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19th century jewel

This historic mansion shows the difficulty in preserving and restoring buildings which have been... read more

Reviewed 18 July 2016
Elaine M
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Lexington, Kentucky
Better when finished

Tucked into a residential area was this gem of house that had been "renovated" beyond recognition... read more

Reviewed 30 December 2011
whadam00
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Lexington, Kentucky
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18 Jul 2016
“19th century jewel”
30 Dec 2011
“Better when finished”
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One of the few remaining examples of the work of Benjamin Henry Latrobe, one of the architects of the US Capitol.
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326 Grosvenor Ave, Lexington, KY 40508-2710
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Reviewed 18 July 2016

This historic mansion shows the difficulty in preserving and restoring buildings which have been changed through the years. The mansion was designed by a famous architect and once a showpiece. Only the shell is what it once was remains due to intervening years and fires....More

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Reviewed 30 December 2011

Tucked into a residential area was this gem of house that had been "renovated" beyond recognition. Inside was a treasure of a house designed by the same man who did the U.S. Capitol in D.C. Wonderful restoration in process!

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