715 Miami Avenue

General Information

No: 715
Street: Miami
Name: N
Family: Bassett
Historic Plaque: N
Owner Info: Y
Built: 1923? or 31
Sec: 22/3
Sub: Sibley's 2nd BL 11
Lot: 14 thru 18

Description: English Tudor style clapboard with stucco and wood trim, 2 floors with basement and attic, gable roof. Excellent view of the Little Miami River from the rear of the house.
#Owners: 5F
Original Use: Residential
Current Use: Residential

Add To: Y
Sub From: N
Replace: N

Changes Details: 1974 - Nancy Sachs enlarged the back porch and enclosed it as a family room and added a deck. 1985 - new kitchen and 2nd floor addition. Asphalt driveway (Ken Bassett). 1988 - Bassetts added to the side of the house and enlarged the kitchen (floor plan/blue print attached to permit). 1996 - permit for the Bassetts to enclose the front porch to create a foyer (Stephen Brown, architect; Bassett Dev. Inc., contractor). 2002 - permit for Ken Bassett to add a small sun room to the left rear of the home (Mallory homes, contractors, J. Stawicki, architect).


Current Owner: Polly Bassett (& Ken)
Curr Date Fr: 1985
Curr Date To:

Original Owner: Marguerite M. Greenwald
Date Fr: 1931/4
Date To: 1939

Owner 1: Clifford T. Baird
Date Fr 1: 1939
Date To 1: 1040

Owner 2: Clara Crim Lahusen (& Stowe)
Date Fr 2: 1940
Date To 2: 1959

Owner 3: Mildred L. Crim (sister of Clara - see story 2)
Date Fr 3: 1959
Date To 3: 1970

Owner 4: Robert K. & Nancy Ziegler Sachs
Date Fr 4: 1970
Date To 4: 1985

1975 Owner: Nancy Zeigler Sachs. 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, Sib 2


Story 1 : 1971 scrapbook - photo.
Story 2 : This home of Mr. and Mrs. (Polly) Ken Bassett was on the Walking through a Winter Wonderland 1986 December 7 TP Garden Club House Tour. It was a Sunday, homes were open from 2-5 PM and tickets were $4. Proceeds were used for village beautification.
Story 3 : Death Notice: Mildred Crim; daughter of the late D. Calvin (Cal) and Clara Crim (nee Woehle); sister of Mrs. Stowe (Clara) Lahusen; cousin of Mrs. Nellie Ireland; Thursday, December 11, 1969; residence, 715 Miami Ave., Terrace Park, Ohio. Services Monroe-Copher Funeral Home, Milford, Monday, December 15, at 1 P. M. No visitation. Cal Crim operated a detective agency.
Story 4 : The Lahusens were a very well known family because of the Halloween party they had every year for all the children.
Story 5 : Kenneth Burrett Bassett was born 20 January 1931 and died 17 April 2009, aged 78 years, buried in St. Thomas Columbarium, Section 1, Niche 33, Evans Funeral Home. Ken Bassett went into the Navy right out of High School. He was stationed at what was built as the Tome School for Boys (Jacob Tome Institute)in Port Deposit MD and was there as a young officer from 1956-59. It became a large recruit training center.
Story 6 Robert Sach's mother, Anna Mary King Sachs, died in May 1978, aged 72 years. Bob's father, Milton Sachs, died December 26 1978.


1939 Map:

1942 Map:

1951/3 Map:
Stowe Lahusen (sister Ella Story at 601 Myrtle)

1959 Directory:
Stowe & Clara Lahusen

1962-68 Directories:
Mrs. (Miss?) Mildred Crim

1971-72 Direct:

1973-76 Directories:
Robert & Nancy Sachs (1970 from Mt. Washington)

1986-2009 Directories:
Ken & Polly Bassett (moved from 622 Miami)

2011-12 Directories:
Polly Bassett

Polly Bassett