721 Miami Avenue


General Information

No: 721
Street: Miami
Name: N
Family: Wallace
Historic Plaque: N

Owner Info: N
Built: N
Sec: 22
Sub: Sibley's 2nd BL 11
Lot: 19 to 23 inc
Architect:
Cont/Build:

Description: 1 story brick & vertical siding Ranch, low gable roof.
Original Use: Residential
Current Use: Residential

CHANGES As Built: N
Add To: Y
Sub From: N
Replace: N

Changes Details: 1975 - Smith Tyler made an unspecified addition - obviously extensive because of the date of the house as effective in 1975. 1996 - permit for Janet Powell to make a further addition and conversion (GTK Associates, architects; Drackett & Harth, contractors).


Owners:


Current Owner: Matthew & Diana Wallace
Curr Date Fr: 2015
Curr Date To:

Original Owner: Stowe & Clara Lahusen (both died)
Date Fr: 1959
Date To: 1975

Owner 1: Smith & Eleanor B. Tyler
Date Fr 1: 1975
Date To 1: 1996

Owner 2: Janet S. Powell Tr.
Date Fr 2: 1996
Date To 2: 2005

Owner 3: Hilliard J. Fjord Tr. (& Hope) (see Story 4)
Date Fr 3: 2005
Date To 3: 2015

1975 Owner: Smith H. Tyler Jr. 19 to 23 Sib 2


Stories

Story 1 : Anne F. Heisler sold Smith & Eleanor Tyler 4 lots on Miami Avenue in 1974
Story 2 : Clara Lahusen died August 27, 1974. Stowe Lahusen died August 28, 1974)
Story 3 : Smith Tyler died 27 May, 1981. Eleanor Tyler died 3 May 2007.
Story 4 : Hope Burkhart Kain Fjord died 8 January 2009. Hilliard James Fjord was born in Kankakee, Illinois, 26 September 1924 and died in Winters, California, 31 March 2015. When the house sold later in 2015, the owners had more recently actually been Robert W. & Bradley B. Kain, part of Hope's family.


Directories:

1962-72 Directories:
Stowe & Clara Lahusen (built on land they owned at 715 Miami and then moved)

1973-74 Directory:
(1975 from Central Trust-Lahusen Estate to Smith & Eleanor Tyler)

1975-86 Directories:
Smith H. & Eleanor Tyler

1988 Directory:
Jim Rooney (1959-63 at 815 Lexington)

1990-95 Directories:
Mrs. Smith H. Jr. (Eleanor) Tyler

1996-2003 Directories:
Mrs. Joseph (Jan) Powell (moved from 310 Rugby)

2004-05 Directory:
(Sold 2005)

2006-09 Directories:
Hilliard & Hope Fjord

2011-12 Directory:
Hilliard Fjord