Lena Howard House, 1672 W. Blair Avenue, Saint Paul, Minnesota

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Lena Howard House

Address: 1672 Blair Avenue W
Neighborhood/s: Hamline-Midway, Saint Paul, Minnesota
Saint Paul, Minnesota
Ramsey County, Minnesota
State/province: Minnesota
Country: United States
Year built: 1926
Primary Style: Mission
Major Alterations: Intact
Historic Function: House/single dwelling or duplex
Current Function: House/single dwelling or duplex
Builder: W. Heimbach
Material of Exterior Wall Covering: None Listed
Material of Roof: None Listed
Material of Foundation: None Listed
Building Permit Number: 22723
First Owner: Lena Howard

Hamline-Midway Saint Paul Ramsey County

Lena Howard House, 1672 W. Blair Avenue, Saint Paul, Minnesota
(44.960818° N, 93.170976° WLatitude: 44°57′38.945″N
Longitude: 93°10′15.514″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 11/18/1982 Fieldworker: D. Olson

Legal description: "Lot 1, Block 1, Little & Hoyt's Addition"

Historical background: "The original owner and occupant of this house, which was built for $7500, was Mrs. Lena Howard."

Level of significance: "Local"

Statement of significance: "This is an interesting application of the Mission Revival, a style which originated in California and was exported to Minnesota during the peak of the bungalow movement in the 1910s-1920s."

Sources of information: "Polk's 1927 St. Paul City Directory"


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