Frank B. Kellogg House

633 Fairmount Ave., St. Paul, Minnesota



From 1889 until his death, this was the permanent residence of Frank B. Kellogg (1856-1937), lawyer, U.S. Senator, and diplomat. As Secretary of State (1925-29), he negotiated the Kellogg-Briand Pact (1928), for which he received the Nobel Peace Prize, and shifted foreign policy away from interventionism. -- National Historic Landmark statement of significance, December 8, 1976

National Register information 

Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on November 6, 1974
Reference number
NR name
Kellogg, Frank B., House
Architectural styles
Victorian: Queen Anne; Victorian: Romanesque
Areas of significance
Politics/Government; Architecture; Social History
Level of significance
Evaluation criteria
C - Design/Construction; B - Person
Property type
Historic functions
Single dwelling; Secondary structure
Current functions
Single dwelling; Secondary structure
Periods of significance
1900-1924; 1875-1899; 1925-1949
Significant years
1889; 1937
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 3


19th Century (37,744)
Built 1889 (690)
Built during 1880s (6,473)
Frank B. Kellogg (1)
Granite (5,090)
House (27,620)
Minnesota (1,753)
National Historic Landmark (2,195)
Private owner (54,398)
Queen Anne (5,130)
Ramsey County, Minnesota (121)
Romanesque (2,722)
Sandstone (4,861)
St. Paul, Minnesota (95)
Stone (26,160)
Victorian (19,698)