Terrace Park, Ohio Building Survey

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No: 405-2  Street: Miami Name: 
Family: Crowley  
Built: 1955  Sec: 23 Sub: Sibley's Lots 3 & 4 of Camden City Lot: Irreg pt 153
Architect: James M. Alexander Jr. Cont/Build: probably Carl Nimmo 
#Owners: 4F Original Use: Residential Current Use: Residential
CHANGES As Built: N Add To: Y Sub From: N Replace: Y
The present house replaces an earlier stucco "Mediterranean" style home (see pictures in TP Historical Society file) which was burned.   The new house was built on the old foundations plus additional new ones.  According to Sally Stirsman, the river side of the house was all glass on at least 2 floors.  She has floor plans (or at least did as she can't find them in 2015).  It was designed in 1954 and built in the summer of 1955.  1983 - the Kains built a garage/carport and perhaps made other changes.
Current Owner: Sherri L. Crowley Date Fr: 2015 Date To: 
Original Owner: Ernest Abbott Johnson Date Fr: 1954 Date To: 1959
Owner 1: Elsie Rush Date Fr 1: 1959 Date To 1: 1967
Owner 2: Sarah "Sally" S. Stirsman Date Fr 2: 1967 Date To 2: 1976
Owner 3: Robert W. & Kathleen V. Kain (1978 just Robert) Date Fr 3: 1976 Date To 3: 1986
Owner 4:  Robert W. & Judith A. Kain (later just Judith) Date Fr 4: 1986 Date To 4: 2012
Owner 5: Michelle N. Campbell Date Fr 5: 2012 Date To 5: 2015
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1975 Owner:  Sarah S. Stirsman. Ir pt 153 Sib 3 (95x130ir)
Description: 1 story (2 in back) Contemporary Ranch, vertical siding, very low pitch roof.  
Story 1: James M. Alexander Jr., architect of 405-2 house, was a professor of architecture at the University of Cincinnati and  later Dean (see his notes and pictures in the file of the old house before demolition and of the foundations).
  "I don't know how long the Abbott Johnsons lived in the house.  Approximately 12-15 years later I was invited to a party there.  At that time it was owned and occupied by Richard & Sally Stirsman.  She's the daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Reed F. Stockdale of Clifton."  (James Alexander)
Story 2: Lovel F. Rush was born 10 March 1897 and died 19 November 1968, aged 71 years, Copher Funeral Home.  Elsie Rush was born in 1900 and died 3 March 1967, Monroe-Copher Funeral Home.  They are both buried in Section 14 of Greenlawn Cemetery, Milford OH. 
1959 Directory: E. Abbott & Danny Johnson
1960-64 Directories: L. F. & Elsie Rush
1965-66 Direct: L. F. & Midge Rush
1967-68 Direct: L. F. Rush  (Elsie died March 3, 1967.  Lovel F. "Doc" Rush died November 19, 1968.)
1969-74 Directories: Richard & Sally Stirsman
1975-76 Direct: S. (Sally) Stirsman (Sold 1976)
1978 Directory: Bob & Kathe Kain (moved from 607 Yale)
1980-84 Directories: Bob Kain
1986-2012 Directories: Bob & Judy Kain