Hard To Believe…

If there is one thing I never thought I would see, it is the renovation/restoartion of the Ransom Gillis House at 205 Alfred. Built in 1876, it was designed by architects Brush & Mason.

Here are some recent pictures of the home.

August 2002:


(What ever happened to the street signs? As you can see they’ve been missing for a few years)

June 2003:

July 2003:

August 2005:

January 2006:

March 2006:

It is just amazing to see the progress in Brush Park. While there are still some losses, this is a big victory. I can’t wait to watch this one progress.

There is an interesting website with some history here.

2 Comments:

  1. You were asking where the street signs went…

    John Kossik’s photos at 63alfred.com show that they were replaced with new ones at the SE corner.

  2. Don’t count it a victory yet. It still stands today (whenever the latest Google Maps Image was taken, I’d guess 2010) in the exact same state it was in the last picture.

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