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The 1700 block of South Prairie Avenue, looking northwest, as it appeared in the 1890s. Glessner house is visible at the far left.

The 1700 block of South Prairie Avenue, looking northwest, as it appeared in the Glessner house is visible at the far left.

1700 block of south Prairie Avenue in the early 1940s.  The new Eastman Kodak plant is visible at right; the Joseph E. Otis house at 1730 S. Prairie Avenue, pictured, was demolished in 1946.

1700 block of south Prairie Avenue in the early The new Eastman Kodak plant is visible at right; the Joseph E. Otis house at 1730 S. Prairie Avenue, pictured, was demolished in

The 2100 block of Prairie Avenue in the 1890s

The 2100 block of Prairie Avenue in the

John B. Sherman House, 2100 S. Prairie Avenue; designed by Burnham & Root (1874).

The Story of a House: Prairie Avenue in GG Grandmothers parents DHB commissioned home

Dining Room of the Elbridge Keith House, 1900 S. Prairie Avenue.

The Elbridge G. Keith house at 1900 S. Prairie Avenue is one of just seven surviving houses on the “sunny street that held the sifted f.

A montage of the spectacular mansions of Prairie Avenue in 1874.

The Story of a House: Prairie Avenue in 1874

Interior view of the John W. Doane Residence, 1827 S. Prairie Avenue.

Interior view of the John W. Doane Residence, 1827 S.

Rear view of the William G. Hibbard house at 1701 S. Prairie Avenue

Rear view of the William G. Hibbard house at 1701 S.

Horseless carriage on Prairie Avenue, late nineteenth century. In front of the Daniel Shipman House at 1828 S. Prairie Ave; designed by William W. Boyington; constructed in 1874.

Horseless carriage on Prairie Avenue, late nineteenth century. In front of the Daniel Shipman House at 1828 S. designed by William W. constructed in

Corner of Prairie Avenue and 18th Street

On Thursday June 2014 at Glessner House Museum Executive Director and Curator William Tyre will give a lecture entitled “A .

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