Buckhead History Shutze mansion

Published on January 20th, 2016 |

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Shutze-designed Buckhead mansion to be demolished, replaced

A 1938 Tuxedo Road mansion in Buckhead, designed by renowned architect Philip Trammell Shutze and recently purchased by the CFO of Cox Automotive for $2.2 million, appears destined to be demolished and construction of a 10,000 square-foot replacement.

Plans submitted to the city of Atlanta also show that some 60 trees will be removed along with the historic home, according to a report by Curbed Atlanta.

In preparation for the demolition, there reportedly was an estate sale last weekend at the home, featuring wares such as a “camel back chippendale sofa,” large brass eagles and loads of books.

Schutze designed The Swan House and Garden Hills Elementary School, among many other Atlanta homes and buildings.

For more on Schutze, click here. To read the Curbed Atlanta story, click here.

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