Euclid View Flats were constructed in 1895 in the up-and-coming Dayton’s Bluff neighborhood on Saint Paul’s east side. The apartment building joined a growing collection of houses and apartments that lined the neighborhood’s terraced streets and overlooked the Mississippi River. Influential Midwestern architect Herman Kretz designed the Euclid View Flats, deftly blending the Queen Anne and Roman Renaissance styles.
Hess Roise listed the Euclid View Flats on the National Register of Historic Places in 2013. Researching the nomination presenting a major research challenge—Our team sought out other primary resources to understand the building’s design and construction. This in-depth research provided the foundation for a successful nomination.
After standing vacant for several years, this handsome apartment building was given new life. Despite its compromised wood structure and heavy water damage, the apartment building was fully renovated using historic tax credits. Euclid View Flats reopened in 2018 and provides twelve affordable apartment units.