W.L. Banning residence, 75 Wilkin Street, Saint Paul, Minnesota

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William L. Banning Residence

William L. Banning House, engraving, c.1857
Address: 75 Wilkin Street
Neighborhood/s: Uppertown, 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: 1855
Year razed: c.1924
Primary Style: Italianate
Historic Function: House/single dwelling or duplex
Material of Exterior Wall Covering: Brick
Material of Roof: Wood Shingle
Material of Foundation: Limestone
First Owner: William L. Banning

Uppertown Saint Paul Ramsey

W.L. Banning residence, 75 Wilkin Street, Saint Paul, Minnesota
(44.939335° N, 93.105999° WLatitude: 44°56′21.606″N
Longitude: 93°6′21.596″W
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One of the early, great mansions of the Uppertown neighborhood. Considered to be one of the finest homes in St. Paul, when it was built in 1855. The Banning family occupied the house to about 1900. The house was later used for many years, as the Jewish Home for the Aged. The house was razed c.1924, and a four-unit apartment building built on the site. That building was moved to Irvine Park in the mid-1960s, and the present brick apartment building built on the site. The original limestone wall which surrounded the Banning property, existed until being replaced in the 1990s. One of the great losses to the historic fabric of Uppertown. Jim Sazevich, 2011.

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