If you’ve ever been on North Delaware Street, across the street from the Harrison Center for the Arts, you might notice the B&B that looks like an old-fashioned fortress. Immediately south of that imposing brick building is a parking lot for one of the tall vintage apartment buildings farther south, but what was there before, was an impressive three-story Queen Anne!

Thank goodness there are a lot of trees to slightly obscure the asphalt now taking up the space of a gorgeous home…

and Now:

The home that formerly stood here had belonged to the William M. Jillson Family and the head of household had been President, treasurer and general manager of Knight & Jillson Company, which had been a gas supply house. Turns out before this home, the family lived in the “Wedding Cake House” just a few blocks south of here.

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