1 Kent Circle
Street: Kent Circle
Historic Plaque: N
Owner Info: Y
Sub: Park View Hills
Lot: irreg pt 6
Cont/Build: B. H. Thorman & various
Description: Split level (tri level ) Pease Contemporary, hip roof, white brick walled courtyard, walled/poured patio with sunk-in hot tub on one acre lot. Originally 4 bedrooms, 3 1/2 baths, sunken bar, attached garage.
Original Use: Residential
Current Use: Residential
CHANGES As Built: N
Add To: Y
Sub From: N
Changes Details: 1997 permit for Jack Gambetta to add a screen porch (Jane Yancey, architect).
Current Owner: Kerry A. Bute & Brian M. Mahedy
Curr Date Fr: 2016
Curr Date To:
Original Owner: Iva F. Matthews (lot)
Date To: 1972
Owner 1: Walter & Alwilda Willie Maerki
Date Fr 1: 1972
Date To 1: 1980
Owner 2: John A. Jack & Christina Maerki Gambetta
Date Fr 2: 1980
Date To 2: 1988
Owner 3: John A. Jack Gambetta
Date Fr 3: 1988
Date To 3: 2013
Owner 4: H. Kevin Mart & Darcy R. Berman
Date Fr 4: 2013
Date To 4: 2016
1975 Owner: Wilda Marie Maerki.
Story 1 : Lot was part of the Robinson Circus winter grounds. Tillie The Robinson Circus Elephant may be buried in the back yard.
Story 2 : Proposal to Terrace Park Council December 1969 for sub division of 6 lots just east of Wrenwood with exit to Wooster owned by Walter Maerki (4 houses on street, 2 on Kent Circle).
Story 3 : This land was farmed by the Virgil Fenders prior to the 1970s (see 330 Harvard). Virgil Fender is Anna Glover's nephew. Anna Maerki Glover & Walter Maerki were brother & sister. Virgil Fender married Rosemary Maerki from Newtown. Virgil's father-in -law was Walter Maerki.Park Meadow.
Story 4 : Alwida Willie Marie Heffelfinger was born 5 November 1917 and died 1 or 7 May 2006. Her husband, Walter Walt, was born 3 November 1918 and died 6 January 2008. They had 2 children, Ken and Christina. For more information on the Maerkis see the Village Views article, August 2010.
Walter & Willie Maerki (moved from 716 Myrtle)
(rental?) (Sold 1977)
Jack & Christina Maerki Gambetta
Jack & Georgetta Gambetta
(moved to Indiana)