734 Park Avenue


General Information

No: 734
Street: Park
Name: An Eveland House
Family: Steele
Historic Plaque: N

Owner Info: Y
Built: 1922
Sec: 29
Sub: George W. Corey
Lot: 56-57 (See story 5)
Architect: Miles Eveland
Cont/Build: Miles & Harry Eveland

Description: 2 story brick Four-square plus, low hip roof.
Original Use: Residential
Current Use: Residential

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

Changes Details: F The Browns added a 2nd bath upstairs, modernized the kitchen at least once and added a lavatory on the 1st floor. The Ebels have done some radical interior remodeling. Also they enclosed the screened in porch and added a deck in 1995. In 1996 they built a 10' x 12' storage barn (Mark Kuhlman, contractor).


Owners:


Current Owner: Todd Randall & Molly Anne Steele Tr.
Curr Date Fr: 2015
Curr Date To:

Original Owner: Miles F. & Penelope Eveland
Date Fr: 1922/3
Date To: 1950

Owner 1: Bruce D. & Eliza Jane (daughter of Miles Eveland) Brown
Date Fr 1: 1950
Date To 1: 1995

Owner 2: Gregory L & Reed Ebel (Moved to 811 Miami)
Date Fr 2: 1995
Date To 2: 2006

Owner 3: (Side lot sold 2004 to Debra L Fletcher)

Owner 4: Ronald Mark & Rebecca D. Smith
Date Fr 4: 2006
Date To 4: 2015

Owner 5: Jeffrey L. England & Karl L. Swanson

1975 Owner: Eliza Jane & Bruce D. Brown Lots 56-61


Stories

Story 1 : From Eliza Brown, daughter of Miles Evelend. I
Story 2 : The Browns bought this house from Eliza's parents, Miles and Penelope Eveland. Eliza grew up here. Bruce Brown's mother lived at 108 Red Bird Lane.
Story 3 : Miles and Penelope Eveland owned the Terrace Park Lumber Company with Miles' brother, Harry Eveland. An affidavit by lawyer, Hawley Todd, confirms that Miles and Penelope were married and that Harry was Miles' brother. Miles F. Eveland was born in 1879 and died in 1949. Penelope L. Eveland was born in 1886 and died July 29, 1971.
Story 4 : Bruce Donald Brown was born 3 August 1918 and died 9 June 2008, aged 90 years. Eliza Jane Brown was born 1 May 1920 and died 4 December 2006, aged 86 years. They are both buried in St. Thomas Columbarium, Section 1, Niche 5.
Story 5 : Information from conversations between Mel Aichholz & Esther H. M. Power, May & September 1991.
Story 6 : Miles Eveland was Mayor of Terrace Park 1924-25.
Story 7 : 734 Park originally included lots 56-59 & pt 60. 744 Park was sold off of 734.
Story 8 : Mother of Rebecca D. Smith lived at 809 Park Avenue.


Directories:

1939 Map:
Eveland

1942 Map:
Miles Eveland

1951/3 Map:
Bruce Brown

1959-95 Directories:
Bruce & Eliza Eveland Brown

1996-2003 Directories:
Greg & Reed Ebel

2004-05 Direct:
(Side lot sold 2004)

2006-07 Direct:
(Sold 2006)

2008-09 Direct:
(Sold 2009)

2011-12 Direct:
Jeffrey & Kari Swanson England