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Hobbitville Throughout the Years 

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Once Dr. George A. Allen’s Xanadu, in recent years, Allen Park’s manicured grounds gave way to a derelict wasteland. Along with the remaining eight human tenants, four winged ones—the last vestiges of Dr. Allen’s amateur ornithologist past—were ousted from the property on Monday, Jan. 14.

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Allen Park founder, Dr. George A. Allen, and wife Ruth.
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