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Downtown’s historic Rose House mansion gets a new owner who promises restoration

June 30,2021


John Ruch, Saporta Report

A 120-year-old Victorian mansion that is a long-endangered historic gem of Downtown Atlanta may have a new owner who is pledging to restore it for future glory.

The long-vacant Rufus M. Rose House at 537 Peachtree St. has a new owner promising restoration. Credit: Atlanta Preservation Center

The Rufus M. Rose House at 537 Peachtree St. is under contract to be bought for $1.65 million by UC Asset LP (also known as UCASU), a Chamblee-based real estate development company, the firm announced June 30. The company did not say what it plans for a future use of what it calls the “Rose on Peachtree,” but said the mansion and its many original details will be saved.

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