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Preservation At It’s Finest

This beautifully preserved historic district serves as a modern cultural hub full of trendy... read more

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BradyHales
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The best avenue

If you come to St Paul you must drive or walk along the avenue, especially from Dale Ave to the... read more

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Old, wealthy St. Paul neighborhood with Victorian mansions.
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Summit Ave., Saint Paul, MN
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Reviewed today via mobile

This beautifully preserved historic district serves as a modern cultural hub full of trendy restaurants like Moscow on the hill. This district offers one of the best examples I have seen of American preservation so far. American preservation laws do not offer protection of registered...More

Thank BradyHales
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you come to St Paul you must drive or walk along the avenue, especially from Dale Ave to the Capitol. Gorgeous architecture. Great lawns.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The FALL colors along Summit avenue are beautiful. So many unique historic homes to see, The governors mansion all the way down to the Cathedral in St Paul and going the other way all the way to the Mississippi river past the beautiful College of...More

Thank shieldsmona
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you want to get a taste of F.Scott Fitzgerald Gatsby inspiration, take a walk along Summit Avenue from at least Lexington to the Cathedral, then walk back west along either Selby Avenue or Grand Avenue and grab a bite to eat or one of...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A gorgeous neighborhood looks even more beautiful this time of year with the stately trees full of pretty leaves. The houses (mansions!) here are all individual, not the cookie cutter houses you find in newly built neighborhoods. They are massive and unique, each offering old...More

Thank Jilly070
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Explore the architecture, social history, and preservation of one of America's grand boulevards on a 90-minute guided tour. While you're there, take a tour of the James J. Hill House too.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This street is absolute stunning with its tree lined boulevard and stately mansions. It really felt like old world charm and we were able to relive the grandeur while viewing these homes.

Thank JaimieMB
Reviewed 12 October 2018

This street is advertised as having the most Victorian style homes in the US. I believe it. The homes are lovely to see & they are easy to view by driving down the street.

Thank harryatkck
Reviewed 11 October 2018

This is a very attractive neighborhood, a must see for St Paul visitors. I hate that photography conditions were so lousy because there were whole blocks of houses that I would have photographed.

Thank Citallwic
Reviewed 9 October 2018

This was our first visit to St Paul, so we were exploring to see what we could find. On the hill overlooking the city, we found Summitt Avenue. Many beautiful old homes and well maintained yards with lots of mature trees. Some have tags identifying...More

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Justin B
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Response from Jeanette E | Reviewed this property |
The James Hill house tours for the holidays -- call 651-297-2555 Alexander Ramsey house 751-296-8760 Governor's mansion tours-- google it
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