108 Miami Avenue
Historic Plaque: N
Sub: Pattison & Iuen
Lot: Irr Pt lots 33-34-37
Cont/Build: Fred Strathmann & Sons Builders
Description: 2 story Colonial, frame and cedar shake construction, gable roof, with additions.
Original Use: Residential
Current Use: Residential
CHANGES As Built: N
Add To: Y
Sub From: N
Changes Details: 1962 - John G. Smale converted the attached garage to a library (or family room) and added a new 2 car garage. 1971 - Marian Delaplane moved the garage to the rear. 1970s - back lot sold off to Hildbolds to build 212 Cambridge. 2008 - permit to Tiara Properties to add & remodel (Kyle Hinck, architect, Drackett Harth, contractor).
Curr Date Fr: 2016
Curr Date To:
Original Owner: Eppa & Dorothy M. Rixey Jr.
Date Fr: 1925
Date To: 1958
Owner 1: Sarah M. Buschman (& George H.)
Date Fr 1: 1958
Date To 1: 1960
Owner 2: John & Phyllis Smale
Date Fr 2: 1960
Date To 2: 1970
Owner 3: Marian Delaplane
Date Fr 3: 1970
Date To 3: 1971
Owner 4: John & Linda Gislason
Date Fr 4: 1971
Date To 4: 1977
Owner 5: Tomas J. Jr. & Sarah S. Winky Kleindinst
Date Fr 5: 1977
Date To 5: 1986
Owner 6: Nolan R.
Date Fr 6: 1986
Date To 6: 2008
Owner 7: Tiara Properties LLC
Date Fr 7: 2008
Date To 7: 2016
1975 Owner: John R. & Linda Gislason. Pt 33-34-37 PI
Story 1 : Ruth Clayton, daughter of Fred Strathmore, says the house was built in 1928-29.
Story 2 : Dorothy Rixey - daughter of Meyers at 203 Cambridge. Eppa Rixey Jr. - Hall of Fame pitcher for the Cincinnati Reds.(See also Eugene Franklin Bubbles Hargrave at 622 Miami.) Rixey's daughter was Ann Chase Rixey who married J. Sikes. (see more information at 2 Lexington Circle)
Story 3 : Relative Helen Christopher (215 Oxford) was flower girl in Eppa and Dot Rixey's wedding.
Story 4 : 1963 scrapbook - or perhaps earlier, 2 page article - interior on tour. Rixeys.
Story 5 : John Smale - CEO Proctor & Gamble; also led GM overhaul. He was born in Canada in 1927 and died in Cincinnati OH in 2011. His wife, Phyllis, died in 2006.
Story 6 : Linda Gislason died 26 October 1977, aged 39 years.
Eppa Rixey (built and moved to 2 Lexington Circle by 1959 Directory)
George & Sarah Buschman
John & Phyllis Smale (Moved from 504 Miami)
Ed & Marian Delaplaine (1970 from Indian Hill)
John & Linda Gislason
Tom & Winky Klinedinst (moved from 603 Floral)
'' (Winky moved to 708 Franklin) (Sold 1986)
Riley Humler & Anne Bauer - Humler/Bauer