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Victorian-era houses set to be demolished

No use told for land by Episcopal Collegiate

Posted: February 27, 2013 at 3:52 a.m.


The 1891 Bruner House at 1415 Cantrell Rd, which is on the National Register of Historic Properties, will be torn down in the coming weeks. An Alabama salvage company is rescuing the mantels, rails, flooring and other features of the Eastlake-design house. The house, a carriage house in the rear, and a house next door, which will also come down, were bought for $500,000 in April 2011, according to Pulaski County assessor records. No demolition permits have been taken out, but according to the salvage company Southern Accents, noe are need for architectural salvage.

The 1891 Bruner House at 1415 Cantrell Rd, which is on the National Register of Historic Properties, will be torn down in the coming weeks. An Alabama salvage company is rescuing the mantels, rails, flooring and other features of the Eastlake-design house. The house, a carriage house in the rear, and a house next door, which will also come down, were bought for $500,000 in April 2011, according to Pulaski County assessor records. No demolition permits have been taken out, but according to the salvage company Southern Accents, noe are need for architectural salvage.

Little Rock is losing two more pieces of Victorian-era history along the high-profile corridor of Cantrell Road in downtown Little Rock.

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