Linden




This page highlights before and after photos of historic buildings in the Linden area.

Only buildings built before 1930 are included. Click on any photo for a larger image.

**Last Updated: 11/9/2019.

Existing Historic Buildings

Aberdeen Avenue
1. Nellie Feidner House: 1301 Aberdeen Avenue: 1925

Photo taken in 1974.


Photo taken in 2014.


2. John Miller House: 1304 Aberdeen Avenue: 1924

Photo taken in 1973.


Photo taken in 2015.


3. William Finckel House: 1359 Aberdeen Avenue: 1927

Photo taken in 1973.


Photo taken in 2014.


4. Leo Huey House: 1385 Aberdeen Avenue: 1921

Photo taken in 1973.


Photo taken in 2014.


5. Ella Dempsey House: 1399 Aberdeen Avenue: Around 1900

Photo taken in 1973.


Photo taken in 2015.


6. Frank Copeland House: 1435 Aberdeen Avenue: Around 1920

Photo taken in 1975.


Photo taken in 2017.


7. John Reisinger House: 1485 Aberdeen Avenue: Around 1920

Photo taken in 1974.


Photo taken in 2017.


8. Frank Nelson House: 1495 Aberdeen Avenue: 1923

Photo taken in 1973.


Photo taken in 2015.


9. Paul Nelson House: 1499 Aberdeen Avenue: 1923

Photo taken in 1973.


Photo taken in 2014.


10. Thomas Duffy House: 1503 Aberdeen Avenue: 1925

Photo taken in 1973.


Photo taken in 2017.


11. Claude Lively House: 1518 Aberdeen Avenue: 1924

Photo taken in 1973.


Photo taken in 2017.


12. Grace Garland House: 1519 Aberdeen Avenue: 1920

Photo taken in 1972.


Photo taken in 2017.


13. Mary Roberts House: 1529 Aberdeen Avenue: 1923

Photo taken in 1973.


Photo taken in 2017.


14. Residential House: 1533 Aberdeen Avenue: 1925

Photo taken in 1975.


Photo taken in 2017.


15. Julia Housum House: 1591 Aberdeen Avenue: 1923

Photo taken in 1973.


Photo taken in 2010.


16. Frank Howell House: 1624 Aberdeen Avenue: Around 1905

Photo taken in 1971.


Photo taken in 2017.


17. Albert Innis House: 1625 Aberdeen Avenue: Around 1900

Photo taken in 1973.


Photo taken in 2017.


18. Lucy Reed House: 1640 Aberdeen Avenue: Around 1900

Photo taken in 1975.


Photo taken in 2015.


19. Charles Hatcher House: 1646 Aberdeen Avenue: Around 1910

Photo taken in 1974.


Photo taken in 2017.


20. Ella Armentrout House: 1666 Aberdeen Avenue: Around 1910

Photo taken in 1972.


Photo taken in 2017.


21. Earl Kimball House: 1688 Aberdeen Avenue: 1923

Photo taken in 1973.


Photo taken in 2015.


22. Carrie Hunt House: 1689 Aberdeen Avenue: 1923

Photo taken in 1973.


Photo taken in 2014.


23. Howard Amann House: 1692 Aberdeen Avenue: Around 1910

Photo taken in 1972.


Photo taken in 2014.


24. Annabelle Edgington House: 1867 Aberdeen Avenue: 1921

Photo taken in 1974.


Photo taken in 2017.


25. Residential House: 1907 Aberdeen Avenue: 1924

Photo taken in 1961.


Photo taken in 2014.


26. John Butterfield House: 1965 Aberdeen Avenue: ARound 1910

Photo taken in 1975.


Photo taken in 2017.


27. Residential House: 1971 Aberdeen Avenue: 1921

Photo taken in 1971.


Photo taken in 2014.


28. Geo Kidner House: 2005 Aberdeen Avenue: Around 1910

Photo taken in 1974.


Photo taken in 2017.

Acton Road
1. Frank Schoby House: 1031 Acton Road: 1929

Photo taken in 1973.


Photo taken in 2017.

Cleveland Avenue
1. Aime Campbell House: 1449 Cleveland Avenue: 1915

Photo taken in 1956.


Photo taken in 2017.


2. Herman Street House: 1477-1485 Cleveland Avenue: 1926

Photo taken in 1964.


Photo taken in 2014.


3. Rose Zimmer House: 1488-1490 Cleveland Avenue: 1925

Photo taken in 1958.


Photo taken in 2014.


4. Frank Isabel House: 1562 Cleveland Avenue: 1919

Photo taken in 1963.


Photo taken in 2018.


5. Amy McPherson House: 1643-1645 Cleveland Avenue: 1925

Photo taken in 1965.


Photo taken in 2018.

Elmore Avenue
1. Pansy Gibson House: 1332 Elmore Avenue: 1927

Photo taken in 1956.


Photo taken in 2017.


2. Clara Smith House: 2069 Elmore Avenue: 1929

Photo taken in 1964.


Photo taken in 2017.

Fern Place
1. Edward Brenner House: 2021 Fern Place: 1910

Photo taken in 1965.


Photo taken in 2017.


2. Margaret Barrick House: 2031 Fern Place: Around 1910

Photo taken in 1956.


Photo taken in 2017.

Genessee Avenue
1. Elizabeth Scott House: 1241 Genessee Avenue: 1927

Photo taken in 1958.


Photo taken in 2017.


2. Leopold Grabowski House: 1277 Genessee Avenue: Around 1915

Photo taken in 1963.


Photo taken in 2014.


3. Victor Bixby House: 1288 Genessee Avenue: 1926

Photo taken in 1956.


Photo taken in 2015.


4. John Chilcote House: 1301 Genessee Avenue: 1926

Photo taken in 1959.


Photo taken in 2015.


5. Harry Miller House: 1309 Genessee Avenue: 1927

Photo taken in 1972.


Photo taken in 2014.


6. Walter Harris House: 1352 Genessee Avenue: 1925

Photo taken in 1963.


Photo taken in 2015.


7. Eugene DeLay House: 1361 Genessee Avenue: 1924

Photo taken in 1962.


Photo taken in 2015.


8. Clyde Murray House: 1375 Genessee Avenue: 1922: Current address is 1377.

Photo taken in 1975.


Photo taken in 2015.


9. Flora Frantz House: 1388 Genessee Avenue: 1922

Photo taken in 1975.


Photo taken in 2015.


10. Warren Browne House: 1389 Genessee Avenue: 1923

Photo taken in 1963.


Photo taken in 2015.


11. Sherman White House: 1403 Genessee Avenue: 1923

Photo taken in 1957.


Photo taken in 2015.


12. Edward Jones House: 1407 Genessee Avenue: 1926

Photo taken in 1975.


Photo taken in 2015.


13. Elmer Fetters House: 1410 Genessee Avenue: 1922

Photo taken in 1959.


Photo taken in 2015.


14. James DeLay House: 1411 Genessee Avenue: 1923

Photo taken in 1973.


Photo taken in 2015.


15. George Fritsche House: 1414 Genessee Avenue: 1925

Photo taken in 1972.


Photo taken in 2015.


16. George Riddle House: 1425 Genessee Avenue: Around 1910

Photo taken in 1960.


Photo taken in 2015.


17. Amanda Irons House: 1444 Genessee Avenue: 1906

Photo taken in 1973.


Photo taken in 2015.


18. Ruth Hartman House: 1457 Genessee Avenue: 1924

Photo taken in 1973.


Photo taken in 2015.


19. Donald Belknap House: 1461 Genessee Avenue: 1924

Photo taken in 1961.


Photo taken in 2015.


20. Asa Miller House: 1465 Genessee Avenue: 1927

Photo taken in 1972.


Photo taken in 2015.


21. Lloyd Meadors House: 1479 Genessee Avenue: 1923

Photo taken in 1963.


Photo taken in 2015.


22. Harry Bauchmoyer House: 1491 Genessee Avenue: 1919

Photo taken in 1971.


Photo taken in 2015.


23. Charles Durfey House: 1504 Genessee Avenue: 1918

Photo taken in 1958.


Photo taken in 2015.


24. Glenn Stoody House: 1509 Genessee Avenue: 1924

Photo taken in 1955.


Photo taken in 2015.


25. Abraham Nothstine House 1512 Genessee Avenue: 1922

Photo taken n 1960.


Photo taken in 2015.


26. Aaron Wilson House: 1513 Genessee Avenue: 1923

Photo taken in 1959.


Photo taken in 2015.


27. Norris Wells House: 1516 Genessee Avenue: 1925

Photo taken in 1975.


Photo taken in 2015.


28. Mark Jeffries House: 1521 Genessee Avenue: 1918

Photo taken in 1959.


Photo taken in 2015.


29. William Ulrey House: 1540 Genessee Avenue: Around 1900

Photo taken in 1956.


Photo taken in 2015.


30. Leland Andrews House: 1548 Genessee Avenue: 1923

Photo taken in 1960.


Photo taken in 2017.


31. Hazel Huey House: 1552 Genessee Avenue: 1923

Photo taken in 1973.


Photo taken in 2017.


32. Elizabeth Ranck House: 1558 Genessee Avenue: 1915

Photo taken in 1961.


Photo taken in 2017.


33. John Howell House: 1562 Genessee Avenue: 1925

Photo taken in 1975.


Photo taken in 2017.


34. Albert Anderson House: 1570 Genessee Avenue: 1924

Photo taken in 1974.


Photo taken in 2017.


35. Ruth Davis House: 1571 Genessee Avenue: 1926

Photo taken in 1973.


Photo taken in 2017.


36. Rose Thayer House: 1572 Genessee Avenue: 1915

Photo taken in 1972.


Photo taken in 2017.


37. Leslie Dennis House: 1593 Genessee Avenue: 1916

Photo taken in 2015.


38. Wesley Ross House: 1620 Genessee Avenue: Around 1900

Photo taken in 1962.


Photo taken in 2017.


39. Elmer Ellsworth House: 1630 Genessee Avenue: 1925

Photo taken in 1974.


Photo taken in 2017.


40. Residential House: 1646 Genessee Avenue: 1924

Photo taken in 1958.


Photo taken in 2017.


41. Idolia Ramey House: 1653 Genessee Avenue: 1924

Photo taken in 1964.


Photo taken in 2014.


42. Robert Lockett House: 1654 Genessee Avenue: 1923

Photo taken in 1973.


Photo taken in 2017.


43. Besse Dettra House: 1665 Genessee Avenue: 1924

Photo taken in 1965.


Photo taken in 2017.


44. Samuel Brown House: 1668 Genessee Avenue: 1917

Photo taken in 1957.


Photo taken in 2017.


45. Edward Burwell House: 1748 Genessee Avenue: 1919

Photo taken in 1975.


Photo taken in 2017.


46. Carl Archer House: 1836 Genessee Avenue: 1911

Photo taken in 1959.


Photo taken in 2017.


47. Residential House: 1853 Genessee Avenue: 1902

Photo taken in 1964.


Photo taken in 2014.


48. Armina Cary House: 1904 Genessee Avenue: 1909

Photo taken in 1962.


Photo taken in 2014.


49. Frank Barber House: 1972 Genessee Avenue: 1915

Photo taken in 1972.


Photo taken in 2017.


50. Gaspard Richards House: 2120 Genessee Avenue: 1924

Photo taken in 1959.


Photo taken in 2017.


51. John Freeland House: 2138 Genessee Avenue: 1925

Photo taken in 1972.


Photo taken in 2017.

Isabel Avenue
1. Vernon Osborne House: 1562 N. Isabel Avenue: 1923

Photo taken in 1964.


Photo taken in 2015.


2. Walter Waterman House: 1570 N. Isabel Avenue: 1922

Photo taken in 1955.


Photo taken in 2010.


3. James Wiley House: 1578 N. Isabel Avenue: 1922

Photo taken in 1956.


Photo taken in 2014.


4. Bertha England House: 1588 N. Isabel Avenue: 1925

Photo taken in 1956.


Photo taken in 2015.

Milford Avenue
1. Frank Newberry House: 1628 Milford Avenue: 1928

Photo taken in 1962.


Photo taken in 2014.


2. Pearl O’Dell House: 1634 Milford Avenue: 1929

Photo taken in 1966.


Photo taken in 2017.


3. Joseph Costin House: 1644 Milford Avenue: 1927

Photo taken in 1965.


Photo taken in 2017.


4. Mabel Cron House: 1668 Milford Avenue: 1928

Photo taken in 1961.


Photo taken in 2014.


5. Minnie Cairl House: 1692 Milford Avenue: 1928

Photo taken in 1959.


Photo taken in 2017.


6. Esta White House: 1729 Milford Avenue: 1928

Photo taken in 1963.


Photo taken in 2017.


7. Residential House: 1808 Milford Avenue: 1922

Photo taken in 1960.


Photo taken in 2014.

Osceola Avenue
1. Charles Foster House: 2545 Osceola Avenue: 1924

Photo taken in 1955.


Photo taken in 2017.


2. Leon Grimm House: 2551 Osceola Avenue: 1921

Photo taken in 1962.


Photo taken in 2014.


3. Nora McKenzie House: 2624 Osceola Avenue: Around 1900

Photo taken in 1973.


Photo taken in 2014.

Radnor Avenue
1. Floyd Bailey House: 1992 Radnor Avenue: 1928

Photo taken in 1955.


Photo taken in 2014.


2. Chester Adams House: 2130 Radnor Avenue: 1928

Photo taken in 1972.


Photo taken in 2014.

Second Avenue
1. Residential House: 611 E. 2nd Avenue: 1889

Photo taken in 1964.


Photo taken in 2015.

Tenth Avenue
1. John Aldrich House: 2801 E. 10th Avenue: 1920

Photo taken in 1962.


Photo taken in 2017.

Twelfth Avenue
1. Residential House: 1000 E. 12th Avenue: 1921

Photo taken in 1963.


Photo taken in 2015.

Twentieth Avenue
1. Residential House: 1169-1171 E. 20th Avenue: 1927

Photo taken in 1963.


Photo taken in 2015.

Twenty-Fifth Avenue
1. Bradford Cary House: 1450 E. 25th Avenue: 1928

Photo taken in 1955.


Photo taken in 2014.


2. Residential House: 1465 E. 25th Avenue: 1927

Photo taken in 1958.


Photo taken in 2017.


3. Arthur Deter House: 1479 E. 25th Avenue: 1927

Photo taken in 1965.


Photo taken in 2017.


4. William Rehm House: 1486 E. 25th Avenue: 1928

Photo taken in 1955.


Photo taken in 2017.


5. Angie Hines House: 1493 E. 25th Avenue: 1929

Photo taken in 1963.


Photo taken in 2017.


6. Walter Sprafka House: 1503 E. 25th Avenue: 1926

Photo taken in 1964.


Photo taken in 2017.


7. Melvin Smith House: 1507 E. 25th Avenue: 1929

Photo taken in 1964.


Photo taken in 2015.


8. Aaron Hassel House: 1517 E. 25th Avenue: 1929

Photo taken in 1964.


Photo taken in 2017.


9. Residential House: 1526 E. 25th Avenue: 1928

Photo taken in 1965.


Photo taken in 2017.


10. William Lanham House: 1527 E. 25th Avenue: 1928

Photo taken in 1964.


Photo taken in 2014.

Demolished Historic Buildings

Aberdeen Avenue
1. Residential House: 1779 Aberdeen Avenue: Around 1900-Around 1986: Unknown reason for demolition. The site remains empty to the present day.

Photo taken in 1965.


Photo taken in 2015.

Bonham Avenue
1. Residential House: 803 E. Bonham Avenue: Around 1905-1962: Demolished for I-71. The site is now in green space next to an exit ramp.

Photo take in 1943.


Photo taken in 2011.

Cleveland Avenue
1. Mixed-Use Building: 1347-1355 Cleveland Avenue: Around 1900-1981: Demolished for unknown reasons. The site is now partially green space and partially parking.

Photo taken in 1962.


Photo taken in 2018.


2. Albert Ohrstedt House: 1504 Cleveland Avenue: 1921-2014: Demolished due to poor condition. The site remains vacant.

Photo taken in 1971.


Photo taken in 2018.


3. Turner Cordell House: 1520-1522 Cleveland Avenue: 1924-1980: Unknown reasons for demolition. The site remains vacant.

Photo taken in 1956.


Photo taken in 2015.


4. Residential House: 1580 Cleveland Avenue: Around 1910-1967: Demolished to build the current office building.

Photo taken in 1957.


Photo taken in 2018.


5. Residential House: 1594-1596 Cleveland Avenue: Around 1920-1967: Demolished to build the current office building’s parking lot.

Photo taken in 1962.


Photo taken in 2018.


6. Residential House: 1614 Cleveland Avenue: Around 1920-2005: Demolished to build the current fire station.

Photo taken in 1957.


Photo taken in 2018.


7. Residential House: 1675-1677 Cleveland Avenue: Around 1925-2018: Demolished due to poor condition. The site remains vacant.

Photo taken in 1956.


Photo taken in 2018.

Duxberry Avenue
1. Lew Innis House: 1576 Duxberry Road: 1928-2014: Demolished due to poor condition. The site now has a new home.

Photo taken in 1979.


Photo taken in 2015.

Elmore Avenue
1. Osborn Blake House: 1894 Elmore Avenue: 1927-1958: Demolished to build a new house on the site.

Photo taken in 1960.


Photo taken in 2017.

Genessee Avenue
1. William Puckett House: 1402 Genessee Avenue: 1924-2015: This house had been abandoned for years and was demolished due to its deteriorated condition.

Photo taken in 1961.


Photo taken in 2015.


2. Sallie Williams House: 1460 Genessee Avenue 1920-2012: The home had been abandoned and was demolished due to condition.

Photo taken in 1955.


Photo taken in 2015.


3. May Payne House: 1501 Genessee Avenue: 1924-2015: Demolished due to poor condition.

Photo taken in 1975.


Photo taken in 2015.


4. Helen Griebling House: 1524 Genessee Avenue: Around 1900-1969: Demolished to build the current apartment buildings.

Photo taken in 1958.


Photo taken in 2015.


5. John Stone House: 1544 Genessee Avenue: 1923-2003: Demolished to build the existing house.

Photo taken in 1973.


Photo taken in 2017.


6. Harry Dillon House: 2112 Genessee Avenue: 1925-2002: Demolished due to condition. The site has had a newer home since 2003.

Photo taken in 1955.


Photo taken in 2017.


7. Otto Plummer House: 2129 Genessee Avenue: 1924

Photo taken in 1959.


Photo taken in 2017.

Isabel Avenue
1. Parker Horton House: 1565 N. Isabel Avenue: 1923-1975: Demolished for the adjacent church’s parking lot.

Photo taken in 1965.


Photo taken in 2015.


2. Williamson Buckmaster House: 1589 N. Isabel Avenue: 1925-1987: Demolished for unknown reasons. The lot remains vacant.

Photo taken in 1959.


Photo taken in 2012.

Radnor Avenue
1. Frank Cua House: 2160 Radnor Avenue: 1924

Photo taken in 1959.


Photo taken in 2015.

Third Avenue
1. Frank Ewers House: 669 E. 3rd Avenue: Around 1895-2011: Demolished due to poor condition. The site remains vacant.

Photo taken in 1963.


Photo taken in 2014.


2. Norma Moon House: 673 E. 3rd Avenue: Around 1900-1998: Demolished for unknown reasons. The site is still vacant.

Photo taken in 1963.


Photo taken in 2017.

Twenty-Fifth Avenue
1. Residential House:: 1425 E. 25th Avenue: Around 1920-1965: Demolished to build the current school building.

Photo taken in 1959.


Photo taken in 2015.


2. Residential House: 1439 E. 25th Avenue: Around 1925-1965: Demolished to build the current school building.

Photo taken in 1962.


Photo taken in 2015.


3.August Ruhl House: 1480 E. 25th Avenue: Around 1915-2018: Demolished presumably due to poor condition. There is not yet a photo of the site post-demolition, but it remains a vacant lot.

Photo taken in 1980.


Photo taken in 2015.


4. Manford Day House: 1483-1485 E. 25th Avenue: 1927-1981: Demolished for unknown reasons. The site remains vacant.

Photo taken in 1959.


Photo taken in 2015.