Summit Hill (Saint Paul, MN)

By Jennifer Kirby, The Luxury Agent
(Kirby Fine Homes)
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* I orginally featured this home on my luxury blog, last April. Since then, the home even looks worse when you drive by it, which is what I did today. Sparkly winter snow doesn't even help. This weeks featured historic home is located at 475 Summit Avenue in Saint Paul, MN.Why is it that I am al...

By Jennifer Kirby, The Luxury Agent
(Kirby Fine Homes)
Comments 11
This weeks feature is not of a home, but of a historic building called Woodland Terrace in St. Paul.Located on Dayton Avenue, the row house was built in 1889, supposedly by B.J. Buechner. They were renovated in the 1980s and updated with new mechanicals, etc. The building really is amazing once ...

By Jennifer Kirby, The Luxury Agent
(Kirby Fine Homes)
Comments 2
This weeks showcase Historic Home of St Paul is 629 Summit Avenue.I probably should have posted this during Halloween, but I forgot!Built in 1896, this whimsical home was built for William Kirke and his wife by the famous Clarence Johnston. Johnston is known for having designed over 30 homes on S...

By Jennifer Kirby, The Luxury Agent
(Kirby Fine Homes)
Comments 5
This weeks featured Historic Home is 285 Summit Avenue.In 1882, a two story Second Empire Home was built on this site by Henry Rice, a local congressman and US Senator. He owned the home until it was purchased by Fredrick Fogg in 1894. In 1899, A. H. Stem was contracted by Mr. Fogg to remodel th...

By Jennifer Kirby, The Luxury Agent
(Kirby Fine Homes)
Comments 3
This weeks Historic Home is 807 Summit Avenue.Built in 1906 by Clarence Johnston for the Samuel Dittenhofer family, this home definitely stands out from the Victorian homes nearby. Jacob Dittenhofer built the home as a wedding gift for his son, Samuel, and his wife Madeline Lang.The beautifully d...

By Jennifer Kirby, The Luxury Agent
(Kirby Fine Homes)
Comments 3
This weeks Historic Home of St Paul is 366 Summit Avenue.Built in 1928 at a cost of $120,000, this home was constructed for Dr. Egil Boeckman, a St Paul physician at the time. His wife, Rachel Boeckman, was the daughter of the famous railroad tycoon, James J. Hill and was the last home built by ...

By Jennifer Kirby, The Luxury Agent
(Kirby Fine Homes)
Comments 0
It is really hard to photograph this home in the summer months as the trees hide the home well when in full bloom. Also, the home is covered in vines, pretty much hiding all the architectural details that make it a beauty. I for one don't like vegetation on homes, but alas, some don't seem to min...
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