Living Arts and Science Center
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The Living Arts & Science Center, formerly the George B. (Blackburn) Kinkead House, is an art and education center housed in an historic mansion in Lexington, Kentucky. The building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It was donated to the center by the Kinkead family in 1981.
|Location||362 Walnut St., Lexington, Kentucky|
|Area||1.1 acres (0.45 ha)|
|Architect||Thomas Lewinski (likely)|
|Architectural style||Greek Revival, Italianate, Queen Anne|
|NRHP reference #||82002688|
|Added to NRHP||June 29, 1982|
The original two-story antebellum mansion is believed to have been designed by Major Thomas Lewinski, a British-born architect, engineer and teacher of foreign languages. It is a Greek revival style building, which was sympathetically enlarged during the Civil War period, with Italianate features. The dwelling was further enlarged c.1853, with the construction of a third story attic.
- "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. November 2, 2013.
- "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Kinkead House". National Park Service. Retrieved December 9, 2019. With accompanying pictures
- "Kinkead House - Lexington, KY - U.S. National Register of Historic Places on Waymarking.com". www.waymarking.com.
- Lancaster, Clay (2015). Ante Bellum Houses of the Bluegrass: The Development of Residential Architecture in Fayette County, Kentucky. University Press of Kentucky. p. 141. ISBN 9780813165158.
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