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by Elizabeth Finkelstein

Thank you Craig for sending along this incredible home for sale in Elmira, New York, that has my jaw on the floor. THE POTENTIAL! I love the plasterwork on the ceiling, the stunning mantels, the CHANDELIERS and the stained glass. Someone please save this beauty!

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456 W Water St, Elmira, NY

Asking Price $49,500
History and beautiful architecture abounds in this late 1800’s brick mansion. Fine woodwork, stained glass and many original details intact. Perfect renovation candidate. New roof just installed. May be used as a 2 family with the proper approvals.
For more information, visit the full listing over at Keller Williams Realty



Elizabeth is the founder of CIRCA and a practicing writer, architectural historian and preservation consultant living in Nyack, NY. Elizabeth has loved historic houses for as long as she can remember, having grown up in an 1850’s Greek Revival gem that was lovingly restored by her parents. Elizabeth, her husband Ethan and their beagle Banjo remain on a relentless hunt for their perfect “Thanksgiving house.”



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