Senator Richard P. Ernst House - Licking River Historic District - Covington, Kentucky
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
N 39° 05.257 W 084° 30.376
16S E 715683 N 4329460
Quick Description: Historic house now professional office in Covington, Kentucky.
Location: Kentucky, United States
Date Posted: 11/5/2012 8:39:32 PM
Waymark Code: WMFMZX
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member QuesterMark
Views: 1

Long Description:
The Ernst house was built in the 1880s for the John Matson, it is thought that it was designed by noted Cincinnati architect Samuel Hannaford. The brick house is in a Queen Anne style with High Victorian Gothic or Neo-Grec features.

The mansion served as the home of Senator Richard P. Ernst. He was born in Covington, he was a lawyer, banker, philanthropist, and women's rights advocate. He served one term as U.S.Senator 1921-1927. He was the leader of the Covington for 42 years.

The house served as the Flannery Hotel, 1937-1975. It was renovated in 1982 and now serves as a professional offices.
Name of Historic District (as listed on the NRHP): Licking Riverside Historic District

Link to nationalregisterofhistoricplaces.com page with the Historic District: [Web Link]

Address:
405 Garrard Street Covington, Kentucky


How did you determine the building to be a contributing structure?: Narrative found on the internet (Link provided below)

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NRHP Historic District Waymark (Optional): Not listed

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