27 Crocus Place
27 Crocus Place
The historic house in 2015
|Location||27 Crocus Place|
Saint Paul, Minnesota
|Architect||John Magnus Carlson|
|Architectural style||Queen Anne revival|
|Part of||Historic Hill District (ID76001067)|
27 Crocus Place, also known as the J.M. Carlson House, was a 1902 Queen Anne style timber-frame house in Saint Paul in the U.S. state of Minnesota. It was a contributing property to the Historic Hill District.
Despite historic preservation efforts by the city and neighbors, a court approved its demolition in 2015. The final owners of the house, Fred and Renee Pritzker, had it demolished to build a new residence for their adult son, who has Angelman syndrome. In the settlement with the city, they were required to document the historic structure before it was destroyed.
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