Terrace Park, Ohio Building Survey

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No: 627  Street: Lexington Name: 
Family: Straley Owner Info: N
Built: 1950 Sec: 23 Sub: Sibley's 3rd BL 17 Lot: 12, 15, 16
Architect:  Cont/Build: Walter Gingrich?
#Owners: 6 Original Use: Residential Current Use: Residential
CHANGES As Built: N Add To: Y Sub From: N Replace: Y
627 Lexington replaced the Chapmans's garage (629 Lexington).  1993/98 - extensively restored, remodeled, added to and decorated.  Kitchen addition with hearth room.  2003 - add & remodel.  Rodney Sabo, Sabo Design, architects.  Epic, builders (Straley).  
Current Owner: Mary Ann Straley (& Todd)  Date Fr: 1999 DateT oc: 
Original OwnerLois E. Spooner Date Fr: 1950 Date To: 1953
Owner 1: Harvey Jr. & Elizabeth B. Lenderman Date Fr 1: 1953 Date To 1: 1957
Owner 2: Erwin R. & Elizabeth M. Bretscher Date Fr 2: 1957 Date T o 2: 1988
Owner 3: Elizabeth Lane Woods Date Fr 3: 1988 Date To 3: 1993
Owner 4: Bradley E. & Elizabeth V. Turner Date Fr 4: 1993 Date To 4: 1999
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1975 Owner:  Elizabeth M. & Erwin R. Bretscher
Description: 2 story Colonial, originally low hip roof, now gable, greatly expanded towards the rear.  
Story 1: Erwin "Erv" Bretscher was an engineer partnered with Art Andrews (101 Marian Lane 1959-86 TP Directories)  Erv may have been involved with the design of Fort Washington Way in Cincinnati.  Erwin Rudolph Bretscher was born 3 September 1913 and died 15 January1981, aged 67 years, buried in Section 19 of Greenlawn Cemetery, Milford OH, Craver-Hookom Funeral Home.  Erwin R. "Rudy" Bretscher was born 27 July 1941 and died 22 September 1975, aged 34 years, buried in Section 19 of Greenlawn Cemetery, Milford OH, Craver Funeral Home. 
Story 2: See story 1 at 620 Lexington.  
1951/3 Map: Earl H. Spooner
1959-80 Directories: E. R. "Erv" & Liz Bretscher
198-84 Directories: Jack & Betty Woods
1986 Directory: ''    (moved to 818 Princeton)
1988-93 Directories: ----
1994-97 Directories: Brad & Elizabeth Turner
1998-99 Direct: "    (Sold 1999)
2000-12 Directories: Todd & Mary Ann Straley