Historic Building Database- Residential: South Side Neighborhoods




This page includes German Village, Merion Village, the Parsons Corridor and all other Near-South neighborhoods south to Rte. 104. Only homes built before 1930 are included.

**Last updated 4/4/2019- added 11 new homes to Linwood, Gates, Stanley, Carpenter, Lilley and Jenkins.

Total Properties Featured: 165

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Demolished

Alum Creek Drive
1. George Helsel House: 3897 Alum Creek Drive: 1924-Around 1990: Demolished for unknown reasons. The site is now a retail store.

Photo taken in 1963.


Photo taken in 2015.


2. Residential House: 3966 Alum Creek Drive: Around 1910-Around 1970: Demolished for unknown reasons. The site is now a strip mall.

Photo taken in 1957.


Photo taken in 2018.


3. Lillie Hensel House: 4115 Alum Creek Drive: 1913-Around 1998: Unknown reasons for demolition. Site remains vacant.

Photo taken in 1973.


Photo taken in 2018.

Berger Alley
1. Residential House: 305 Berger Alley: Around 1870-Around 1968: Probably demolished to build the single-story garage that still exists.

Photo taken in November 1967.


Photo taken in 2015.

Berkeley Road
1. Frederick Wise House: 698-700 Berkeley Road: Around 1915-2015: Demolished to build another house.

Photo taken in 1964.


Photo taken in 2017.

Bucher Street
1. John Hughey House: 1838-1840 Bucher Street: Around 1900-1969: Unknown reason for demolition. The site remains vacant.

Photo taken in 1962.


Photo taken in 2015.


2. Walter Isaly House: 1909-1911 Bucher Street: Around 1900-2005: Demolished due to poor condition. Lot remains empty.

Photo taken in 1957.


Photo taken in 2015.

Carpenter Street
1. Elizabeth Pleasant House: 912-914 Carpenter Street: 1923-2017: Demolished to build another home.

Photo taken in 1964.


Photo taken in 2015.

Denton Alley
1. R. Dunn House: 712 Denton Alley: 1907-1990: Demolished to expand Childrens Hospital. The site is no longer accessible. In the 2015 photo, the home would’ve stood about where the lighter building is on the right.

Photo taken in 1957.


Photo taken in 2015.

Deshler Avenue
1. Leo Mueller House: 458 E. Deshler Avenue: Around 1900-Around 2000: Unknown reasons for demolition. The site is now a parking lot for a Columbus Metropolitan Library branch.

Photo taken in 1957.


Photo taken in 2016.


2. Oliver Holt House: 551 E. Deshler Avenue: Around 1880-1985: Unknown reasons for demolition. The site remains vacant.

Photo taken in 1958.


Photo taken in 2016.

Front Street
1. Conrad Born Jr. House: 588 S. Front Street: 1869-Around 1950: Unknown reason for demolition, it seems the site was a parking lot not long after demolition, so that was the most likely reason.

Photo taken in 1892.


Photo taken in 2017.

High Street
1. William B. Hayden House: 545 South High Street, Brewery District: 1851-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.


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.


4. Daniel McClain House: 1690 S. High Street: Around 1895-1964: Demolished to build a gas station.

Photo taken in 1946.


Photo taken in 2018.

Jenkins Avenue
1. Residential House: 17 E. Jenkins Avenue: Around 1900-1967: Demolished to build medical offices.

Photo taken in 1911.


Photo taken in 2016.

Lilley Avenue
1. Aurora Ryan House: 703 Lilley Avenue: 1915-2009: The house was demolished because it had burned.

Photo taken in 1915.


Photo taken in 2014.

Linwood Avenue
1. Harry West House: 906 Linwood Avenue: 1909-1993: Unknown reason for demolition. The site remains vacant.

Photo taken in 1910.


Photo taken in 2015.

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.


2. Lucius Walton House: 1261 E. Livingston Avenue: 1909-1979: Unknown reason for demolition. The site remains vacant.

Photo taken in 1909.


Photo taken in 2017.

Seymour Avenue
1. Residential House: 752 Seymour Avenue: 1923-2015: Demolished to build another house on the site.

Photo taken in 1942.


Photo taken in 2017.

Studer Avenue
1. Daisy Fowler House: 862 Studer Avenue: 1909-2014: Demolished most likely due to condition. The lot remains vacant.

Photo taken in 1910.


Photo taken in 2017.




Existing

Ann Street
1. Peter Scheibel House: 730 Ann Street: Around 1890

Photo taken in 1962.


Photo taken in 2011.


2. Noah Swayne House: 755 Ann Street: Around 1900

Photo taken in 1965.


Photo taken in 2014.


3. Francis Thompson House: 864 Ann Street: Around 1920

Photo taken in 1962.


Photo taken in 2015.

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

Photo taken in 1978.


Photo taken in 2017.


2. Elizabeth Seel House: 158 E. Beck Street: 1870

Photo taken in 1978.


Photo taken in 2017.


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

Photo taken in 1967.


Photo taken in 2017.

Bedford Avenue
1. Gertrude Kuhns House: 678 Bedford Avenue: 1914

Photo taken in 1963.


Photo taken in 2017.


2. Allen Cressman House: 708 Bedford Avenue: 1911

Photo taken around 1984.


Photo taken in 2017.


3. Bertha Conrad House: 720 Bedford Avenue: Around 1900

Photo taken in 1964.


Photo taken in 2016.


4. Harry Cook House: 729 Bedford Avenue: 1914

Photo taken in 1964.


Photo taken in 2015.


5. Charles Stallsmith House: 736 Bedford Avenue: Around 1910

Photo taken in 1963.


Photo taken in 2015.


6. Margaret Bentz House: 738-740 Bedford Avenue: 1914

Photo taken in 1970.


Photo taken in 2015.


7. Albert Weinlein House: 745 Bedford Avenue: 1920

Photo taken in 1964.


Photo taken in 2017.


8. Bertha Roderick House: 755 Bedford Avenue: 1928

Photo taken in 1969.


Photo taken in 2017.


9. Charles Baiers House: 770 Bedford Avenue: 1913

Photo taken in 1964.


Photo taken in 2017.


10. Frank Kessler House: 774 Bedford Avenue: 1915

Photo taken in 1964.


Photo taken in 2015.


11. Elmer Dick House: 781 Bedford Avenue: 1915

Photo taken in 1956.


Photo taken in 2016.

Berkeley Road
1. Edward Hirsch House: 688 Berkeley Road: 1922

Photo taken in 1959.


Photo taken in 2017.


2. Olive Emish House: 694 Berkeley Road: 1923

Photo taken in 1955.


Photo taken in 2012.


3. Lucille Bergin House: 728 Berkeley Road: 1922

Photo taken in 1962.


Photo taken in 2015.


4. Norman Sanger House: 735 Berkeley Road: Around 1915

Photo taken in 1970.


Photo taken in 2015.


5. Walter Burkley House: 782 Berkeley Road: Around 1915

Photo taken in 1962.


Photo taken in 2017.


6. David Appler House: 783-785 Berkeley Road: 1926

Photo taken in 1964.


Photo taken in 2014.

Briggs Street
1. Joachim Bolter House: 659 Briggs Street: Around 1880

Photo taken in 1964.


Photo taken in 2017.

Bruck Street
1. Julius Brandner House: 784 Bruck Street: Around 1890

Photo taken in 1959.


Photo taken in 2014.


2. Gustave Poenisch House: 1022 Bruck Street: Around 1910

Photo taken in 1959.


Photo taken in 2015.


3. Irvin Pleukharp House: 1077-1079 Bruck Street: Around 1910

Photo taken in 1959.


Photo taken in 2017.

Bucher Street
1. Ida Morrow House: 1721 Bucher Street: Around 1900

Photo taken in 1964.


Photo taken in 2017.


2. Mary McGorem House: 1798-1800 Bucher Street: Around 1905

Photo taken in 1959.


Photo taken in 2017.


3. Residential House: 1875 Bucher Street: Around 1900

Photo taken in 1955.


Photo taken in 2015.


4. Catherine Miller House: 1894 Bucher Street: Around 1900

Photo taken in 1965.


Photo taken in 2015.


5. Ora Womeldorf House: 1905 Bucher Street: Around 1900

Photo taken in 1957.


Photo taken in 2014.

Carpenter Street
1. Harry Reeves House: 569-571 Carpenter Street: 1912

Photo taken in 1964.


Photo taken in 2017.


2. Harry Brown House: 600 Carpenter Street: Around 1915

Photo taken in 1965.


Photo taken in 2017.


3. Otillia Ort House: 618 Carpenter Street: 1919

Photo taken in 1986.


Photo taken in 2017.


4. William Fuchs House: 628 Carpenter Street: Around 1910

Photo taken in 1966.


Photo taken in 2017.


5. Ella Schenck House: 632 Carpenter Street: Around 1910

Photo taken in 1970.


Photo taken in 2014.


6. Joseph Bowman House: 645 Carpenter Street: 1910

Photo taken in 1969.


Photo taken in 2014.


7. J. Thornton House: 691 Carpenter Street: 1905

Photo taken in 1971.


Photo taken in 2017.


8. Kathryn Maddux House: 834 Carpenter Street: Around 1915

Photo taken in 1974.


Photo taken in 2015.


9. Adolph Miller House: 892-894 Carpenter Street: 1924

Photo taken in 1961.


Photo taken in 2015.


10. Edgar Huelf House: 918-920 Carpenter Street: 1923

Photo taken in 1959.


Photo taken in 2015.


11. Lillian Levi House: 951-953 Carpenter Street: 1923

Photo taken in 1965.


Photo taken in 2015.


12. Residential House: 955 Carpenter Street: 1920

Photo taken in 1970.


Photo taken in 2014.

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

Photo taken in 2017.


2. Harris Martin House: 955 S. Champion Avenue: 1919

Photo taken in 1978.


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. John Patterson House: 842-844 City Park Avenue: 1923

Photo taken in 1971.


Photo taken in 2016.


5. John Borstner House: 898 City Park Avenue: Around 1880

Photo taken in 1971.


Photo taken in 2017.


6. David A. Ebinger House: 949 City Park Avenue: 1891

Photo taken in 1897.


Photo taken in 2016.


7. Residential Building: 1228-1232 City Park Avenue: 1923

Photo taken in 1968.


Photo taken in 2016.

Columbus Street
1. William Heintz House: 41 W. Columbus Street: Around 1880

Photo taken 1/24/1967.


Photo taken in 2017.


2. 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.

Concord Place
1. Ellen Kindsher House: 116 Concord Place: Around 1900

Photo taken in 1961.


Photo taken in 2017.

Deshler Avenue
1. Augustus Trump House: 33 E. Deshler Avenue: 1920

Photo taken in 1957.


Photo taken in 2017.


2. Norwood Engle House: 37 E. Deshler Avenue: Around 1910

Photo taken in 1959.


Photo taken in 2014.


3. George Eilber House: 77-79 E. Deshler Avenue: 1890

Photo taken in 1963.


Photo taken in 2017.


4. Frank Lauterbach House: 107 E. Deshler Avenue: Around 1890

Photo taken in 1955.


Photo taken in 2014.


5. Theodore Von Gerichten House: 117 E. Deshler Avenue: 1886

Photo taken in 1978.


Photo taken in 2016.


6. Residential House: 129-131 E. Deshler Avenue: Around 1910

Photo taken in 1965.


Photo taken in 2016.


7. Joseph Bott House: 133 E. Deshler Avenue: 1907

Photo taken in 1958.


Photo taken in 2017.


8. Frank Fisher House: 157 E. Deshler Avenue: 1893

Photo taken in 1965.


Photo taken in 2017.


9. George Maetzel House: 165 E. Deshler Avenue: 1890

Photo taken in 1978.


Photo taken in 2017.


10. Louis Wirthwein House: 175 E. Deshler Avenue: 1889

Photo taken in 1967.


Photo taken in 2017.


11. Frederick Immel House: 217-219 E. Deshler Avenue: 1890

Photo taken in 1971.


Photo taken in 2016.


12. Harry Richter House: 262 E. Deshler Avenue: Around 1910

Photo taken in 1963.


Photo taken in 2017.


13. Emil Schilling House: 281 E. Deshler Avenue: Around 1900

Photo taken in 1964.


Photo taken in 2014.


14. Phillip Heintz House: 282 E. Deshler Avenue: Around 1900

Photo taken in 1965.


Photo taken in 2017.


15. Residential House: 314-316 E. Deshler Avenue: 1912

Photo taken in 1962.


Photo taken in 2016.


16. Edward McSweeney House: 338 E. Deshler Avenue: 1929

Photo taken in 1961.


Photo taken in 2014.


17. Rosa Aller House: 342 E. Deshler Avenue: 1906

Photo taken in 1964.


Photo taken in 2017.


18. Margaret Borstner House: 346 E. Deshler Avenue: 1910

Photo taken in 1963.


Photo taken in 2016.


19. Fern Collins House: 350 E. Deshler Avenue: 1927

Photo taken in 1961.


Photo taken in 2014.


20. Marie Roth House: 356 E. Deshler Avenue: 1909

Photo taken in 1965.


Photo taken in 2017.


21. Alvin Smith House: 396 E. Deshler Avenue: 1880

Photo taken in 1957.


Photo taken in 2017.


22. Residential House: 400 E. Deshler Avenue: 1924

Photo taken in 1956.


Photo taken in 2017.


23. Peter Benninghof House: 434 E. Deshler Avenue: Around 1890

Photo taken in 1963.


Photo taken in 2017.


24. Archie Roshon House: 452 E. Deshler Avenue: 1927

Photo taken in 1959.


Photo taken in 2016.


25. Frank Barron House: 541 E. Deshler Avenue: 1910

Photo taken in 1956.


Photo taken in 2017.


26. Webster Smith House: 565-567 E. Deshler Avenue: Around 1900

Photo taken in 1965.


Photo taken in 2014.


27. Frank Grim House: 688 E. Deshler Avenue: 1923

Photo taken in 1959.


Photo taken in 2014.


28. Mary Eckert House: 692 E. Deshler Avenue: 1929

Photo taken in 1956.


Photo taken in 2017.


29. Lewis Wine House: 710-712 E. Deshler Avenue: 1923

Photo taken in 1964.


Photo taken in 2016.


30. Residential House: 713 E. Deshler Avenue: 1927

Photo taken in 1960.


Photo taken in 2017.

Eighteenth Street
1. Willy Ahrens House: 800 S. 18th Street: Around 1900

Photo taken in 1909.


Photo taken in 2017.

Fairwood Avenue
1. John Boehm House: 749 Fairwood Avenue: 1916

Photo taken in 1917.


Photo taken in 2015.

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

Photo taken in 1978.


Photo taken in 2017.


2. Karl Keller House: 753 S. 5th Street: 1885

Photo taken 11/25/1967.


Photo taken in 2015.

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: Around 1883: House was originally at 715 S. High Street, but was moved in 2006.

Photo taken in 2006.


Photo taken in 2017.

Gates Street
1. Albert Stiles House: 153 Gates Street: 1910

Photo taken in 1911.


Photo taken in 2017.


2. Mary Miller House: 207 Gates Street: 1915

Photo taken in 1915.


Photo taken in 2017.


3. John Borland House: 478-480 Gates Street: Around 1900

Photo taken in 1915.


Photo taken in 2017.

Gilbert Street
1. William Ayers: 686 Gilbert Street: 1908

Photo taken in 1909.


Photo taken in 2017.


2. Samuel Weinfeld House: 780 Gilbert Street: 1914

Photo taken in 1914.


Photo taken in 2017.


3. George Anthony House: 878 Gilbert Street: 1915

Photo taken in 1976.


Photo taken in 2015.

Heyl Avenue
1. Grace Weaver House: 755 Heyl Avenue: Around 1900

Photo taken in 1916.


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.

Kimball Place
1. Francis Blake House: 684 Kimball Place: Around 1900

Photo taken in 1977.


Photo taken in 2015.

Linwood Avenue
1. William Trautman House: 880 Linwood Avenue: 1909

Photo taken in 1909.


Photo taken in 2017.


2. Mattie Herbst House: 1027 Linwood Avenue: 1915

Photo taken in 1915.


Photo taken in 2014.


3. Frances Hodapp House: 1031 Linwood Avenue: 1915

Photo taken in 1915.


Photo taken in 2017.

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

Photo taken in 1943.


Photo taken in 2017.

Mithoff Avenue
1. John Ramsay House: 316 E. Mithoff Avenue: 1909