When Was Your Home Built? 1921-1930
This seems to be the prevailing questions as many homes of Culver are nearing or past the one hundred year mark.
Here are some clues - of homes that were b ult - with vague discriptions or who had them built. there are some that I have
atached to the proper file or profiles of property - the ones below are yet to be attached firmly to a permenat address
The information for now is being gathered from the Do You Remember Way Back When? column this the month an day will
not bebut an approximate date.
1921 - Jan 7 - Clifford Waite has the frame work nearly competed for a bungalow on
the crest of the hill in Vandalia Park.
1921 Mar 23 - F. B. Pine has contracted with Albert Stahl for the construction
of a bungalow on Bunker Hill.
1921 APRIL 13 — Cecil Smith has begun the construction of a bungalow on Scott
Street opposite the Spangler Hotel - this is either the Quivey residence or the
Stallings residence of today.
|1921 sep 21 Excavating is underway for Philip McLane's bungalow on
North Main Street
1921 - Oct 19 - Someone stole a load of fancy brick from the McLane lot Monday night.
It is assumed since it says brick was stolen from the property that this would be the house at - 307 N. Main
owned last by Ward & Esther Miller
1922 - Mar 8 -
Hary Porcher will probably begin work this week on his new house on
1922 - Mar 8 - Messrs Bachman, Marcin and Grant of Logansport have contracted for material
for a cottage on Long Poin
1922 - Mar 29 - H. Bachman and H. Marvin and Mr. Grant of Logansport are building a cottage
for themselves on Long Point. and one for C. H. Freese of South Bend in the same
1922 - Mar 8 - Calvin H. DeFreese of South Bend will start work in a few days on the bungalow on
Long Point near the Holbrunner cottage
1922 - Mar 8 - Arthur Sturgeon of Logansport is putting in the foundations for a lake cottage on
Long Point, south of the Duenweg Cottage for Dr. Koffel of Logansport.
1922- Mar 26 - Build Cottage at Lake Maxinkuckee Roy Koffel, local chiropractor,
has let a contract to Will Obenchain, local carpenter contractor,
for the construction of a cottage at Lake Maxinkuckee. The cottage
will be built on Long Point adjoining the lot on which the Perry
Moon cottage is located - Logansport Press, Sunday
1922 - Mar 8 - The chicago purchasers of the Capt Morris lake lots have notified
Contractor Blanchard that they will be here about the 15th to get action on the
three cottages they propse to build
1922 - Mar 15 - Stahl is building a four-room bungalow for Charley McLane on North
Hill near Wm. Houghton's
1922 - Mar 15 - Archie Blanchard will begin work at once on a six room bungalow for Raymond Mikesell at
the north end of Helen street in Vandalia Park
1922 - Mar 29 - Vandalia Park colony will receive and addition this season when the six room bungalow
which Archie Blanchard has contracted to build for Edward Epler, a tailor at the academy is
1922 - Mar 29 - Hugh Smith of Logansport is building a cottage opposite the former Isadore
Hessell cottage in the Logn Point district
1922 - May 17 - Stattion Agent W. T Parish has about completed a six room lake cottage on the
east side. It was built by a Plymouth contractor. It will be for rent. NOTE THe Trone cottage????
1922 - Harry Nedbourn last week bought the corner lot of the George Voreis property on Scott
strre and will build a residence uopin it in the falll
1922 Sep 6 - Charles Monniger has bought Mrs Capron's lot on Helen street, Vandalia Park addition
and will build a six-room bungalow. The contract will be let tomottow and work will begin
1922 sep. 6 Joe Schweidler started excavation last week for a bungalow on the lot north
of his brother Fritz's Park addition.
Located at 418 Liberty street right behind osborn's Mini mart the corner house on Liberty & Pearl
owned by Ann S Lough
1922 sep. 6 - CHarles Monniger has bought Mrs. Capron's lon on Helen strreet, Vandlia Park
addition and will buils a six-rooom bungalow that will be a still further attraction to that
already pretty street The contract will be let tommorrow and work willl begin at once.
1922 Sep. 20 - H. L. Henning... Mr. Henning will at once commence building operations on his lot on
Liberty Street in the Vandalia Park addition. He will put up a bungalow in harmony with the
construction which prevails in that section...
1922 Oct 4 - John W. Cromley has sold a lakefront lot in South Culver to
Ira Fa ulkner and brother for $325
1922 - Another New Residence - Foundations are going in for Harry Medbourn's new home on the Voreis
lot on Scott street. It will be 28X32, bungalow style, seven rooms and bath. Lew Raver has the contract
1923 - Nov. 28 - William O'Connor is building another bungalow in the Zechiel addition which w i l l be occupied
by Major Wilson of the Academy staff.
1924 - sep. 3 Contractors M. R. Cline and Albert Stahl are erecting two houses fronting north on College
Avenue between Lakeview and State Streets.
1924 - Aug. 1 - Cleve Crabb has erected a bungalow and garage on Bunker H i l l . This neighborhood contains more than a dozen neat homes
supplied with city water and electric lights.
1924 - Nov. 26 - The foundation has almost been completed for the new homewhich Russell Easterday is erecting
on his lot in the Gam addition.
1926 - Jul 28 - Russell FIsher Builds Attractive Bungalow
A very attracive bungalow has recently been completed on the south end of Lake Mainkuckee by Russell Fisher
which shows ingenunity on the part of the bulder and has transformed what was once a swamp location to a
very beautiful place.
It is a five room bungalow built of tamarack logs and finished with cement filler.
There is on large living room with a stone fireplace, stones for which were gathered from all over the United
Mr. Fisher has a flowing well at the rear of the cottage that has enough force to supply the cottage. It is
well worth the trip to the south end of the lake to see the place.
|1928 - Aug 29 - S. E. Medbourn Building Winter Home in Culver - S. E. Medbourn has
started the work on a brick-faced bungalow on the corner of Forest place and Pearl street. A. A. Keen
has charge of the job. It is understood that this will be the winter home of Mr. and Mrs. Medbourn. -
431 N Forest Place
1928 - September 1 - Excavation work will begin soon on the new home being built by Col. C. F. McKinney on
a lot in the Academy's residential tract
1928- Oct 31 - The street leading from the top of Bunker Hill to the Academy was blocked for a couple of
days last week while Forrest Shaw moved his new house from the Braden property to his lot on College Avenue.
1929 - Jun 5 Work has started on the founda t i o n of a new house to be builtfor George Warner on his Slate
1929 - May 15 - KNox Man Builds COttage on LAke Maxinkuckee Shore - - E. T. CLifron, prp[roetpr of
the Knox Auto Paint Shop, is buliding a fine cottage on rhe banks of Lake Maxinkuckee where he and
his family can spend their week-ends furing the summer of fishing trips. The have completed the cement
basement and screened in the lookout, which gives a fine view of the entire lake. Mr. Clifon praised the
Ferrier Lumber Yard, both on service an dmaterial. "THey can't beath Mr. Ferrief as a lumberman", declred
the knos man.
1930 Dec. 15 - mrs. A. M. Roberts is building a small house on the lot near the F.
L. Brooke's on bunker Hill.
1930 - Lake View Street - An attractive eight room houseis being erected by B. W. Oberlin
or Lake View Street. The foundation work is done and the framework is going up rapidly.