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Beauty and Grandeur of Summit Avenue Homes

If you are a lover of grand architecture and rich history, Summit Avenue in St. Paul has the best of the best! American Planning Association has termed Summit Avenue as “one of America’s 10 greatest streets,” and we fully agree!
These elegant and sophisticated homes have grand entrances, welcoming front porches, and beautiful landscaping on the exterior. The interiors have original wood staircases, elaborate built-ins, and multiple levels of living spaces that any connoisseur of history would relish!
With architecture styles including Queen Anne, Beaux Arts, Colonial Revival, and Italian Renaissance, Summit Avenue has remained zoned for historic homes to preserve the original structures developed in the 1850’s. With all the breathtaking features, many of these beautiful homes are included in the Minneapolis/St. Paul home tour every year!
Homes for sale on this noted street vary from original condition to recently restored; perfect for the buyer who wants to invest time enhancing and rejuvenating, or the buyer who is looking for restored and polished!
There is also the resource of the Summit Hill Association. On their website (link below), they have local news, events, and ways to get involved!

Consider being part of the history of Summit Avenue!

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Staircase in the oldest house on Summit, 1858 Stuart Driscoll house, remodled in the 1880's by Cass Gilbert.
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