411 Miami Avenue

General Information

No: 411
Street: Miami
Name: Scallan House
Family: FOR SALE
Historic Plaque: N

Owner Info: Y
Built: circa 1917
Sec: 23
Sub: Sibley's Lots 3 & 4 of Camden City
Lot: pt 153

Description: 2 story Traditional, siding (& stone from the river), gable roof (hip in back).
Original Use: Planned as a summer home
Current Use: Residential

Add To: Y
Sub From:
Replace: Enclosure of porch on the river side probably in the 1930's. 1977 - Harry Hake III remodeled all or parts of all 3 floors and enclosed the screened porch on the south side. 1979 - sun room or study addition on the south west corner and enclosure of porch on the west side (Hake). 1994 permit for Harry Hake to replace the existing flat roof and parapet with a new hipped roof. 2002 - permit for Charles Keffer to rework kitchen, upstairs bath and basement to meet today's needs (Keffer Construction, Mark McConnell, architect).2008 - permit to Deborah Reis for complete demolition of summer cottage behind residence (Evans Landscape, contractor).

Changes Details:


Current Owner:
Curr Date Fr: 2016
Curr Date To:

Original Owner: Elizabeth H. Scallan (summer home earlier than 1920)
Date Fr: 1919
Date To: Date To:

Owner 1: Mrs. Scallan until her death in 1976 (Estate sold)
Date To 1: 1977

Owner 2: Harry Hake III
Date Fr 2: 1977
Date To 2: 2002

Owner 3: Charles S. III & Susan B. Keffer
Date Fr 3: 2002
Date To 3: 2007

Owner 4: Deborah C. Reis
Date Fr 4: 2007
Date To 4: 2016

1975 Owner: Elizabeth H. Scallan. Pt 153 Sib 3 (100x120)


Story 1 : in Miller scrapbook (copy in house notebook) - home of Mrs. Joseph Scallan - Cincinnati Post 8/14/51 - exterior and interior photos and description - details. Planned as a summer home but decided to make it year around. Divided stair case is perhaps the most surprising feature -leads to the balcony running around the spacious living room. We've been told the Scallans owned this property during
Story 2 : This home of Mr. & Mrs. (Elizabeth) Joseph Scallan was on the December 18, 1962 TP Garden Club House Tour, Noel dans le Parc. Advance tickets were $1 but $1.25 on the day and the homes were open from 1-4:30, maybe also in the evening as a tear off stub is missing from the ticket. The Community House on Elm Avenue was open for Decorations and probably Refreshments.
Story 3 : The Sue and Stock Keffer home was on the 2005 Terrace Park Garden Club/Historical Society's Generation Renovation House Tour. Homes were open from 1-4 PM and tickets were $12.
Story 4 : Elizabeth Wirthlan Scallan died September 20, 1976, aged 96 years. Is Robert Andrew Scallan part of this family? He died 21 October 1989, aged 77 years, buried Woodside Cemetery, Middletown OH.
Story 5 : Judith S. Hake was born 4 August 1934 & died [aged 57 years] 15 April 1992, buried 16 April, 1992 in Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati OH, Vitt Stermer Funeral Home.


1939 Map:

1942 Map:
Joe Scallan

1951/3 Map:
Mrs. Joseph Scallan

1959-76 Directories:
Mrs. Joseph A. & Elizabeth Scallan

1978 Directory:
Harry III & Judy Hake

1980-91 Directories:
; Weech children

1992-97 Directories:
Harry Hake III

1998-2001 Directories:
Harry Hake III/Weech

2002-03 Direct:
Charles & Susan Keffer (Sold 2002)

2004-07 Directories:
Charles Stock & Susan Keffer

2008-12 Directories:
Deborah Reis