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The Commodore

Identification

The Commodore
209277

Map

Structure in General

low-rise building
existing [completed]
concrete
brick
brown
neo-classicism
active heating (unspecified)
normal floors
yes, adjustable

Usage

residential condominium
parking bar squash

Facts

  • F. Scott Fitzgerald and wife Zelda lived here when daughter Frances was born in 1921.
  • The hotel was popular with gangsters including Al Capone and Ma Barker during the 1920s and 1930s.
  • It has since been renovated into owner-occupied condominiums, many of which are duplex units.
  • In addition to the condominiums, the building contains a private bar managed by the University Club of St. Paul, and houses the Commodore Squash Club.
  • The Buckingham in Minneapolis was built by the same team at about the same time. It now serves as apartments.
  • It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places as a contributing member of the Historic Hill District.

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Location

79 Western Avenue North
55102
U.S.A.

Technical Data

83.00 ft
82.00 ft
70.00 ft
280.81 ft
132.45 ft
6
1
1921
8.75 ft
1

Involved Companies

Architect:

Also recorded for this building:

construction company, developer, general contractor

Features & Amenities

  • National landmark
  • Courtyard is present