Eugene Enslen residence

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The Eugene Enslen residence is a 8,274-square-foot Neoclassical-style mansion at 2737 Highland Avenue. It was built in 1910 for banker and former Alderman Eugene Enslen and his wife, the former Delia Evans. It and its two neighbors to the west, built for Mrs Enslen's sisters in 1907, are known collectively as the Three sisters.

The house was designed by architect Robert Posey and is clad with 2-inch thick Talladega marble.

In 1962, Dr R. L. Stewart and his wife, Dr Vera Stewart, renovated the residence. The property was added to the National Register of Historic Places on April 13, 1975.

The house suffered a fire in the early 1990s and was restored under the direction of architect Rick Sprague, with work completed in 1994. It currently houses the Trimmier Law Firm.

References

  • Satterfield, Carolyn Green (1976) Historic Sites of Jefferson County, Alabama. Birmingham: Jefferson County Historical Commission/Gray Printing Company
  • Trimmier, Steve (1984) "The Enslen House". Journal of the Birmingham Historical Society. Vol. 8, No. 2