Rice Park 2

Saint Paul Places to See and Visit – A to Z

Rice Park 2Here’s an alphabetical list of Saint Paul sights. Enjoy!


Asian Main Street, between Marion Street and Lexington Avenue

Art Moderne Storefront on early 20th century building, 2556 West University Ave, STP

Assumption Catholic Church, 1874 downtown STP

Bandana Square, five former railroad buildings, STP

Best city Councilperson: Jane Prince, 7th Ward, STP

Bungalow Court, Mediterranean Villa Style, 93&97 Cleveland Ave STP

CSPS Hall, second floor main auditorium, interior, W Seventh St, STP

Calvary Cemetery, STP

Cathedral of St Paul, eastern end of Summit Avenue, STP

CHS Field, Lowertown, STP

Concord and State Street area (Hispanic commercial district,) STP

Commodore, classic bar, Western Avenue near Summit Av , STP

Como Park, STP

Como Conservatory, STP

Como Park Pavilion, STP

Dahl House, 308 Jefferson St, oldest known house (1857)  in St Pail

Dunn Bros Coffee,  Grand Av near Snelling, STP

Dunning Baseball Field, MLB legends Paul Molitor, Dave Winfield and Joe Mauer played there while growing up, Midway Area STP.

First National Bank, Downtown STP

Goodhue Street, 19th Century houses along the street’s three block length between Duke and Western Streets,  STP

George Latimer Public Library (exterior and exterior), Rice Park, STP

Grandview and Highland theaters, art deco style, STP

Greenline LRT Line, STP, MPLS

Hamm Building, downtown STP

Highland Park Nursery, W 7th  St, STP

Irvine Park: Greek Revival, Italianate, and Victorian houses, STP

J.J. Hill Reference Library, interior, connected to George Latimer Public Library, Rice Park area, STP

Jemne Building, Saint Paul Women’s Club, downtown STP

Kopplin’s Coffee, Marshall Av, STP

Landmark Center, formerly  U.S. Post Office and Federal Courts Building,  exterior and interior cortile, Rice Park, STP

Lowertown environs, downtown STP

Macalester College Campus, STP

Maiden Lane, Eastern part of Summit University area, STP

Mickey’s Diner, downtown STP

Mears Park, STP

Mercado, Hispanic Retail Shops, East Lake Street, MPLS

Miller, Stanley S. House, high modernist, 320 Stonebridge, STP

Minnesota Boat Club, Raspberry Island, near downtown STP

Minnesota State Fair, STP

McColl Building , historic stone building, downtown STP

McBoal Street, Irvine Park area, STP

Mears Park (formerly Smith Park) STP

Mounds Park, Dayton’s bluff area, STP

Mount Zion Temple Synagogue, Summit Av, STP

Noll Hardware Store, Raymond Ave near University Ave, STP

Northern States Power Building, art deco, downtown STP

Our Lady Of Victory Church, (based on The Church of St. Trophime, a Catholic church built between the 12th century and the 15th century in Arles, France) St Catherine’s College, STP

Payne Avenue STP, a street that time forgot

Pilney’s Market, early modern style, W.7th St, STP

Pioneer / Endicott Building (exterior and interior), downtown STP

Punch Pizza, Highland Park, STP

Rathskeller Room, Schmidt’s Brewery, STP

Rice Park, best downtown park in America, STP

Robert Street Bridge, dramatic large Art Moderne-influenced arches, downtown STP

Saint Agnes Catholic Church, Baroque Revival style, STP

Saint Paul City Hall & Courthouse (exterior and interior main lobby), downtown STP

Saint Paul Downtown Airport ( best views of incoming flights from Mound’s Park) STP

Saint Thomas Athletic Field, STP

Summit Avenue, several mile long avenue lined with remarkable and ostentatious houses, STP

Swede Hollow Café, Swede Hollow Ravine, STP

SubText Books, W 5th St, downtown STP

Tangletown Area, near Macalester College, STP

Union Depot, downtown STP

Uppertown, near Irvine Park, STP

Vision of Peace, 36 foot tall onyx statue of Indian figure in lobby of St. Paul City Hall and Courthouse, designed by Swedish sculptor Carl Milles in 1937. The remarkable statue and the richly detailed walls make a unique and eye-arresting feature, STP

WA Frost, iconic bar restaurant, Selby and Western Avenues Ave,STP

Wine Thief Wine Shop, Mac Groveland, STP

Waldmann Brewery and Wurstery, Smith Ave near Mississippi River,  STP

Yoerg Brewery, Dayton’s Bluff, STP

Zimmermann’s (very narrow clothing store), Macalester Campus area, Grand Av, STP


About Robert Roscoe

“A camera teaches you how to see without a camera.” Dorothea Lange My professional experience includes over 36 years of architectural office experience, with the last 21 years as principal of Design For Preservation. My education includes a Bachelor of Arts degree in Art History, and five years at the School of Architecture, University of Minnesota. I served 21 years on the Minneapolis Heritage Preservation Commission and I have written articles for Architecture Minnesota, a publication of the Minnesota Chapter of the American Institute of Architects. I have given lectures on preservation architecture at the University of Minnesota School of Architecture and various public forums. Art photography is a main avocation for me, focusing on capturing images of abandoned parts of the built environment, and I have been featured in several art exhibitions. I have co-authored a book on County Catholic Churches and am the author of the book Milwaukee Avenue – Community Renewal in Minneapolis. Also, I am editor of the infrequently published Journal of American Rocket Science.