Hamm Building

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Hamm Building
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Hamm Building is located in Minnesota
Hamm Building
Hamm Building is located in the US
Hamm Building
Location 408 Saint Peter Street
Saint Paul, Minnesota
Coordinates 44°56′48″N 93°5′46″W / 44.94667°N 93.09611°W / 44.94667; -93.09611Coordinates: 44°56′48″N 93°5′46″W / 44.94667°N 93.09611°W / 44.94667; -93.09611
Built 1915
Architect multiple
Architectural style Early Commercial
NRHP Reference # 97000499[1]
Added to NRHP May 30, 1997

The Hamm Building is a 1915 limestone, terra cotta, and brick commercial building in Saint Paul, Minnesota; its ornamentation is exceptional. Engineers and Architects - Toltz, King and Day, Inc. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Being in the heart of Saint Paul's theatre district, the Capitol Theatre was built into the Hamm building in 1920. It was the largest, most costly, and most elaborate movie palace in the Upper Midwest.[2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ National Park Service (2007-01-23). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ Kunz, Virginia Brainard (1991). Saint Paul - The First 150 Years. The Saint Paul Foundation. ISBN 0-9630690-0-4. 
  3. ^ Nord, Mary Ann (2003). The National Register of Historic Places in Minnesota. Minnesota Historical Society. ISBN 0-87351-448-3.