt Avenue, Saint Paul, MN
(44.964093° N, 93.1636693° WLatitude: 44°57′50.735″N
Longitude: 93°9′49.209″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: "Box-like dormitory building with first floor faced with stone, upper floors faces with brick. Widely spaced windows. Double door entrances on north and south facades."

Significant site and landscape features: "Open cement block wall surrounding small front parking lot."

Additional comments: "This building also houses one of Hamline University's two cafeterias. It is located on the north side of the first floor."

Historical background: "Sorin Hall was named for Elizabeth and Emily Sorin. These sisters were early graduates of Hamline University. The graduated in 1859."

Statement of significance: "An uninspired dormitory building."


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