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“Fabulous architecture!”
Review of Summit Avenue

Summit Avenue
Ranked #7 of 127 things to do in Saint Paul
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Owner description: Old, wealthy St. Paul neighborhood with Victorian mansions.
Reviewed August 16, 2013

This is a beautiful area to walk through, and take in the fabulous architecture of these historic homes. Look online for walking tours of the area.

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Reviewed August 2, 2013

Started our drive from the cathedral and it was spectacular. The beautiful victorian mansions are a must see and a testament to the value of preservation! I know I missed many because you can only drive so slow, but enjoyed it very much. A definite St. Paul treasure!.

1  Thank homehappy
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Reviewed July 29, 2013

Drive west down Summit Avenue from the St. Paul Cathedral for a look at the spectacular mansions and F. Scott Fitzgerald's old neighborhood.

1  Thank VonPicky
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Reviewed July 28, 2013

We've biked, ran and walked Summit Ave many times. There are some really nice houses to look at and very nice bike lanes. I bike it several times each week and really appreciate the great old houses.

Thank Perry L
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Reviewed July 20, 2013

Followed the advice of several other reviewers and started with tour of St. Paul Cathedral and James J Hill Mansion. There is a sign right on Summit Ave. in front of the cathedral's parking log that gives you the addresses of the most historic homes on the street for reference. We took a pic of the sign to refer back to as we walked along the boulevard. F. Scott Fitzgerald's historic townhome has a marker out front, but many of the others don't. The street can get a little busy depending on the day, so if weather and time allows, a walk is the best way to see and take in everything this lovely area has to offer.

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