1893 W. Taylor Avenue

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D. C. Tatum house

Address: 1893 West Taylor Avenue
Neighborhood/s: Hamline Midway, Saint Paul, Minnesota
Saint Paul, Minnesota
Ramsey County, Minnesota
State/province: Minnesota
Country: United States
Year built: 1886
Primary Style: Victorian
Major Alterations: Altered
Historic Function: House/single dwelling or duplex
Current Function: House/single dwelling or duplex
Builder: J. B. Rassman
Material of Exterior Wall Covering: Wood
Material of Roof: Asphalt Shingles
Material of Foundation: None Listed
Building Permit Number: 9390
First Owner: D. C. Tatum
Notes: Paired narrow windows. Pedimented square roof projection. Plain eaves. Open porch with massive truncated column supports.

The building permit lists the original owner of this house ad D.C. Tatum of Cincinnati. The house was built for an estimated $1,500. There is no D. C. Tatum listed in the 1887 St. Paul City Directory. A much altered Victorian house that sits below the street grade. It is the oldest house on the block.

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