Clara M. Lynn House, 662 Point Douglas Road, Saint Paul, Minnesota

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Clara M. Lynn House

Address: 662 Point Douglas Road
Neighborhood/s: Highwood, Saint Paul, Minnesota
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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Ramsey County, Minnesota
State/province: Minnesota
Country: United States
Year built: 1888
Primary Style: Queen Anne
Secondary Style: Shingle Stylewarning.png"Shingle Style" is not in the list of possible values (A-Frame, American Four-Square, Art Deco/Art Moderne, Arts and Crafts/Craftsman, Beaux Arts, Bungalow/Bungaloid, Cape Cod, Carpenter Gothic, Chateauesque, Classical Revival, Colonial Revival, Commercial, Dome, Dutch Colonial, Eastlake/Stick Style, Federalist, Folk, French Renaissance, Georgian, Gothic, Gothic Revival, Greek Revival, International, Italian Renaissance, Italianate, Mission, Modern, Neoclassical, Neoeclectic, Post Modern, Prairie School, Queen Anne, Ranch, Renaissance Revival, Richardsonian Romanesque, Rustic, Second Empire, Shingle, Southwest, Spanish Revival, Tudor Revival, Vernacular, Victorian, Victorian Gothic, Other) for this property.
Historic Function: Single Dwellingwarning.png"Single Dwelling" is not in the list of possible values (House/single dwelling or duplex, Airport terminal, Apartments/condominiums, Auditorium/music facility, Bank/financial institution, Barn/agricultural building, Business, Capitol , City hall/town hall/, Civic, Clinic/medical office, Clubhouse, College/university, Correctional facility, Courthouse, Dancehall/reception area, Department store, Drive-in restaurant or business, Energy facility, Fire/police station, Fortification, Gas/filling station, Government office, Grain elevator, Hospital, Hotel/motel, Institutional housing, Library, Manufacturing facility, Meeting hall, Military facility, Mortuary/funeral home, Multiple dwelling, Museum, Office, Organizational, Park building, Post office, Public works, Rail-related, including depots, Ranger station, Religious/Place of worship, Religious facility, other, Resort/spa, Restaurant, Sanitarium, School, Shopping center/mall/strip mall, Secondary building/sheds, privies, Sports facility/stadium, Theater/concert hall, Warehouse/storage, Other) for this property.
Builder: M.A. Robinson & Company
Building Permit Number: 16713
First Owner: Clara M. Lynn

Highwood Saint Paul Ramsey

Clara M. Lynn House, 662 Point Douglas Road, Saint Paul, Minnesota
(44.921507° N, 93.016821° WLatitude: 44°55′17.425″N
Longitude: 93°1′0.556″W
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"Clara M. Lynn, the owner, is the widow of John Lynn, who died ca. 1886. This house is one of a number of Shingle Style and Queen Anne wood frame houses in this area which date from the development of Burlington Heights, a commuter suburb serviced originally by two railroad lines which carried commuters into nearby downtown St. Paul to work, and home again to the rustic wooded bluffs of their country homes. This house may have been designed by Charles E. Joy, a local architect who designed several of the most interesting Victorian houses still standing in the area."

(Historic Sites Survey)

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    Ramsey County Historical Society, Inventory forms for Historic Sites Survey of St. Paul and Ramsey County, 1980-1983

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