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George A. Owen House

Designed by John Scott & Company for George A. Owen.

A two and one-half story, gabled-hip-roofed brick and brownstone house with ornamental stone banding and marquetry, pinnacles, columned veranda wrapping around the front and an abundance of Romanesque inspired ornament.

Owen owned a dry goods firm. Owen's widow sold the property to Edward F. Rush of Alfred Rush Sons-Fruits, who transferred it to the Merrill-Palmer Institute in 1924.

It used to house students. Current status unknown.

Last updated 06/04/2023