Biology professor selling Lafayette Square 4BD

Medium fac3a7c45a86617781f9fefcaea33929 Garland E. Allen and Larry J. Bennett have listed for sale a four-bedroom, 4.5-bath home at 1415 Missouri Ave. in Lafayette Square for $450,000.

The 2,928-square-foot house was built in 1891. Carolyn McAvoy of McAvoy Realty is the listing agent.

Mr. Allen is a professor of biology at Washington University. He has been with the school since 1967.

He earned his B.A. in biology and English from the University of Louisville in 1957 and his M.A. (1958) and Ph.D. (1966) from Harvard University.

According to, there were 28 home sales in Lafayette Square in 2008, with a median sales price of $252,350

Address: 1415 Missouri Avenue
Buyer(s): Griffin Enterprises Llc II
Seller(s): Garland E Allen and Larry J Bennett
Sale date: Sep. 5, 2008