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Our first visit to Summit Ave. I didn’t even know it existed. We had a few hours to burn today and walked about 6 blocks of this historic street. Marvelous architecture in a down home neighborhood ! We enjoyed the day out.
My wife, 12-year old son and I took the Summit Avenue Walking tour sponsored by the Minnesota Historical Society, and it was wonderful. The tour was 90-minutes, and covers about a dozen houses/sites. It begins at the James J. Hill House and ends at the...More
We took the Saturday noon walking tour of Summit Avenue put on by the Historic Society. The young woman who led the tour was knowledgeable, prepared for the talk with photographs and anecdotes. She also tossed in a few sarcastic shots at the attitudes of...More
I LOVE Summit Avenue, the houses are grand, the trees are old and large, it is a beautiful strreet to walk down. Unfortunately, thanks to the City of Saint Paul it is no longer a great street to drive down, the pot holes are horrible,
Summit Ave is known for being the longest street of Victorian homes in the country, with a number of historic houses, churches, synagogues, and schools. The Street starts near the Cathedral and ends at River Rd. on the bluff of the Mississippi River. It is...More