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Summit Avenue

Summit Ave., Saint Paul, MN
+1 651-297-2555
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pleasant fall drive

Be sure to take in a drive along Summit in the Fall. Grand houses well cared for. Also a speedy... read more

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If F. Scott could see it now...

...he might have a different take on it. At one time he called it "a museum of American... read more

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Old, wealthy St. Paul neighborhood with Victorian mansions.
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good25%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Summit Ave., Saint Paul, MN
+1 651-297-2555
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Reviewed yesterday

Be sure to take in a drive along Summit in the Fall. Grand houses well cared for. Also a speedy drive East to West. Grand Ave. to South has lots of shops and restaurants.

Thank meldeucef
Reviewed 5 days ago

...he might have a different take on it. At one time he called it "a museum of American architectural failures ." But at the time, he wasn't a part of the inner circle that made up the wealth of this throughway. Today, of course, he...More

Thank E954HTrichardh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You will not see this many beautifully restored and preserved homes in many cities. It is a great walk/drive/bike street. From the river to the newly renovated Capitol, you will see breathtaking houses, public art, gardens and churches.

Thank vspalmisland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Summit Avenue is a beautiful street to see. I’ve been on it when the leaves have turned and it’s just breathtaking. I didn’t do the tour but I have driven it many times. One bit of advice is when you drive it to be aware...More

1  Thank MnMimi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The MN Historical Society offers a walking tour which starts at the James J Hill House. It is about a ninety minute tour. Easy walking and the homes are beautiful and the tour guide is knowledgeable. We had Camille as our tour guide and she...More

Thank marpau1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Summit Avenue is lined with trees and spectacular homes. The Governor's mansion is here, as is another home you can tour. It is a great drive even if you don't tour the homes. Fun neighborhood!

Thank Nicole G
Reviewed 15 September 2017

You have to be an old curmudgeon not to enjoy a stroll, drive or Segway through this tree-lined street with fine old mansions of various designs on both sides of the street. There has been little traffic on the wide road that is Summit Ave,...More

Thank Gardner69
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Definitely worth a drive to see this collection of spectacular homes! I just wish there was less traffic so we could have driven slower. It might be worth walking so you can really enjoy all the details in these grand mansions.

Thank bstorm
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Just a huge busy traffic jammed street that slices through St. Paul there are some mansions but they aren't on a nice quiet street.

2  Thank princessdeirdre
Reviewed 7 September 2017

We drove up and down to see all the beautiful houses. it was a pleasant drive, no traffic, and from the sold signs it's popular place to buy.

Thank bbg130
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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