White Bear Town Hall

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White Bear Town Hall

Before recent move
Address: 1281 Hammond Road�
White Bear Township, Minnesota
Ramsey County, Minnesota
State/province: Minnesota
Country: United States
Year built: 1885
Primary Style: Other
Major Alterations: Intact
Moved from Location: various
Historic Function: Civic
Current Function: Civic
Architect or source of design: Cass Gilbert
Builder: Vernacular
Material of Exterior Wall Covering: Stucco
Material of Roof: Asphalt

White Bear Township Ramsey

White Bear Town Hall
(45°5′46″N 93°1′12″WLatitude: 45°5′46″N
Longitude: 93°1′12″W

First government building designed by Cass Gilbert. In use as primary meeting place of local governemnt from 1885 through 2011



Meeting room.

Memories and stories


meeting room witnessed the daily business of community self governance through a long and proud history of civic engagement. Town of white and its proud Town Hall serve as witness to the continued ability of engaged citizenry to manage community toward mutual benifit


It is moving to contemplate the lineage of civic structures beginning in this little frame structure designed by Cass Gilbert as his ambitions grew through and to include design for the US Supreme Court building


The simplicity of this town hall represents well the simple approach possible toward self government. The people of White Bear Town have demonstrated for generations the ability oof willing neighbors to work together.

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