The Marcus House, Once Threatened, Is This Much Closer to Becoming a Historic Home
|Stanley Marcus's former house as it looked during construction in 1938|
Alas, as you no doubt recall, the Lovvorns changed their minds and opted to keep the house after all -- and to have it designated as a historic building, no less, praise God. In September, the Landmark Commission voted 14-1 to initiate designation proceedings, which take a good long while even for so simple a slam-dunk. But at Thursday's meeting of the commission's Designation Committee, we'll find out how far along they really are: The lead item on the brief agenda says there will be a "discussion of draft designation report and preservation criteria, Stanley Marcus House, 10 Nonesuch Road."