VanDyke-Libby House

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VanDyke-Libby House
VanDyke-Libby House.jpg
The VanDyke-Libby House from the east
VanDyke-Libby House is located in Minnesota
VanDyke-Libby House
Location Hastings, Minnesota
Coordinates 44°44′22.2″N 92°51′11.3″W / 44.739500°N 92.853139°W / 44.739500; -92.853139Coordinates: 44°44′22.2″N 92°51′11.3″W / 44.739500°N 92.853139°W / 44.739500; -92.853139
Built 1868[2]
Architect William J. Van Dyke[3]
Architectural style Second Empire
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 78001533[1]
Added to NRHP October 2, 1978

The VanDyke-Libby House, located at 612 Vermillion Street in Hastings, Minnesota is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It was built in 1868 by William J. Van Dyke, a banker and merchant. In 1880 the home was bought by Rowland C. Libby who was part-owner of a saw mill and door and sash factory. He lived there until 1911; in 1914 the building was converted to a sanitarium. Originally known as Hope Sanitarium, its name was later changed to St. Raphael's Hospital, which in 1929 moved to the Thompson-Fasbender House.[2]

The building's Second Empire architecture is reflected in its mansard roof and imposing size. The original cost to build the house was an exorbitant $25,000.[2]

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  1. ^ Staff (2007-01-23). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ a b c "Historic Sites:Hastings". Dakota County Historical Society. Retrieved 2007-10-12. 
  3. ^ "National Register of Historic Places". National Park Service. 2007-10-12.