Historic Building Database- Residential: South Side

This page includes German Village, Merion Village, the Parsons Corridor and all other Near-South neighborhoods south to Rte. 104.

**Last updated 6/17/2018.
*6/17/2018 Added 2 homes.

Total Properties Featured: 41

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Demolished

Front Street
1. Conrad Born Jr. House: 588 S. Front Street: 1869-Unknown: Unknown reason for demolition, but it may have been to build the brewery at 570 S. Front, which still exists and is now apartments.

Photo taken in 1892.


Photo taken in 2017.

High Street
1. William B. Hayden House: 545 South High Street, Brewery District: Around 1853-Around 1940: Unknown reason for demolition, but probably for the construction of the current retail buildings.

Photo taken in 1898.


Photo taken in 2017.


2. Walter Morrison House: 1201 S. High Street: Around 1890-Around 1965: Unknown reason for demolition. The lot remained vacant until 1985 when the current office building was built.

Photo taken in 1897. The concrete fence still exists today.


Photo taken in 2017.


3. O.R. Woodyard House: 1346 S. High Street: Around 1900-Around 1960: This was originally a private residence before becoming the house and funeral home of O.R. Woodyard in 1927. The house gradually had multiple additions added, and although part of the original remains (see the roofline in the new photo), the structure has been so thoroughly altered as to have been mostly destroyed. The funeral home continues to the present day.

Photo taken in 1940.


Photo taken in 2017.

Livingston Avenue
1. Louis Hoster House: 31 E. Livingston Avenue: 1834-Around 1898: Unknown reason for demolition. Site is now a parking lot. Louis Hoster also had houses at various points at 555 E. Rich and 395 S. High.

Photo taken in 1892.


Photo taken in 2017.

Existing

Beck Street
Waheem Magdelena House: 154 E. Beck Street: 1890

Photo taken in 1978.


Photo taken in 2017.


Elizabeth Seel House: 158 E. Beck Street: 1870

Photo taken in 1978.


Photo taken in 2017.


1. Paul Washburn House: 229 E. Beck Street: Around 1870

Photo taken in 1967.


Photo taken in 2017.

Bedford Avenue
1. Allen Cressman House: 708 Bedford Avenue: 1911

Photo taken around 1984.


Photo taken in 2017.

Champion Avenue
1. Joseph Guthridge House: 686 S. Champion Avenue: 1900
**No historic photo available yet.

Photo taken in 2017.

City Park Avenue
1. Tanner Douglas House: 628 City Park Avenue: 1858

Photo taken in 1978.


Photo taken in 2017.


2. William Heintz House: 693 City Park Avenue: 1835

Photo taken 8/7/1950.


Photo taken in 2017.


3. Conrad Graumann House: 741 City Park Avenue: Around 1870

Photo taken in 1978.


Photo taken in 2017.


4. David A. Ebinger House: 949 City Park Avenue: Around 1895

Photo taken in 1897.


Photo taken in 2016.

Columbus Street
1. Solomon Suwalski House: 138 E. Columbus Street: 1870: The house has a current address of 770 Lazelle Street as it has been combined with other buildings into one large home.

Photo taken in 1978.


Photo taken in 2017.

Deshler Avenue
1. Emelie Lauterbach House: 107 E. Deshler Avenue: Around 1890

Photo taken in 1978.


Photo taken in 2017.


2. Von Gerichten House: 117 E. Deshler Avenue: 1886

Photo taken in 1978.


Photo taken in 2016.


3. Lillie Maetzel House: 165 E. Deshler Avenue: Around 1890

Photo taken in 1978.


Photo taken in 2017.


4. Louis Wirthwein House: 175 E. Deshler Avenue: 1867

Photo taken in 1967.


Photo taken in 2017.

Fifth Street
1. Residential House: 583 S. 5th Street: Around 1860

Photo taken in 1978.


Photo taken in 2017.

Frankfort Street
1. Lucy Wolfe House: 117 E. Frankfort Street: Around 1890

Photo taken 7/26/1984.


Photo taken in 2017.

Front Street
1. Nicholas Schlee House: 543 S. Front Street: Around 1890

Photo taken in 1900.


Photo taken in 2015.


2. Charles Gerhold House: 1070 S. Front Street, Brewery District: Around 1883: House was originally at 715 S. High Street, but was moved in 2006.

Photo taken in 2006.


Photo taken in 2017.

High Street
1. Cristoph Wachenschwanz House: 875 S. High Street: 1866

Photo take in 1978.


Photo taken in 2014.


2. Phillip H. Bruck House: 961 S. High Street: Around 1860

Photo taken in 1889.


Photo taken in 2017.

Jackson Street
1. John Dersch House: 300 Jackson Street: 1890

Photo taken in 1978.


Photo taken in 2017.

Jaeger Street
1. Mary Raith House: 721 Jaeger Street: Around 1870

Photo taken in 1981.


Photo taken in 2015.


2. Julius Kremer House: 948 Jaeger Street: 1874

Photo taken in 1897.


Photo taken in 2015.

Livingston Avenue
1. Eddie Rickenbacker House: 1334 Livingston Avenue:

Photo taken in 1943.


Photo taken in 2017.

Mohawk Street
1. Charles Bold House: 529 Mohawk Street: 1890

Photo taken in 1978.


Photo taken in 2017.


2. Jacob Leukart House: 847-849 Mohawk Street: 1890

Photo taken in 1978.


Photo taken in 2017.

Oakwood Avenue
1. John Nau House: 668 Oakwood Avenue: 1900
**No historic photo available yet.

Photo taken in 2015.

Sixth Street
1. Caroline Schell House: 770 S. 6th Street: Around 1900

Photo taken in 1967.


Photo taken in 2014.

Third Street
1. Myrwood Dixon House: 576 S. 3rd Street: 1870

Photo taken December 7, 1963.


Photo taken in 2015.


2. John Waldschmidt House: 601 S. Third Street: Around 1900

Photo taken in 1978.


Photo taken in 2017.


3. Lillian Weilbacher House: 809 S. 3rd Street: Around 1890

Photo taken in 1978.


Photo taken in 2017.


4. I.C. Edwards House: 911 S. 3rd Street: Around 1890

Photo taken in 1978.


Photo taken in 2017.

Thurman Avenue
1. John Zuber House: 148 Thurman Avenue: Around 1890

Photo taken in 1897.


Photo taken in 2012.

Welch Avenue
1. Curtis LeMay House: 511 Welch Avenue: 1913

Photo taken in the early 1980s.


Photo taken in 2016.

Whittier Street
1. Henry Stein House: 1041 E. Whittier Street: Around 1890

Photo taken in 1988.


Photo taken in 2015.

Wilson Avenue
1. Charles Deibel House: 712 Wilson Avenue: 1909
**No historic photo available yet.

Photo taken in 2017.


2. Anton Schmidt House: 716 Wilson Avenue: 1910
**No historic photo available yet.

Photo taken in 2017.