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General Information

No:  108
Street:  Miami
Name:  N
Family:  Hurban
Historic Plaque:  N
Owner Info:  
Built:  1925/6
Sec  23
Sub  Pattison & Iuen
Lot:  Irr Pt lots 33-34-37
Architect:  
Cont/Build:  Fred Strathmann & Sons Builders

Description:  2 story Colonial, frame and cedar shake construction, gable roof, with additions.
#Owners:  7
Original Use:  Residential
Current Use:  Residential

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

Changes Description:  1962 - John G. Smale converted the attached garage to a library (or family room) and added a new 2 car garage. 1971 - Marian Delaplane moved the garage to the rear. 1970s - back lot sold off to Hildbolds to build 212 Cambridge. 2008 - permit to Tiara Properties to add & remodel (Kyle Hinck, architect, Drackett Harth, contractor).


Owners:

Current Owner: Date Fr: 2016 Date To: 
Original: Eppa & Dorothy M. Rixey Jr. Date Fr: 1925 Date To: 1958
1: Sarah M.  Buschman (& George H.) Date Fr 1: 1958 Date To 1: 1960
2: John & Phyllis Smale  Date Fr 2: 1960 Date To 2: 1970
3: Marian Delaplane  Date Fr 3: 1970 Date To 3: 1971
4: John & Linda Gislason Date Fr 4: 1971 Date To 4: 1977
5: Tomas J. Jr. & Sarah S. "Winky" Kleindinst Date Fr 5: 1977 Date To 5: 1986
6: Nolan R. "Riley" Humler & Anne M. Bauer Date Fr 6: 1986  Date To 6: 2008
7: Tiara Properties LLC Date Fr 7: 2008 Date To 7: 2016
8:  Date Fr 8:  Date To 8: 
9:  Date Fr 9:  Date To 9: 
10:  Date Fr 10:  Date To 10:  1975


Stories

Story 1   Ruth Clayton, daughter of Fred Strathmore, says the house was built in 1928-29.
Story 2   Dorothy Rixey - daughter of Meyers at 203 Cambridge. Eppa Rixey Jr. - Hall of Fame pitcher for the Cincinnati Reds.(See also Eugene Franklin Bubbles Hargrave at 622 Miami.) Rixey's daughter was Ann Chase Rixey who married J. Sikes. (see more information at 2 Lexington Circle)
Story 3   Relative Helen Christopher (215 Oxford) was flower girl in Eppa and Dot Rixey's wedding.
Story 4   1963 scrapbook - or perhaps earlier, 2 page article - interior on tour. Rixeys.
Story 5   John Smale - CEO Proctor & Gamble; also led GM overhaul. He was born in Canada in 1927 and died in Cincinnati OH in 2011. His wife, Phyllis, died in 2006.
Story 6   Linda Gislason died 26 October 1977, aged 39 years.
Story 7  

According to the Enquirer, on March 4, 2018 Riley Humler was appraising Rookwood pieces at a Rookwood Pottery Company event.  He is "a respected art pottery appraiser from Antiques Roadshow."



Directories:

1939 Map: Rixey

1942 Map: Rixey

1951/3 Map: Eppa Rixey (built and moved to 2 Lexington Circle by 1959 Directory)

1959-60 Directories: George & Sarah Buschman

1962-70 Directories: John & Phyllis Smale (Moved from 504 Miami)

1971-72 Direct: Ed & Marian Delaplaine (1970 from Indian Hill)

1973-76 Directories: John & Linda Gislason

1978-84 Directories: Tom & Winky Klinedinst (moved from 603 Floral)

1986 Directory:

1988-2007 Directories:Riley Humler & Anne Bauer - Humler/Bauer

2008-09 Direct: (Sold 2008)

2015 Directory:Rooney, Walt and Adrienne (renters?)

2017 Directory: Hurban, John