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Sharing this again since it’s neat to me. The Louis Curtiss designed 1200 West 55th is for sale for $5,495,000.

14,863sf, 7 beds, 7.5 bathrooms, 4 car garage.

https://www.realtor.com/realestateandho ... 8690444421

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wahoowa wrote:
Thu Oct 08, 2020 12:47 pm
i'm slow on the uptake for this one. the bixby house is not only for sale, it's been totally gutted by what appears to be a foreclosure on "USREEB Realty Pros LLC" and/or 1 big red llc:

https://www.zillow.com/homedetails/6505 ... 5821_zpid/
I am sorry to say that the "renovation" someone did on the Bixby House was actually a gutting. I toured it recently. All of the period details have been removed, including the starburst marble floor, the art deco bathrooms and fixtures, even the 1930s "low profile" fitted radiators have been removed. The Lalique chandelier has been replaced with a plastic made-in-China knockoff, and the Baccarat glass knobs have been sold.

The house is basically worth a minimal amount now as it would take hundreds of thousands to restore to livability, and I certainly hope the new buyers do not attempt to demolish this landmark. It retains its large lot and exterior details, and it remians on the National Historic Registry.

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herrfrank wrote:
Mon Dec 07, 2020 1:39 pm
wahoowa wrote:
Thu Oct 08, 2020 12:47 pm
i'm slow on the uptake for this one. the bixby house is not only for sale, it's been totally gutted by what appears to be a foreclosure on "USREEB Realty Pros LLC" and/or 1 big red llc:

https://www.zillow.com/homedetails/6505 ... 5821_zpid/
I am sorry to say that the "renovation" someone did on the Bixby House was actually a gutting. I toured it recently. All of the period details have been removed, including the starburst marble floor, the art deco bathrooms and fixtures, even the 1930s "low profile" fitted radiators have been removed. The Lalique chandelier has been replaced with a plastic made-in-China knockoff, and the Baccarat glass knobs have been sold.

The house is basically worth a minimal amount now as it would take hundreds of thousands to restore to livability, and I certainly hope the new buyers do not attempt to demolish this landmark. It retains its large lot and exterior details, and it remians on the National Historic Registry.
I recently toured the house as well. A potential buyer is coming from California to see it this week. I hope he buys it because he wants to restore much of it.

I was sad to see how much was torn out. The stair hall was semi-intact. The original railing with crystal orbs is still there! The decorative, spiraling plaster ceiling was there, too.

Are you sure the light fixture was a knock off? It didn't shine like the one in the photo below, but it was really really dusty (I didn't touch it to analyze the material).

Also, the starburst floor was not original anyway. The original was much more interesting with geometric shapes. It was made of linoleum!

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A couple images I took of current conditions:

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Midtownkid wrote:
Tue Dec 08, 2020 10:43 am

I was sad to see how much was torn out. The stair hall was semi-intact. The original railing with crystal orbs is still there! The decorative, spiraling plaster ceiling was there, too.

Are you sure the light fixture was a knock off? It didn't shine like the one in the photo below, but it was really really dusty (I didn't touch it to analyze the material).

Also, the starburst floor was not original anyway. The original was much more interesting with geometric shapes. It was made of linoleum!
The "Lalique" light fixture is plastic. I touched it.

The orbs appeared to be replaced as well, but I cannot recall if the replacements were glass or plastic -- I was a bit upset at that moment about the Lalique chandelier.

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1742 Jefferson Street Kansas City, MO 64108

https://locatekc.reecenichols.com/Listi ... 08/2318668

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FangKC wrote:
Tue May 04, 2021 6:58 pm
1742 Jefferson Street Kansas City, MO 64108

https://locatekc.reecenichols.com/Listi ... 08/2318668
That house is a deal.

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taxi wrote:
Wed May 05, 2021 11:53 am
FangKC wrote:
Tue May 04, 2021 6:58 pm
1742 Jefferson Street Kansas City, MO 64108

https://locatekc.reecenichols.com/Listi ... 08/2318668
That house is a deal.
It should be 2-3x as much.

It's priced the same per square foot as ours is and ours is nowhere near as nice inside.

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Not so much a real estate listing but definitely a home of interest. Satchel Paige's home in the Santa Fe neighborhood in KC. There are some surprisingly stately homes in this neighborhood.

Washington Post article reveals the difficulty the family is having raising funds to restore the home (<$3000 in donations thus far).

https://www.washingtonpost.com/sports/2 ... ity-house/

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Union Hill Victorian listed. I think it's considered a Queen Anne style.

https://locatekc.reecenichols.com/Listi ... 08/2312410

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10000 NW 75th - The Castle on Weatherby Lake
$4,454,000. Yearly Taxes: $40,609

https://www.compass.com/listing/10000-n ... 569552841/

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Chris Stritzel wrote:
Sat May 29, 2021 11:37 pm
10000 NW 75th - The Castle on Weatherby Lake
$4,454,000. Yearly Taxes: $40,609

https://www.compass.com/listing/10000-n ... 569552841/
Originally listed for 7.8 million in March 2017.

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