Historic Building Database- Residential: East Side Neighborhoods




**Last updated 10/2/2018- updated the page overall.

Total Properties Featured: 42

The following entries are organized as follows: House name or name of prominent former resident if there is one, address, lifespan dates and reason for demolition, if applicable or known. A historic photo and a Google Maps link to the former/current location is also given. Only homes built prior to 1930 are included.

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Bexley Demolished

Broad Street
1. Charles E. Markeson House: 2086 E. Broad Street, Bexley: Around 1885-Before 1925: Unknown reason for demolition. A newer home went on the site in 1925, but it’s not known if the house was torn down for this house or was already gone before that. The Markeson house was set back away from Broad significantly further than the current house is.

Photo taken in 1889.

Photo taken in 2017.

Columbia Avenue
1. Claude Meeker House: 256 S. Columbia Avenue, Bexley: Around 1890-Around 1920: Replaced by a newer home that still exists.

Photo taken in 1912.

Photo taken in 2015.

Bexley Existing

Park Drive
1. Ferdinand Howald House: 78 Park Drive: 1912

Photo taken in 1915.

Photo taken in 2017.

Parkview Drive
1. John G. Deshler House: 15 N. Parkview Avenue (current address is 17 N. Parkview): Around 1900

Photo taken in 1963.

Photo taken in 2017.

2. Alfred Dietzel House: 320 N. Parkview Drive: Around 1900

Photo taken in 1983.

Photo taken in 2014.

3. Malcolm Jeffrey House (Governor’s Mansion): 358 N. Parkview Drive: 1925

Photo taken in 1975.

Photo taken in 2015. The angle of this photo is from the side. The old photo is from the front.

Sessions Drive
1. Jessie Coons House: 7 Sessions Drive: 1927

Photo taken in 1983.

Photo taken in 2017.

Linden Demolished

Aberdeen Avenue
1. Residential House: 1779 Aberdeen Avenue: Around 1900-Around 1986: Unknown reason for demolition. The lot remains largely empty.

Photo taken in 1965.


Photo taken in 2015.

Linden Existing

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

Photo taken in 1974.

Photo taken in 2015.

2. John Miller House: 1304 Aberdeen Avenue: 1924

Photo taken in 1972.

Photo taken in 2015.

3. William Finckel House: 1359 Aberdeen Avenue: 1927

Photo taken in 1973.

Photo taken in 2015.

4. Leo Huey House: 1385 Aberdeen Avenue: 1921

Photo taken in 1972.

Photo taken in 2014.

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

Photo taken in 1972.

Photo taken in 2015.

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

Photo taken in 1975.

Photo taken in 2017.

7. J.C. 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 1974.

Photo taken in 2015.


9. Paul Nelson House: 1499 Aberdeen Avenue: 1923

Photo taken in 1973.


Photo taken in 2017.


10. Thomas Duffy House: 1503 Aberdeen Avenue: 1925

Photo taken in 1973.


Photo taken in 2014.


11. Claude Lively House: 1518 Aberdeen Avenue: 1924

Photo taken in 1973.


Photo taken in 2015.


12. Grace Garland: 1519 Aberdeen Avenue: 1920

Photo taken in 1973.


Photo taken in 2017.


13. Mary Roberts House: 1529 Aberdeen Avenue: 1923

Photo taken in 1972.


Photo taken in 2015.


14. Residential House: 1533 Aberdeen Avenue: 1925

Photo taken in 1975.


Photo taken in 2014.


15. Julia Housum House: 1591 Aberdeen Avenue: 1923

Photo taken in 1973.


Photo taken in 2014.


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

Photo taken in 1972.


Photo taken in 2014.


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

Photo taken in 1972.


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 1973.


Photo taken in 2017.


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

Photo taken in 1973.


Photo taken in 2017.


21. Earl Kimball House: 1688 Aberdeen Avenue: 1923

Photo taken in 1973.


Photo taken in 2014.


22. Carrie Hunt House: 1689 Aberdeen Avenue: 1923

Photo taken in 1973.


Photo taken in 2015.


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

Photo taken in 1974.


Photo taken in 2014.


24. Annabelle Edgington House: 1867 Aberdeen Avenue: 1921

Photo taken in 1973.


Photo taken in 2017.


25. Residential House: 1907 Aberdeen Avenue: 1924

Photo taken in 1961.


Photo taken in 2017.


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 2017.


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

Photo taken in 1974.


Photo taken in 2017.

Whitehall Demolished

Main Street
1. David Taylor House #1: 4831 E. Broad Street: 1825-Before 1920: David Taylor’s first house. There seems to be some confusion on the address for both houses. The addresses 4831 and 5300 are switched depending on the source. Today, the site is part of a golf course and country club, which began to build near the site as early as 1907.

Photo taken in 1909.

There really isn’t a current location photo, as the exact location is now unknown. It sat well off of Broad Street.
2. David Taylor House #2: 5300 E. Main Street: Around 1843-Around 1950: Site now occupied with newer development.

Photo taken in 1909.

As with the first house, the exact location is now unknown.

Whitehall Existing

Other East Side Places Demolished

Alton Avenue
1. Charles Fisk House: 965 Alton Avenue: 1920-1966: Demolished for unknown reasons. The lot has been vacant ever since.

Photo taken in 1963.

photo taken in 2015.

Cleveland Avenue
1. Adam Innis House: 1857 Cleveland Avenue: Around 1870-Around 1940: The Innis Family owned the house through 1937. A gas station was on the site by the early 1940s. Today, the site is vacant.

Photo taken before 1900.

Photo taken in 2017.

High Street
1. Michael Fisher House: 3085 S. High Street: 1820-Around 1964. Unknown reason for demolition. The house sat well back from High Street, along the banks of the Scioto River. Today, the site is overgrown and a road that led to the site is long since gone. The Google image shows where the driveway location had been.
**Historic photo is not available, yet.

Photo taken in 2017.

Nelson Road
1. William Shepard House: 790 N. Nelson Road: 1855-10/7/1981: This home burned down.

Photo taken in 1889.

Photo taken in 2017.

Other East Side Places Existing

Alton Avenue
1. Ferdinand Bowshier House: 785-787 Alton Avenue: 1912

Photo taken in 1969.

Photo taken in 2014.

Cleveland Avenue
1. Vera Sale-Ruddy House: 4003 Cleveland Avenue: Around 1905

Photo taken around 1910.

Photo taken in 2015.