1740 W. Taylor Avenue, Saint Paul, Minnesota

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L. A. Papke and Co. house

Address: 1740 West Taylor Avenue
Neighborhood/s: Hamline Midway, Saint Paul, Minnesota
Saint Paul, Minnesota
Ramsey County, Minnesota
State/province: Minnesota
Country: United States
Year built: 1913
Primary Style: Bungalow/Bungaloid
Major Alterations: Some/mostly intact
Historic Function: House/single dwelling or duplex
Current Function: House/single dwelling or duplex
Builder: L. A. Papke and Co.
Material of Exterior Wall Covering: Wood
Material of Roof: Asphalt Shingles
Material of Foundation: Concrete
Building Permit Number: 61922
First Owner: L. A. Papke and Co.
Notes: Fish scale shingles over 2nd floor and decorated bargeboards with geometric pattern. Enclosed porch with hipped roof.

The builder and original owner of this house was L. A. Papke and Co., general contractors and builders. Papke did not reside here and it would sem that the house was built for speculative purposes. A simple Craftsman Bungalow, marred by inappropriate fake brick siding.

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