Rau/Strong House

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Rau/Strong House
The Rau/Strong House from the northwest
Rau/Strong House is located in Minnesota
Rau/Strong House
Rau/Strong House is located in the US
Rau/Strong House
Location 2 George Street
Saint Paul, Minnesota
Coordinates 44°55′46″N 93°5′6″W / 44.92944°N 93.08500°W / 44.92944; -93.08500Coordinates: 44°55′46″N 93°5′6″W / 44.92944°N 93.08500°W / 44.92944; -93.08500
Built 1884–86
Architect Unknown
Architectural style Italianate/Second Empire/Eastlake Movement
NRHP reference # 75001015[1]
Added to NRHP June 18, 1975

The Rau/Strong House is a historic house and accompanying carriage barn in Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States. It is located at 2 East George Street in Saint Paul's West Side neighborhood. It was built 1884–86, with an eclectic Italianate/Second Empire/Eastlake Movement design featuring a mansard roof and hammered quoin blocks. The Rau/Strong House was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1975 for its architectural significance as a finely crafted "urban estate" representative of Saint Paul's late-19th-century middle class residences.[2]


  1. ^ National Park Service (2007-01-23). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ Nelson, Charles W. (1974-11-08). "National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: Strong, Ossian R., House" (PDF). National Park Service. Retrieved 2013-04-13. 

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The front façade of the Rau/Strong House