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127 Major Hornibrook Rd. Cowey House / O’Neill House

Jun 25, 2018

Don Cowey designed this  Mt Pleasant house for his mum in 1953, He was straight out of architecture school, aged 25, and built it together with his mates Allan Mitchener and Allan Wild. Sixty years later it was sadly demolished due to earthquake damage and lovingly reimagined by Bridget and Duval O’Neill.

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