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General Information

No:  601
Street:  Yale
Name:  Amherst
Family:  SOLD
Historic Plaque:  N
Owner Info:  Y
Built:  1947/8
Sec  23
Sub  Sibley
Lot:  52-53-54 PT55
Architect:  
Cont/Build:  John & Kay Quist

Description:  Originally a 1 story brick & siding Cape Cod, gable roof: living room, 2 bed rooms, a kitchen and bathroom on the 1st floor; unfinished 2nd. Now expanded with full shed dormer across the back to make a 2nd floor and 1st floor wing addition. No garage.
#Owners:  7
Original Use:  Residential
Current Use:  Residential

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

Changes Description:  Added a master bedroom with a half bath wing to the south and a screened porch to the north (Wiley). The Northrops added a full shed dormer across the back in 1968 to finish the 2nd floor with 2 bedrooms, den, hall and bath. In 1981 they converted the porch to a family room and added the back entrance.


Owners:

Current Owner: Henry & Miranda Ballard Date Fr: Date To: 
Original: Ley (just land) Date Fr:  Date To: 
1: John D. & Kathryn S. Quist (see 209 Cambridge, Story 2) Date Fr 1: 1947 Date To 1: 1950
2: Fred E. & Edith Wiley Date Fr 2: 1950 Date To 2: 1953
3: Marilyn M. & Walter Budd Mohr Date Fr 3: 1953 Date To 3: 1956
4: Elizabeth W. S. Reaves Date Fr 4: 1956 Date To 4: 1956
5: Louis E. & Sue O. Benitez Date Fr 5: 1956 Date To 5: 1961
6: Robert L. & Joan S. Benoit Date Fr 6: 1961 Date To 6: 1966
7: Julie B. Northrop (& Ted) Date Fr 7: 1966 Date To 7: 2012
8: Tracy E. Cambron Date Fr 8: 2012 Date To 8: 
9:  Date Fr 9:  Date To 9: 
10:  Date Fr 10:  Date To 10:  1958
: Louis E. & Sue O. Benitez.  Lots 52-53-54 Pt 55 Sibley (listed as 601 Amherst on the Auditor's site) 1975


Stories

Story 1   Sunday, March 6, 1949 Cincinnati Enquirer Pictorial Magazine article with pictures featuring the original house and the Quists (in the file).
Story 2   This home of Mr. & Mrs. (Sue) Luis E. Benitez was on the December 18, 1959 TP Garden Club House Tour, Holiday Houses in the Park. This was a Friday, advance tickets were $1 but $1.25 on the day, and the homes were open from 1:30-4 and 7-9 PM.
Story 3   See e-mail from Hal Northrop in the Terrace Park Historical Society archives.
Story 4   People from the Wiley and the Reaves families have come back to visit the house.
Story 5   Edward Ted Moore Northrop was born 2 September 1927 and died 24 September 2004, aged 77 years, buried in St. Thomas Church Columbarium, Section 7, Niche 214, Craver-Riggs Funeral Home.


Directories:

1951/3 Map: Ley

1959-60 Directories: L. E. & Sue Benitez

1962-66 Directories: Robert L. & Joan Benoit

1967-2005 Directories: Ted & Julie Northrop (moved from 427 Terrace Place)

2006-12 Directories: Julie Northrop

2015-2017 Tracy Cambron

2015 Directory: Ballard, Henry and Miranda

2015 Directory: Cambron, Tracy

2017 Directory: Cambron, Tracy