German Village & Areas West of Parsons




The page shows before and after photos for historic buildings in German Village and Merion Village.

The buildings are organized alphabetically by street name.

**Last Updated: 2/20/2020- Added to Livingston Avenue

Existing Buildings

Briggs Street
1. Tocechina Pulzer House: 659 Briggs Street: 1891

Photo taken in 1964.


Photo taken in 2017.

Front Street
1. Nicholas Schlee House: 543 S. Front Street: Around 1880

Photo taken in 1900.


Photo taken in 2015.


2. Charles Gerhold House: 1070 S. Front Street: 1883: This house was originally built at 715 S. High Street, but was moved to its current location in 2006.

Photo taken in 2006.


Photo taken in 2014.

Jaeger Street
1. Julius Kremer House: 948 Jaeger Street: 1874

Photo taken in 1897.


Photo taken in 2015.

Lazelle Street
1. George Bible House: 483-485 S. Lazelle Street: Around 1895

Photo taken in 1965.


Photo taken in 2017.


2. Nicholas Eye House: 615 S. Lazelle Street: Around 1905

Photo taken in 1965.


Photo taken in 2017.


3. August Kaiser House: 754 S. Lazelle Street: Around 1890

Photo taken in 1962.


Photo taken in 2017.

Mithoff Street
1. Pritchard Gibbs House: 232 E. Mithoff Street: 1911

Photo taken in 1912.


Photo taken in 2017.

Sycamore Street
1. Charles Wallace House: 73 E. Sycamore Street: Around 1885

Photo taken in 1965.


Photo taken in 2017.


2. Fred Klein House: 128 E. Sycamore Street: Around 1905

Photo taken in 1973.


Photo taken in 2017.


3. Louis Goetz House: 254 E. Sycamore Street: 1888

Photo taken in 1962.


Photo taken in 2014.


4. John Herman House: 273 E. Sycamore Street: 1888

Photo taken in 1956.


Photo taken in 2017.


5. Michael Burns House: 276 E. Sycamore Street: 1888

Photo taken in 1955.


Photo taken in 2015.


6. Residential House: 282 E. Sycamore Street: 1878

Photo taken in 1957.


Photo taken in 2017.


7. Andrew Kaiser House: 292 E. Sycamore Street: 1888

Photo taken in 1958.


Photo taken in 2017.


8. Residential House: 301-305 E. Sycamore Street: Around 1890

Photo taken in 1959.


Photo taken in 2017.

Third Street
1. George Schmitt House: 874 S. 3rd Street: Around 1890

Photo taken in 1963.


Photo taken in 2014.

Demolished Buildings

Livingston Avenue
1. Louis Hoster House: 31 E. Livingston Avenue: 1834-Around 1895: Unknown reason for demolition. The orientation of Livingston Avenue changed some during the construction of I-70. The current photo is positioned just south of where Livingston originally was, but still looks on the approximate site of the house.

Photo taken in 1892.


Photo taken in 2017.