801 Miami Avenue


General Information

No: 801
Street: Miami
Name: Anton Burger House
Family: Hesser
Historic Plaque: N

Owner Info: Y
Built: 1938/9
Sec: 22
Sub: Sibley's 2nd BL 12
Lot: 1, 2, 3 & pt 4
Architect:
Cont/Build:

Description: 2 story stone & stucco Better Homes & Gardens plan, steep gables.
Original Use: Residential
Current Use: Residential

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

Changes Details: 1985 - asphalt driveway. 2005 - permit for Hesser to add & remodel.


Owners:


Current Owner: John M. Bo & Kristina Tina W. Hesser
Curr Date Fr: 1998
Curr Date To:

Original Owner: Caroline E. Meurer m. Burger (land)
Date Fr: 1937
Date To: Date To:

Owner 1: Anton & Caroline Meurer Burger
Date To 1: 1994

Owner 2: Paul L. & Joanne M. Kennedy
Date Fr 2: 1994
Date To 2: 1998

1975 Owner: Caroline E. Meurer %Burger 1, 2. Anton & Caroline M. Burger 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 Sib 2


Stories

Story 1 : House built by Charles Meurer (731 Miami), artist, for his daughter Caroline Meurer (died 1994) and her husband Anton Burger.Interior pictures in TP Historical Society house notebook. Tina Hesser has a book handwritten by Caroline Meurer Burger, which contains information about the planning and building of the house: started in August 1938 and finished in 1939.
Story 2 : The land between 801 and 809 Miami was divided between the 2 when the Kennedys sold in 1997/8: 85' to 809 Miami and 135' to 801 Miami. The intent was that the land could not be built on.
Story 3 : Hessers are related to Jane Hassan Earls (711 Miami Avenue).


Directories:

1939 Map:
Burger

1942 Map:
Burger

1951/3 Map:
Anton Burger

1959-95 Directories:
Anton & Caroline Meurer Burger

1996-97 Direct:
Elizabeth Sadlon & Tres Izzard (later Collman) (renting from Kennedy)

1998-2012 Directories:
John Bo & Tina Hesser (moved from 722 Miami) (Sold 1998)