Historic Building Database: King-Lincoln/Olde Towne East Part 2




The King-Lincoln/OTE HDB page was becoming far too large for good loading times. This will be Part 2 for those neighborhoods, including all streets with names starting with M-Z. As always, only buildings built prior to 1930 are included.

**Last updated 3/8/2019. Added 6 new buildings to Ohio, Monroe, Woodland and Rich.

**Total buildings featured: 95

Demolished Buildings
Madison Avenue
1. Residential House: 1037 Madison Avenue: Around 1895-Between 1982-1984: Unknown reason for demolition, but the house was listed as being in poor condition in 1982.

Photo taken in 1982.


Photo taken in 2015.

Main Street
1. Residential House: 976-978 E. Main Street: Around 1900-1977: Demolished for unknown reasons. Remained a vacant lot until the current Salvation Army building was constructed in 2006.

Photo taken in 1965.


Photo taken in 2017.


2. Residential House: 1100 East Main Street: Around 1890-1980s: Unknown reason for demolition. Originally built as a residential home, it became the William Winegarner Undertaking business from 1909 to 1938. The house was torn down sometime in the 1980s. Today, the site is the parking lot for a Family Dollar with a South Ohio Avenue address.

Photo taken in 1919.


Photo taken in 2017.


3. Hannibal H. Kimball House: 1323 E. Main Street: Around 1855-1928: Demolished to build a new Pauline Home for the Aged, which had taken over the original house around 1900. The present address is 1303 E. Main.

Photo taken around 1905.


Photo taken in 2017.


4. M.C. Lilley House: 1569 E. Main Street: 1840-Around 1963: The house appears to have survived until 1963, when the entire site was cleared for a gas station. Today, the gas station building still exists, but is now used as a carryout.

Photo taken in 1892.


Photo taken in 2017.

Monroe Avenue
1. Bertram Jones House: 17 N. Monroe Avenue: Around 1880-1966: Demolished by the

Photo taken in 1916.


Photo taken in 2017.


2. Residential House: 29 S. Monroe Avenue: 1904-Around 1985: Reason for demolition unknown, but the house was listed in poor condition by 1984. Site is now a vacant lot.

Photo taken in 1984.


Photo taken in 2015.


3. Asbury Kelley House: 30 S. Monroe Avenue: Around 1888-1975: Demolished to make way for what is now Douglas Alternative Elementary.

Photo taken in 1956.


Photo taken in 2016.


4. Daniel McCabe House: 36 S. Monroe Avenue: Around 1885-1975: Demolished to make way for what is now Douglas Alternative Elementary.

Photo taken in 1962.


Photo taken in 2016.


5. Samuel C. Belknap House: 56 S. Monroe Avenue: 1887-1971: The property was purchased by the Ohio Conference of the Methodist Church and demolished in 1971 along with the house at the corner of Monroe and Oak. The reason for this is unknown, but it’s possible that the Church, which owned quite a few lots in the area at the time, was planning some kind of new church or church housing project. Either way, the site was sold again in 1973 and remained a vacant lot until 2017, when a new single-family home was built on the site.

Photo taken in 1892.


Photo taken in 2016.


6. Louisa Stafford House: 71 N. Monroe Avenue: Around 1890-1977: Unknown reason for demolition. Lot is now a vacant lot.

Photo taken in 1900.


Photo taken in 2015.


7. Harriet Hederson House: 89 S. Monroe Avenue: Around 1900-1982: Unknown reason for demolition. The site remains vacant.

Photo taken in 1962.


Photo taken in 2017.


8. Lizzie Heil House: 235-237 N. Monroe Avenue: Around 1905-1983: Unknown reason for demolition. The site has remained vacant to the present day.

Photo taken in 1926.


Photo taken in 2015.

Oak Street
1. John Brown House: 671 Oak Street: Around 1885-1963: Demolished to build I-71. The site is on the edge of the highway.

Photo taken in 1957.

Photo taken in 2017.

2. Ludwick Bruning House: 768 Oak Street: 1893-1969: Unknown reason for demolition. The site remains vacant.

Photo taken in 1957.

Photo taken in 2017.

3. Charles. H. Putnam House: 775 Oak Street: Around 1890-1970: Unknown reason for demolition, but the site has remained a vacant lot to the present day, now as a community garden. 3 other house were also demolished during this period on this block.

Photo taken in 1900.

Photo taken in 2015.

4. John Behmer House: 930 Oak Street: Around 1880-1969: Unknown reason for demolition. The site has been vacant ever since.

Photo taken in 1959.

Photo taken in 2017.

5. Residential House: 934 Oak Street: Around 1890-1969: Unknown reason for demolition. The site has been vacant ever since.

Photo taken in 1960.

Photo taken in 2017.

6. Oliver Baker House: 955 Oak Street: Around 1885-1966: Demolished to build the Metropolitan Baptist Church, which still exists.

Photo taken in 1959.

Photo taken in 2017.

7. Adam Grant House: 961 Oak Street: Around 1890-1966: Demolished to build the Metropolitan Baptist Church, which still exists.

Photo taken in 1963.

Photo taken in 2017.

8. John C. Brown House: 965 Oak Street: 1891-1966: Demolished to build Metropolitan Baptist Church, which still exists.

Photo taken in 1900.

Photo taken in 2015.

9. David Ramsey House: 983 Oak Street: 1891-1974: Demolished by Metropolitan Baptist Chruch, but for unknown reasons. The site has remained vacant.

Photo taken in 1960.

Photo taken in 2017.

10. William Nace House: 1004 Oak Street: Around 1900-1974: Demolished for unknown reasons. The site remained vacant until 2016, when a new house was built with the address of 1010 Oak.

Photo taken in 1964.

Photo taken in 2017.

3. Emilius Oviatt Randall House: 1025 Oak Street: Pre 1889-Around 1970: This house was replaced with a small apartment building that still exists. The house faced S. 21st rather than Oak itself.

Photo taken in 1889.

Photo taken in 2015.

4. Jefferson L. Cherry House: 1123 Oak Street: Around 1895-Around 1960 : Unknown reason for demolition, but the lot remains empty.

Photo taken in 1897.

Photo taken in 2015.

Ohio Avenue
1. Residential House: 274 S. Ohio Avenue: Around 1905-Around 1982: Reason for demolition unknown, but the house was in poor condition by 1982. Site is now a community garden.

Photo taken in 1981.

Photo taken in 2015.

Parsons Avenue
1. The Cumberland Apartments: 26 Parson Avenue: 1896-1978: Unknown reason for demolition. The site is now a parking lot.

Photo taken in 1897.

Photo taken in 2017.

2. George McClelland Parsons House: 156 Parsons Avenue: 1847-3/15/1954: Served as the Columbus School for Girls from 1901-1953. The building was demolished for redevelopment of the site into an office building, which remains to the present day.

Photo taken in 1912.

Photo taken in 2015.

3. James G. Thurber House: 251 Parsons Avenue: Around 1880-1962: Demolished to construct I-71. The address does not exist any longer and is just a strip of green space. The Thurber family moved around quite a bit, having lived at 921 S. Champion from 1899-1900 (demolished), 568 Oak Street around 1908 (demolished), 227 S. 17th from 1909-1912 (existing) and 77 Jefferson Avenue from 1913-1917 (existing).

Photo taken in 1962.

Photo taken in 2015.

Rich Street
1. George J. Karb House: 641 E. Rich Street: Around 1895-1962: This home was demolished for the construction of I-71.

Photo taken in 1897.


Photo taken in 2015.


2. Residential House: 1105-1107 E. Rich Street: Around 1910-Between 1987-1990: Unknown reason for demolition, but the house was listed in poor condition in 1988.

Photo taken in 1988.


Photo taken in 2015.


3. Residential House: 1156-1158 E. Rich Street: Around 1895-Between 1983-1990: Unknown reason for demolition. House was listed as vacant, but in fair condition in 1983.

Photo taken in 1983.


Photo taken in 2015.


4. Gertrude Lynch House: 1558 E. Rich Street: Around 1910-1981: Demolished for unknown reasons. The site is now a parking lot.

Photo taken in 1918.


Photo taken in 2015.


5. Residential House: 1600 E. Rich Street: Around 1895-Between 1985-1990: House was listed as vacant an in poor condition in 1985, which likely contributed to its demolition.

Photo taken in 1985.


Photo taken in 2015.


6. Residential House: 1827 E. Rich Street: Around 1910-Between 1988-1990: House was listed as vacant and in poor condition in 1988.

Photo taken in 1988.


Photo taken in 2015.

Seventeenth Street
1. Howard Gillard House: 80 N. 17th Street: Around 1870-Around 1969: Replaced with the Columbus Childcare Center, which was later expanded to fill most of this block and became offices and a school over the years. The building was demolished to build new residential infill.

Photo taken in 1920.

Photo taken in 2015.

Town Street
1. Washington Gladden House: 631 E. Town Street: Around 1885-1962: Demolished for the construction of I-71.

Photo taken in 1962, just before demolition.

Photo taken in 2015.

Twenty-First Street
1. Residential House: 270 S. 21st Street: Around 1895-1989: Unknown reason for demolition. Site is now a vacant lot.

Photo taken in 1984.

Photo taken in 2015.

Woodland Avenue
1. Jacob Hare House: 72 Woodland Avenue: Around 1860-Around 1908: This house was demolished to build the William Miller house that remains on the site.

Photo taken in 1889.

Photo taken in 2017.

2. J.M. McCune House: 120 Woodland Avenue: Around 1895-Around 1957: Unknown reason for demolition, but was probably to prepare the site for the existing rec center.

Photo taken in 1900.

Photo taken in 2015.

3. Edward Denmead House: 153 Woodland Avenue: Around 1890-Around 1960: House was demolished when the adjacent church was constructed. The site is now a parking lot.

Photo taken in 1900.




Existing Buildings

Main Street
1. Hannah Neil Home for Children: 727 E. Main Street: Around 1860

Photo taken on 11/29/1938.

Photo taken in 2016.

Miami Avenue
1. T.J. Dundon House: 91 Miami Avenue: Around 1880

Drawing from 1885.

Photo taken in 2015.

Monroe Avenue
1. Frank McElroy House: 19 S. Monroe Avenue: Around 1910

Photo taken in 1969.

Photo taken in 2014.

2. Charles Sturgeon House: 52-54 S. Monroe Avenue: Around 1885

Photo taken in 1963.

Photo taken in 2016.

3. Charles Orr House: 83-85 S. Monroe Avenue: 1909

Photo taken in 1961.

Photo taken in 2017.

4. Charles Lum House: 133 S. Monroe Avenue: Around 1900

Photo taken in 1965.

Photo taken in 2017.

5. George Bellows House: 142-144 S. Monroe Avenue: 1903

Photo taken in 1959.

Photo taken in 2015.

6. Harry W. Lum House: 143 S. Monroe Avenue: Around 1895

Photo taken in 1913.

Photo taken in 2015.

7. Ermond Cook House: 147 S. Monroe Avenue: 1905

Photo taken in 1958.

Photo taken in 2017.

8. Charles Prugh House: 160 S. Monroe Avenue: 1904

Photo taken in 1959.

Photo taken in 2015.

9. William Morgan House: 231 S. Monroe Avenue: Around 1900

Photo taken in 1957.

Photo taken in 2017.

10. Charles Lipscombe House: 235 S. Monroe Avenue: 1894

Photo taken in 1959.

Photo taken in 2017.

11. Minnie Armentrout House: 238 S. Monroe Avenue: 1901

Photo taken in 1958.

Photo taken in 2016.

12. Horace Maynard House: 251 S. Monroe Avenue: Around 1900

Photo taken in 1962.

Photo taken in 2017.

13. Philipena Rau House: 259 S. Monroe Avenue: 1859

Photo taken in 1958.

Photo taken in 2017.

14. Jessie English House: 262-264 S. Monroe Avenue: 1909

Photo taken in 1958.

Photo taken in 2016.

15. Rickey Lang House: 266 S. Monroe Avenue: Around 1900

Photo taken in 1958.

Photo taken in 2017.

16. Christian Schumacher House: 282 S. Monroe Avenue: Around 1900

Photo taken in 1958.

Photo taken in 2017.

17. Residential Building: 287-293 S. Monroe Avenue: Around 1900

Photo taken in 1962.

Photo taken in 2016.

18. David Mull House: 359-361 N. Monroe Avenue: 1890

Photo taken in 1963.

Photo taken in 2015.

19. Residential House: 461 N. Monroe Avenue: 1899

Photo taken in 1988.

Photo taken in 2014.

Mt Vernon Avenue
1. Arthur Monahan House: 1512 Mt Vernon Avenue: Around 1900

Photo taken in 1909.


Photo taken in 2017.

Oak Street
1. Jacob Bauer House: 747 Oak Street: 1894

Photo taken in 1959.


Photo taken in 2014.


2. Louis Lindenberg House: 749 Oak Street: 1890

Photo taken in 1956.


Photo taken in 2014.


3. George Hamrick House: 755 Oak Street: Around 1885

Photo taken in 1960.


Photo taken in 2014.


4. Residential Building: 796 Oak Street: Around 1915

Photo taken in 1960.


Photo taken in 2015.


5. William Koken House: 801-803 Oak Street: Around 1885

Photo taken in 1961.


Photo taken in 2017.


6. John Tarrier House: 818 Oak Street: Around 1885

Photo taken in 1964.


Photo taken in 2017.


7. Samuel Kershaw House: 821-823 Oak Street: Around 1895

Photo taken in 1963.


Photo taken in 2014.


8. Charles Bell House: 824 Oak Street: Around 1895

Photo taken in 1964.


Photo taken in 2014.


9. Florizel Smith House: 838 Oak Street: Around 1885: The house was severely altered in the 1930s when it was converted into an apartment building. The left side of the building is the orginal house.

Photo taken in 1964.


Photo taken in 2017.


10. John Doane House: 850 Oak Street: Around 1885

Photo taken in 1962.


Photo taken in 2017.


11. Charles Morningstar House: 867-869 Oak Street: Around 1880

Photo taken in 1964.


Photo taken in 2017.


12. William Harvey House: 873-875 Oak Street: Around 1880

Photo taken in 1968.


Photo taken in 2017.


13. Charles Bonebrake House: 923 Oak Street: 1893

Photo taken in 1955.


Photo taken in 2017.


14. James Puntenney House: 997 Oak Street: 1889

Photo taken in 1961.


Photo taken in 2014.


15. Jacob Harner House: 1022 Oak Street: 1889

Photo taken January 1985.


Photo taken in 2015.


16. Residential House: 1310 Oak Street: Around 1890

Photo taken in 1984.


Photo taken in 2015.


17. Residential House: 1635-1637 Oak Street: Around 1910

Photo taken in 1989.


Photo taken in 2015.


18. Leonard Carr House: 1822 Oak Street: 1915

Photo taken in 1925.


Photo taken in 2014.

Ohio Avenue
1. Jacob Schottenstein House: 72-74 N. Ohio Avenue: Around 1905

Photo taken in 1911.


Photo taken in 2017.

Rhoads Avenue
1. Helen Lintner House: 242 Rhoads Avenue: 1918

Photo taken in 1918.


Photo taken in 2015.

Rich Street
1. Residential House: 1858 E. Rich Street: Around 1895

Photo taken in 1985.


Photo taken in 2015.

Seventeenth Street
1. Residential House: 248 N. 17th Street: Around 1880

Photo taken in 1920.


Photo taken in 2015.

Twentieth Street
1. George Early House: 108 N. 20th Street: Around 1895

Photo taken in 1897.


Photo taken in 2009.

Wilson Avenue
1. C.H.L Schuette House: 62 Wilson Avenue: 1890: House has been significantly altered from original design.

Photo taken in 1897.


Photo taken in 2014.


2. Residential House: 156 Wilson Avenue: Around 1895

Photo taken in 1988.


Photo taken in 2015.

Winner Avenue
1. John Cashatt House: 57 Winner Avenue: Around 1898

Photo taken in 1900.


Photo taken in 2015.


2. Robert H. Jeffrey House: 71 Winner Avenue: 1902

Photo taken in 1911.


Photo taken in 2015.

Woodland Avenue
1. Almer Armstrong House: 71 Woodland Avenue: Around 1910

Photo taken in 1913.


Photo taken in 2015.


2. William A. Miller House: 72 Woodland Avenue: 1908

Photo taken in 1915.


Photo taken in 2015.


3. Willis McAllister House: 205 Woodland Avenue: Around 1900

Photo taken in 1917.


Photo taken in 2014.


4. John S. Wagenhals House: 223 Woodland Avenue: Around 1895

Photo taken in 1900.


Photo taken in 2014.


5. Daniel Ryan House: 297 Woodland Avenue: Around 1895

Photo taken in 1900.


Photo taken in 2015.