Summit Hill - Crocus Hill St. Paul Real Estate
Summit Hill, commonly called Crocus Hill by locals is a neighborhood in St. Paul, Minnesota. Summit Hill's focal point is Summit Avenue, which is the traditional home of St. Paul's Robber Baron aristrocracy. The boulevard was originally constructed as a board, Gilded Age showcase street. Summit Avenue is lined with mansions named after St. Paul's 'old money' - most notably the money of railroad tycoon James J. Hill.
At the east end of Summit Hill, the roadways and homes overlook downtown St. Paul and mthe Cathedral of Saint Paul is also located there, which is the home of the Archdiocese of Minneapolis and St. Paul.
The terminus of Summit Hill on the west end overlooks the Mississippi River. This unique combination of views of both Downtown and the Mississippi River make Summit Hill one of the priciest neighborhoods in the Twin Cities. Summit Hill is also considered to be a prime candidate for the longest stretch of Victorian mansions in North America.
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Crocus Hill Saint Paul Neighborhood Information
Quite obviously and 'upper crust' neighborhood, Summit Hill boasts some of the most beautiful, ornate, large and expensive homes in the Twin Cities combined. Affluent and exciting, Summit Hill is coveted as 'the' place to live by many.