1153 W. Sherburne Avenue, Saint Paul, Minnesota

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Jacob Koenig house

Address: 1153 West Sherburne Avenue
Neighborhood/s: Hamline Midway, Saint Paul, Minnesota
Saint Paul, Minnesota
Ramsey County, Minnesota
State/province: Minnesota
Country: United States
Year built: 1890
Primary Style: Victorian
Major Alterations: Intact
Historic Function: House/single dwelling or duplex
Current Function: House/single dwelling or duplex
Material of Exterior Wall Covering: Wood
Material of Roof: Asphalt Shingles
Material of Foundation: Limestone
Building Permit Number: 22961
First Owner: Jacob Koenig
Notes: Asymmetrical facade dominated by a two story squre entrance tower with groups of three rounded arched window openings. 1st floor of tower has rounded arches with vertical sheathing supported by rectangular columns and pilasters. Small rectangular Queen Anne window within entrance porch. West half of facade has 1 story slightly projecting bay window. Gable returns, cornerboards.

The original owner of this house was a carpenter, Jacob Koenig, who lived next door at 1151 Sherburne (unless the street addresses were changed). This house has an unusual picturesque design with an interesting square entrance tower. It has been preserved well.

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