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Eberhardt Mansion
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Rayman
N 42° 57.536 W 078° 52.187
17T E 673749 N 4758455
Quick Description: Louis Phillip Adolph Eberhardt helped to establish the Village of Kenmore, north of Buffalo.
Location: New York, United States
Date Posted: 10/5/2006 8:19:38 PM
Waymark Code: WMTBH
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 27

Long Description:
L. P. A Eberhardt was a Buffalo real estate developer who started his career in 1882. By 1888, he began to purchase land just outside the northern city limits of Buffalo with the hopes of developing a community. He constructed a house for himself and his family on the lands that he acquired. The house burned several years later, then bought the land across the street.

He erected the "twin sentinels" there in 1894. These were two red Medina sandstone, Richardsonian Romanesque-style mansions designed and built for himself and his brother. The cost for each was $15,000. These "twin sentinels" signaling arrival in Kenmore were familiar landmarks for generations of travelers along Delaware Avenue.

The house is currently home to a law firm and coin broker.
Street address:
2746 Delaware Ave
Kenmore, NY United States

County / Borough / Parish: Erie

Year listed: 1983

Historic (Areas of) Significance: Architecture/Engineering

Periods of significance: 1875-1899

Historic function: Single dwelling

Current function: Specialty Store

Privately owned?: yes

Primary Web Site: [Web Link]

Season start / Season finish: Not listed

Hours of operation: Not listed

Secondary Website 1: Not listed

Secondary Website 2: Not listed

National Historic Landmark Link: Not listed

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