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Category: Big Old Houses

Jeremiah Lee Mansion
Conversation Starters: Swan Turnblad Mansion

Conversation Starters: Swan Turnblad Mansion

Turnblad Mansion Turnblad’s Castle American Swedish Institute Architect: Christopher Boehme and Victor Cordella Builder: Swan Turnblad Built: circa 1904-1908 Today: American Swedish Institute 2600 Park Avenue Minneapolis MN 55407

Conversation Starters: Scarsdale NY Residence

Conversation Starters: Scarsdale NY Residence

1930 artistic rendering Artist: Norman R. Moore Medium: Watercolor Architect: Radcliffe & Shipway Builder: undetermined Built: unknown exact address unknown Scarsdale, NY

Harvey E. Hackenberg House

Harvey E. Hackenberg House

Harvey E. Hackenberg House The Harvey E. Hackenberg House was built between 1893 and 1895 for Harvey E. Hackenberg, a chief executive officer of the National Carbon Company (now part of Union Carbide), a¬†company founded to supply the demand for carbons for arc¬†lights and was […]

Conversation Starters: William Henry Stark House

Conversation Starters: William Henry Stark House

William Henry Stark House Built in 1894 Cottage Souvenir Design No. 53 (modified) Matching carriage house, Design No. 63 stands on the property 611 West Green Avenue Orange, TX 77630

Peery Mansion

Peery Mansion

Built in 1893 for David Harold Peery and Elizabeth Higginbotham Peery. The house was a casualty of the Great Depression, having been torn down in 1931 to avoid taxes.