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Devon House

  • Devon House
© Devon House
Hope Road
Kingston
Tel. : 876 929 6602 | 876 926 0815
Fax : 876 926 0817
Jamaica
http://www.devonhousejamaica.com/index.htm
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One of Jamaica's most celebrated historical landmarks The Devon House Mansion is the architectural dream of Jamaica's first black millionaire George Stiebel. Stiebel was among three wealthy Jamaicans who constructed elaborate homes during the late 19th century at the corner of Trafalgar Road and Hope Road, which fittingly became known as the Millionaires Corner. Daniel Finzi and the Verleys were the other families that resided in the area, however, both homes were eventually demolished to make way for development ventures including the construction of Abbey Court Apartments. Stiebel's legacy lives on with the beautifully maintained Devon House, which was declared a national monument in 1990 by the Jamaica National Heritage Trust.

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