748 Park Avenue


General Information

No: 748
Street: Park
Name: Geiger House
Family: Stehling
Historic Plaque: N

Owner Info: Y
Built: 1917
Sec: 29
Sub: George W. Corey
Lot: 64, pt 62-63
Architect:
Cont/Build: Eveland? (not Miles). Terrace Park Lumber Co.

Description: 3 story, brick, greatly expanded Four Square, gable roof. Mirror image of 747 Park (before additions), but 747 is wood siding.
Original Use: Residential
Current Use: Residential

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

Changes Details: 1993 - permit for Nick & Julie Ward to add 2 stories including a kitchen, family room and master bedroom to the east side of the house (Michael Schuster Associates, architect; Bill Marshall, contractor). The existing building was 1500 square feet. The addition was 1320 square feet. 2001 - finish part of basement making storage rooms and a family room.


Owners:


Current Owner: Neal A. Jr. & Kelli P. Stehling
Curr Date Fr: 2000
Curr Date To:

Original Owner: Several Coreys. 1914 George Eveland to Hugo Sederberg. George H. & E. C. Eveland .
Date Fr:
Date To: 1922

Owner 1: Fred Geiger
Date Fr 1: 1922
Date To 1: 1937

Owner 2: Elizabeth Geiger
Date Fr 2: 1937
Date To 2: 1980

Owner 3:( Jean Rust & Clara Apple)?
Date Fr 3: 1980
Date To 3: 1980

Owner 4: William F. & Adoph J. Geiger
Date Fr 4: 1980
Date To 4: 1988

Owner 5: Richard G. & Julia Douglas Ward
Date Fr 5: 1988
Date To 5: 1998

Owner 6: Richard G. Ward
Date Fr 6: 1998
Date To 6: 2000

1975 Owner: Elizabeth Geiger


Stories

Story 1 : Nick Ward's sister is Amy Ward Heilbronner (109 Red Bird). Julia is one of Flach & Angela Douglas' daughters (1 Circus Place) moved to 900 Miami.
Story 2 : Mrs. Elizabeth Geiger, a Terrace Park resident for 60 years, celebrated her 97th birthday (Village Views January 1986). She misses the trains that used to come to Terrace Park and is a little disappointed the village never got a sewer system. Mrs. Geiger raised her four children in her house on Park Avenue. She was born Mary Elizabeth Burger.


Directories:

1939 Map:
Geiger

1942 Map:
A. Geiger

1951/3 Map:
Clarabelle Geiger

1959-63 Directories:
Fred & Elizabeth Geiger

1963-64 Direct:
Mrs. Elizabeth Geiger

1965-66 Direct:
(Mrs. Mary Geiger)

1967-68 Direct:

1969-88 Directories:
Mrs. Fred Geiger (Elizabeth)

1990-95 Directories:
Nick & Julie Douglas Ward

1996-97 Direct:
(Julie moved to 900 Miami)

1998-99 Direct:
Nick Ward

2000-01 Direct:
---- (Sold 2000)

2002-12 Directories:
Neal & Kelli Steling