The house at 445 Summit Avenue was built in 1882 for Henry and Emma Shipman, and cost around $8,500 including the carriage house. Constructed of stone on the first story and frame construction for the second and third, the house is Queen Anne in…

This Medieval Rectilinear styled house at 339 Summit Avenue was built in 1898 for the cost of $14,000. The owner Crawford Livingston hired architect Cass Gilbert to design the home. The house’s unique design makes it stand out on the avenue, with…

The large brick and stone house at 332 Summit Avenue was built in 1889 by Edgar and Mary Long. Designed by the architectural firm of Gilbert and Taylor, the mansion is Romanesque in style, and construction costs came to about $30,000. He also built a…

The first house to stand at 294 Summit Avenue was a large Italianate mansion with a cupola, built by Henry N. Paul in 1858. It is one of the early Summit Avenue mansions pictured in the famous dogsled photo. The house stood until 1893, when it was…

After growing out of their house next door at 322 Summit Avenue, William and Carrie Lightner built a new home at 318 Summit Avenue in 1893 for $24,000. Constructed of light Sioux Falls jasper and dark Bayfield brownstone, the mansion was designed by…

After spending time in Europe to treat his mental health, Joseph and Mary Forepaugh moved into their new mansion on Summit Avenue in 1891. Their previous house in Irvine Park, which is now a restaurant, was sold to a famous Civil War general, John…

This sprawling Queen Anne mansion was built in 1885, for an estimated $13,000. Augustus F. Gauger designed the home for Albert Lindeke who was one of the founders of the Northwest’s largest wholesale dry goods company, Lindeke, Warner, and…

Previously on the site of 285 Summit, stood an 1882 house built by early Saint Paul pioneer, Henry M. Rice. In 1894, Rice sold the property to Frederick and Louise Fogg, and in 1899 plans to remodel the home were changed, and it was moved off the…

When the former house on the site of 275 Summit Avenue burned on February 8th, 1895, it was replaced by a new home in 1901. The previous mansion, a large brick structure, was built by Joseph Oppenheim in 1880, and was valued at $40,000 in 1895. The…

The stately house at 269 Summit Avenue, was built in 1882, at a cost of $12,000. Constructed of cream colored Milwaukee brick, the mansion is Italianate in style, with its most prominent feature being a three story central tower capped by a hipped…