WFPL checked in with renovations planned on the historic Ouerbacker House in the Russell neighborhood. After the mansion was nearly torn down, renovations have been slow to start, but at least the building wasn’t disassembled and shipped to California.
Here’s the latest from WFPL:
Some repairs were done to keep the mansion standing, and board member Scott Kremer says it will take about two million dollars to finish the work.
Kremer says once the repairs are done, the house will be turned over to a nonprofit organization to use as offices. Until that group confirms it will move in, though, Kremer says fundraising will be difficult.
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