Historic Building Database- Residential: Short North




Once again, the Other Residential page has just started to get too large, so it’s time to separate out some more.
This page will focus on historic homes for the general Short North area (Italian Village, Victorian Village, High Street to 5th Avenue, Harrison West).

**Last updated: 5/17/2018. Under Construction.
*5/17/2018 update created the Short North page, including new houses, photos and updated information.

*Total homes featured: 41

The homes are organized alphabetically by street name and numerically by address.

Existing

Buttles Avenue
1. John E. Sater House: 114 Buttles Avenue: 1896

Photo taken in 1897.

Photo taken in 2017.

2. Dr. Joseph Z. Schoene House: 128 Buttles Avenue: Around 1890

Photo taken in 1897.

Photo taken in 2017.

3. Charles A. Stribling House: 140 Buttles Avenue: 1890

Photo taken in 1897.

Photo taken in 2017.

4. Robert Thompson House: 182 Buttles Avenue: Around 1895

Photo taken in 1897.

Photo taken in 2017.

Dennison Avenue
1. Rodney Gregg House: 725 Dennison Avenue: 1880

Photo taken in 1897.

Photo taken in 2015.

2. William H. Fish House: 773 Dennison Avenue: Around 1892

Photo taken in 1897.

Photo taken in 2017.

Fifth Avenue
1. James Puntenney House: 83 W. 5th Avenue: Around 1895

Photo taken in 1897.

Photo taken in 2017.

2. Residential House: 299 W. 5th Avenue: 1895

Photo taken in 1897.

Photo taken in 2017.

3. Amos Solomon House: 313 W. 5th Avenue: 1890

Photo taken in 1992.

Photo taken in 2016.

First Avenue
1. 522 and 526-528 W. 1st Avenue Houses: 1900

Photo taken in 1984.

Photo taken in 2017.

Neil Avenue
1. P. Hess House: 682 Neil Avenue: Around 1890

Photo taken in 1897.

Photo taken in 2015.

2. Charles Kinney House: 754 Neil Avenue: Around 1890

Photo taken in 1897.

Photo taken in 2015.

3. George Barrett House: 768 Neil Avenue: Around 1890

Photo taken in 1897.

Photo taken in 2017.

4. Dan Denahy House: 772 Neil Avenue: 1880

Photo taken in 1897.

Photo taken in 2017.

5. John Lloyd House: 957 Neil Avenue: 1895

Photo taken in 1897.

Photo taken in 2015.

6. J.F. Rogers House: 1045 Neil Avenue: Around 1890

Photo taken in 1897.

Photo taken in 2017.

7. A.J. Solomon House: 1100 Neil Avenue: 1897

Photo taken in 1897.

Photo taken in 2015.

8. Edson Emrick House: 1126 Neil Avenue: 1895

Photo taken in 1897.

Photo taken in 2017.

9. Festus H. Nichol House: 1153 Neil Avenue: 1902
*No historic photo available at this time.

Photo taken in 2017.

10. Lewis Sells House: 1223 Neil Avenue: 1893

Photo taken in 1962.

Photo taken in 2017.

11. A.L. Conkin House: 1237 Neil Avenue: 1893

Photo taken in 1897.

Photo taken in 2014.

12. Residential House: 1255 Neil Avenue: 1882

Photo taken in 1897.

Photo taken in 2014.

13. R.W. Caldwell House: 1265 Neil Avenue: Around 1890

Photo taken in 1897.

Photo taken in 2017.

Second Avenue
1. F.L. Hughes: 53 W. Second Avenue: 1890

Photo taken in 1892.


Photo taken in 2017.

Third Avenue
1. Al G. Field House: 29 W. 3rd Avenue: Pre 1905

Photo taken in 1962.

Photo taken in 2015.

2. James S. Ricketts House: 47 W. 3rd Avenue: 1888

Photo taken in 1897.

Photo taken in 2016.




Demolished

Buttles Avenues
1. R. Harvey Reed House: 64 Buttles Avenue: Around 1895-Between 1963-1971: Unknown reason for demolition. The site is now part of 76 Buttles Avenue, which was built in 1994. It was the first house of 3 at this corner to be demolished. The other two were demolished sometime in the 1970s. The site is now just green space for the 1994 property.

Photo taken in 1897.

Photo taken in 2017.

2. O.L. Rankin House: 98 Buttles Avenue: 1894-1970: The house was originally a single-family home, but later became White Cross Hospital. The hospital closed in 1961 and moved to a location off of 315. The hospital is now known as Riverside. Presumably due to deteriorated conditions after being vacated for years, the house was demolished in 1970. The site remained vacant until 1994, when a condo build was completed, which remains to the present day.

Photo taken in the 1920s.

Photo taken in 2017.

3. Theophilus Rees House: 106 Buttles Avenue: Around 1890-Around 1960: Unknown reason for demolition, but the site was vacant until a condo project was constructed in 2005.

Photo taken in 1897.

Photo taken in 2017.

Dennison Avenue
1. Elah Terrell House: 749 Dennison Avenue: 7/21/1888-1947: Unknown reason for demolition, though it may have been to expand the yard of the neighboring house.

Photo taken in 1889.


Photo taken in 2016.


2. Joseph Ruess Starr House: 1087 Dennison Avenue: 1873-12/1966: Demolished to expand Doctors Hospital North, which took over the house around 1940.

Photo taken in 1942.

Photo taken in 2016.

Goodale Street
1. Alex Neil House: 149 W. Goodale Street: Around 1890-Around 1960. This home was demolished, along with many others, for the construction of I-670. The site was then at the corner of Goodale and what is now known as Middle Alley. The site is green space today.

Photo taken in 1897.


Photo taken in 2016.

High Street
1. W.J. Means House: 715 N. High Street: Pre-1890-Around 1925: Demolished to make way for a new building that still exists.

Photo taken in 1900.


Photo taken in 2017.


2. Ephraim Sells House: 771 N. High Street: Between 1885-1895-5/17/1966: Demolished for a parking lot. New development now fills the spot.

Photo taken in 1928.


Photo taken in 2017.


3. John R. Hughes House: 941 N. High Street: 1870-Aroun 1920: This house was likely demolished to build the single-story buildings that remained at the site until additions were added in 2016.

Photo taken in 1892.


Photo taken in 2017.


4. Ella Rhoads House: 1081 N. High Street: 1870-Around 1935: House demolished to build an office building which still exists.
*No historic photo is available at this time.

Photo taken in 2017.


5. William Andrews House: 1095 N. High Street: Around 1885-1942: Unknown reason for demolition.

Photo taken in 1889.


Photo taken in 2017.

Park Street
1. George Peters House: 632 N. Park Street: 1873-1924: Demolished to make way for the United Travelers Office Building.

Photo taken in 1889.


Photo taken in 2017.


2. William Neil House: 664 N. Park Street: 1875-1967: Unknown reason for demolition. Had been converted into a sanitarium. Site is now apartments.

Photo taken in 1905.


Photo taken in 2017.

Second Avenue
1. Treat S. Ford House: 542 W. 2nd Avenue: Around 1895-1930s: Unknown reason for demolition. The site was last listed on deeds in 1935, and is gone from aerial photos by 1953. Remained a vacant lot until 1994 when the current house was built. The current address is 540 W. 2nd.

Photo taken in 1897.


Photo taken in 2017.