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Saturday, October 29, 2011

Butler Eagle Building ~

We have been reading the revered Eagle since 1903.
This art deco ofice building was constructed in 1924 by Harry Wimer.
Photo: Barbara Bloom

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Elm Court ~ The House We Never Saw

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Benjamin D. Phillips, founder of the Phillips Gas and Oil Company, resided in this Tudor-Gothic mansion named Elm Court, one of America's most spectacular private homes. It was completed in 1931 by Benno Jannsen, a Pittsburgh architect. The mansion houses the famous Skinner Organ, Opus 783.

Saturday, October 15, 2011

Bret Michaels ~

Born in Butler, Bret Michaels is a musician, actor, director, screenwriter, producer and reality television personality. He first gained fame as the lead vocalist of the glam metal band Poison.

Saturday, October 08, 2011

The Phillips Mansion ~ Rt. 8 South

Once Ernie's Esquire Inn but now called "The Mansion".
It is an elegant venue for weddings, parties, corporate events.
Photo: Chuck Schneider
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