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Historic House Listings

Former home and studio of sculptor Adrian Pillars. Circa 1925 in Saint Augustine. $765,000

February 22, 2019

Former home and art studio of Charles Adrian Pillars. He was an American sculptor. He studied at the Art Institute of Chicago. He then relocated to Saint Augustine and became a prominent artist in the state of Florida. He created the bronze statue of the “winged figure of youth” in Jacksonville’s Memorial Park. This home was built in 1925. Mr. Pillars died in 1937 at the age of 67 years old. Located on .28 acres. Beautiful leaded windows and arched doorways. There is a full studio apartment with kitchen that would make great guest quarters. The property has a large detached garage with an electronic gate to the back alley. Four bedrooms, five bathrooms, and 4,495 square feet. $765,000

From the Zillow listing:

 

Truly a unique, one-of-a-kind property that will delight! A wonderful step back in time but beautifully fitted into today’s modern lifestyle with updates, wide open, bright and airy spaces. Former home and studio of famous sculptor Adrian Pillars – prepare to be impressed and charmed. Beautiful leaded windows, arches, nooks & crannies and a huge updated kitchen. Full studio apartment with second kitchen, perfect as a guest suite or separate living quarters. Two car garage with electronic gate to back alley. The property is lush and beautifully landscaped. Freshly painted exterior. Easy in and out off May St with front to back driveway.

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