William A. Davern House, 1288 W. Hubbard Avenue, Saint Paul, Minnesota

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William A. Davern House

Address: 1288 Hubbard Avenue W
Neighborhood/s: Hamline-Midway, Saint Paul, Minnesota
Saint Paul, Minnesota
Ramsey County, Minnesota
State/province: Minnesota
Country: United States
Year built: 1887
Primary Style: Victorian
Historic Function: House/single dwelling or duplex
Current Function: House/single dwelling or duplex
Building Permit Number: 12331
First Owner: William A. Davern

Hamline-Midway Saint Paul Ramsey County

William A. Davern House, 1288 W. Hubbard Avenue, Saint Paul, Minnesota
(44.965645° N, 93.1544758° WLatitude: 44°57′56.322″N
Longitude: 93°9′16.113″W

This building is currently a duplex.

Some significant details include "ornate two story porch has turned columns, brackets, and simple fretwork on first floor and four sided series of rounded arches with sunrise motif on second floor. Transom over door and first floor window on main facade. Rectangular bay window on west facade."

The legal description is "Block 8, Lot 3, Hersey Woolsey's Addition"

"This delightful house is by far the most unusual and most ornate house in a wide area between Hamline and Lexington Avenue".[1]



"The original owner and occupant of this house was William A. Davern, a contractor. The house cost $1,500 to build, and there was originally a barn measuring 14x16' on the property."

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