Ignatius Eckert House, 724 Ashland Street, Hastings, Minnesota

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Ignatius Eckert House

Photo taken 2001
Address: 724 Ashland Avenue
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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Dakota County, Minnesota
State/province: Minnesota
Country: United States
Year built: 1850
Primary Style: Italianate
Historic Function: House/single dwelling or duplex
Current Function: House/single dwelling or duplex
Material of Foundation: Limestone

Saint Paul Dakota County

Ignatius Eckert House, 724 Ashland Street, Hastings, Minnesota
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National Register of Historic Places Information
Reference Number: 78003071
Reference URL: [Reference]
Certification date: July 21, 1978
Level of significance: Local
Primary Style: Italian Villa


The Ignatius Eckert House is an 1868 home, located at 724 Ashland Street, Hastings in the U.S. state of Minnesota. The wooden Italian Village-style house features a hipped roof with cupola on top. It is an example of the "Country Homes" style of Andrew Jackson Downing, a pioneer in American landscape architecture. The original owner, Reverend G. W. T. Wright was a minister at the nearby Hastings Methodist Episcopal Church. Retired farmer, Ignatius Eckert bought the home ca. 1909.

Cupolated Italian Villa style frame residence, moved from abandoned townsite of Nininger in 1857.

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