Summit Avenue is a street in Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States, known for having a number of historic houses, churches, synagogues, and schools. The street starts just west of downtown Saint Paul and continues four and a half miles west to the Mississippi River where Saint Paul meets Minneapolis. Other cities have similar streets, such as Prairie Avenue in Chicago, Euclid Avenue in Cleveland, and Fifth Avenue in New York City. Summit Avenue is notable for having preserved its historic character and mix of buildings, as compared to these other examples, and it remains a well-preserved example of a Victorian residential boulevard.
Summit Avenue is known for it’s rich history, Summit Hill neighborhood, late 1800′s Victorian mansions, historic schools & places of worship, and middle to upper class community. Summit Avenue has been named in the top 10 of greatest streets to live on in America in 2008. It is home to some of the oldest homes in Minnesota, with few predating the American Civil War, and it is also where you can find the home of famous railroad tycoon, James J. Hill.
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