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Oh my...that's gorgous!

Postby Daniel Meyer on Mon Oct 31, 2011 1:40 pm

I think I have enough decrepit old buildings with towers on it but....

http://photo.theory.org/v/richard/One+W ... a.JPG.html
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Re: Oh my...that's gorgous!

Postby cberhomengarden on Mon Oct 31, 2011 1:46 pm

What an amazing building!
My first thought was 'how could you let that go downhill like that?'
Now I want to know more about the building.
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Postby jwesevich on Mon Oct 31, 2011 1:50 pm

It's not a "ruin..." it's an...uh..."opportunity!" :)

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Re: Oh my...that's gorgous!

Postby Daniel Meyer on Mon Oct 31, 2011 4:38 pm

cberhomengarden wrote:What an amazing building!
My first thought was 'how could you let that go downhill like that?'
Now I want to know more about the building.


More about it here:
http://www.thousandislandslife.com/Back ... Villa.aspx
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Postby jade mortimer on Mon Oct 31, 2011 8:02 pm

another crime in progress....... :roll:
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Re: Oh my...that's gorgous!

Postby cberhomengarden on Mon Oct 31, 2011 8:58 pm

Daniel Meyer wrote:
More about it here:
http://www.thousandislandslife.com/Back ... Villa.aspx


Interesting history. Thanks for sharing! Wish I could win the lottery.
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Postby triguy128 on Mon Oct 31, 2011 10:10 pm

Hey.... no windows are better than replacement windows right?
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Postby lisascenic on Mon Oct 31, 2011 11:38 pm

You guys crack me up!
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Re: Oh my...that's gorgous!

Postby CycloneOfRed on Tue Nov 01, 2011 9:50 am

There's a drawing of what the original house looked like here:

http://www.historicproperties.com/more.asp?listing_id=necar006

It is amazing how a house that was once so grand could be allowed to get like that.
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Postby donoinmass on Tue Nov 01, 2011 9:53 am

I have oggled over that building for years every time I go up to the Thousand Islands. It is SOOOOOO cool! I really wish someone would save it!
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