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Built in the early 20th century, this marble mansion is actually two adjoining twin buildings. It was constructed for one of the wealthiest families in the city, but only one member of the immediate family actually occupied one of the homes. By the mid-20th century, this area was seeing more commercial development, and one of the twins was demolished. Today, the other half still remains, and thanks to a renovation, it looks largely the same as it did when the above photo was taken. Where is this building?
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