Historic St. Paul landmark James J Hill Center up for sale

Updated: November 19, 2019 06:50 PM

A historic St. Paul landmark is up for sale.

The James J. Hill Center located downtown overlooking Rice Park is on the market.


The historic building, which opened in 1921, closed to the public last summer as a reference library.

Potential buyers have expressed interest into turning the bulding into retail space, housing or even a bank.

James J. Hill Center to close to the public July 3

"This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to see an iconic building with this historic character quality of fits and finishes, it just doesn't happen everyday," realtor Frank Sherwood with CBRE said.

The seller hasn't given out an asking price, only saying they're open to offers.

The building is on the National Register of Historic Places.

You can find more information on the building here.

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