1339 West Van Buren Avenue, Saint Paul, Minnesota

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Hugh Flanley house

Address: 1339 West Van Buren Avenue
Neighborhood/s: Hamline Midway, Saint Paul, Minnesota
Saint Paul, Minnesota
Ramsey County, Minnesota
State/province: Minnesota
Country: United States
Year built: 1887
Primary Style: Queen Anne
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: None Listed
Building Permit Number: 9976
First Owner: Hugh Flanley
Notes: Asymmetrical design featuring second story projecting bay supported by sunrise motif brackets on West facade. Gabled open entrance porch with dentils. Incised carving in window frames. Some colored glass windows. Decorative stickwork.

The original owner of this house, which was built for $1,250, was Hugh Flanley, a blacksmith who lived at 493 Charles Street. The sweeping gabled roofline and ornate and intact charm of this cottage, make it a pleasing asset in a neighborhood of many newer houses.

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