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Address: 326 Grosvenor Ave, Lexington, KY 40508-2710
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One of the few remaining examples of the work of Benjamin Henry Latrobe,...

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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19th century jewel

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... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 18 July 2016
Elaine M
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Lexington, Kentucky
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3 of 5 bubbles 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. However that said, it is open on rare occasions and a tour gives a good... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles 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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