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18 N Wabash Ave

18 N Wabash Ave


18 N Wabash Ave

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18 N Wabash Ave, formerly 218 Wabash Ave
Evansville, IN 47712

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1885 House is built
>1916 Tower removed
c2000 Razed


Southwest corner of Wabash Ave and Indiana St
District: Independence
Latitude: 37.97839471
Longitude: -87.59422749
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Near duplicate of the Schulte Residence. Imposing italianate Each featured gabled roofs and eaves brackets, ornamental window heads, a fancy veranda, and a three-story tower Together the pair of residences imparted a touch of urban flavor to the provinical Independence community. A newspaper building note in 1885 related that Reitman's ten-room house cost $12,000 and that the design and construction were carried out by the John S McCorkle planing mill company. Survived through the years -albeit minus the top of its tower, which was removed after being damaged some years ago in a storm Owners of a prosperous sawmill business.Henry Rietman. hollinger sanitarium <1916 Razed

See also Residences / Domestic Independence district

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