2309 E 1st St, Duluth, MN 55812  

$ 1,395,000
  • 12 beds
  • 10 baths
  • 12,420 sqft
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Property Details

Built in 1908 for Joseph B. Cotton and his young family, this home is unique and intrinsically one of a kind. As attorney for U.S. Steel and John D. Rockefeller, Cotton contracted the services of the famous architectural firm of Keyes and Colburn to design and build this 16,000sq.ft. Italian Renaissance masterpiece with separate 4,000 sq. ft. carriage house. . The interior was finished by world class craftsmen in a breathtaking array of imported Russian Oak and Walnut, 16th century Marble Fireplaces, Italian, hand-sculpted plaster frieze ceilings and Swedish hand-carved wood. This four level, historic home includes 10 bedrooms, 7 full baths, 2 half baths, 2 kitchens, formal dining room, living room and library, 10 fireplaces, children s playroom/media room and a carriage house with two guest suites, each with whirlpools and fireplaces. The structure, located on 7 city lots, is I-beam steel, concrete, stone and brick. All original electrical is in conduit and to code.

Listing Type
Single Family
Listing ID
House Size
Lot Size
0.60 acres
Listing Status
Year Built
St. Louis County
Full Bath
Half Bath
County School District
Elem: Duluth #709, Middle: Duluth #709,
Listing courtesy of Coldwell Banker East West
Price History
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Date Event Change Price
6/8/2014 Price change $-200,000 (-12.5%) $1,395,000
Nearby Schools
School Name Distance Students Grade Rating
Woodland Middle 0.50 mi 872 6-8
Holy Rosary School 0.50 mi 301 KG-8
Enweyang Ojibe Language Nest 0.54 mi 15 K
Congdon Park Elementary 0.73 mi 524 K-5
Chester Creek Academy 1.14 mi 66 K-12
Nettleton Magnet Elementary 1.49 mi 361 PK-5
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Census Data
Educational Attainment
Number Percentages
Less than High School 408 0.9 %
High School Graduate 13,991 30.2 %
Some College 13,399 29.0 %
Bachelor’s Degree 12,163 26.3 %
Graduate or Professional Degree 6,299 13.6 %
High School Graduate or Higher 44,132 95.4 %
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 16,191 35.0 %
Age Statistics
Total Population 86,197
Number Percentages
Age Breakdown
19 years old and under 20,823 24.2 %
20 to 44 years old 33,105 38.4 %
45 to 64 years old 20,433 23.7 %
65 years old and older 11,836 13.7 %
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Area Information
  • Education

    There are 32 schools within 5 miles of this home. The closest school to this property is Woodland Middle with 872 students attending and is currently rated a .
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  • Area Services

    Your nearest fire station is 2.6 miles away from this home. A police station is 0.78 miles away. The closest hospital is St Lukes Hospital at 1.23 miles from the property.
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  • Public Information

    The number of all new building permits was 24 last year with 8 single family homes and 16 multi-family permits issued.

  • Environmental Data

    For the month, the average high is 49.97 °F with a 48.91 % chance of sun. Rainfall for the month averages 2.43 inches for this area.

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