1624 Emerson Avenue North, Minneapolis, Minnesota

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1624 Emerson Avenue North, Minneapolis, Minnesota. ca. 2010
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1624 Emerson Avenue North, Minneapolis, Minnesota. ca 1922
Address: 1624 Emerson Avenue N
Neighborhood/s: Old Highland, Minneapolis, Minnesota, Near North, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Hennepin County, Minnesota
State/province: Minnesota
Country: United States
Year built: 1904
Primary Style: Greek Revival
Secondary Style: Neoclassical
Major Alterations: Intact
Historic Function: House/single dwelling or duplex
Current Function: House/single dwelling or duplex
Architect or source of design: A.J. Anderson
Builder: A.J. Anderson
Material of Roof: Asphalt Shingles
Material of Foundation: Limestone
Building Permit Number: B60328
First Owner: George F. Maddaus

Property Description: 2.5 stories; steeply-pitched, gabled roof; wide, boxed eaves with Italianate brackets added to cornice line; full-width, colonnaded porch beneath front-gable (giving the house the appearance of a miniature Greek temple with its traditional classical pediment); wide band of trim beneath the cornice of both the main roof and the porch roof (undecorated board); fluted Doric columns compose porch supports; balustrade is composed of turned spindles.

North façade features 2 story bay with a gabled dormer; dormer features Palladian window.

Outbuildings: Garage

House is original to site.

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[1] Historical building permit for 1624 Emerson Avenue North

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