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Kizer House

Photo © 2020 David Bulit, Kizer Mansion - South Bend, Indiana

Currently undergoing restoration, The Kizer House, also known as the Castle, was built around 1888 by businessman William L. Kizer for his family. The two and a half story home was designed in the Romanesque style, built of ashlar stone with an irregular plan, high pitched roof, and corner turret giving it the appearance of