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Chestnut Hill renovations affirm its space in the heart of Baltimore

Chestnut Hill renovations affirm its space in the heart of Baltimore

There is no mistaking the pedigree of the fine stone home on Ellerslie Avenue.

Chestnut Hill, the 19th-century residence within the Ednor Gardens-Pen Lucy neighborhoods, has all the lines associated with the tastes and pocketbooks of Baltimore's merchant and industrial elite.

This is a true Gothic Revival-style home, where those who could afford it once spent their summers on a hilltop observing ships in the harbor from afar.

The home, built in 1825 and rebuilt and enlarged about 1840 by architect Robert Carey Long, has a fascinating history to reveal.

It has a future, too, standing resplendent after $750,000 in renovations and repairs — including its first...

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