Highland Park House Up for Grabs Comes With Royal Letter of Approval

A Highland Park mansion that just hit the market comes with a royal recommendation.The Arts and Crafts style house at 3509 Crescent Avenue has three bedrooms and four baths in almost 4,700 square feet.The 18-year-old house also comes with a personal letter of approval from Prince Charles.The British royal and architecture maven studied the plans for the Highland Park house when he reviewed the works of its American architect Scott Merrill."All I can say is that I am enormously impressed - particularly by your enviable ability to produce such an incredibly 'appetizing' Arts and Crafts feel to your buildings," Charles wrote in 2008. "This is such a rare gift in today's soulless world and, for me, was best demonstrated in your Highland Park house."I have rarely come across something so utterly appealing..."  Continue reading...

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