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Talcott Park and Downtown (Part II)

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Charles and Elsie Phelps House, 1905
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Hartwell. Richardson & Driver, Architects, Boston, MA

A wedding present from George Sykes to his daughter Elsie and son-in-law Charles Phelps, the lot on which this house stands is across Ellington Avenue from George Sykes' home.  Phelps was the first Attorney General of Connecticut.

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George Sykes Manual Training School

Dedicated in 1924, this manual training and high school on Park Street is a memorial to George Sykes. Only the facade remains, the rest of the building has been replaced by a new state courthouse.

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10 and 12 Ellington Avenue

Excellent examples of the Queen Anne style, these houses were designed by the prominent architectural firm of Palliser, Palliser & Co. of Bridgeport, CT.