soon 21015 WEST STREET — THE BALCH APARTMENTS— by Michael Lehman, AIA
SITE TIMELINE
1899 — West Street, just off Steuben Park, and site contain single family residences
• #11 Myron W. Van Auken- lawyer
• #13 vacant lot
• #15 Lafayette F. Hannas- owner of auction house
• #17 vacant lot
1910 — #13 West Street – apartments (2 units) – #15 vacant – #17 apartments (5 units)
1912 — #13West Street (6 units)
• Mrs. Harriet J. Aldridge- widow of David
• Wheaton I. Griffin- salesman
• John L. Teller- commercial traveler (traveling salesman)
• DeWitt C. Garretson- musician
• Cyril D. Rosenkrans- commercial traveler (traveling salesman)
• Paul C. Cadby- of Cadby Bros- photographic supplies home phone 3409
• #15 West St.- Clayton H. Smith- letter carrier, William F. Tenny- civil engineer
• #17 West Street (6 units)
• Daniel Sabine- house, sign, ornamental painting, home phone. 570
• George W. Chase- conductor- DL & W railroad
• Earl E. Weir- publisher of the Athletic Newssoon to be lost

• Carrie L. Childs- no occupation listed
• Everard J. Calthrop- vocal teacher
• Stephen H. Brayton- insurance agent
1915 — West Street renumbered- # 15 becomes #1015
1925 — #1013-1015-1017 West St. listed as The Balch Apartments., restaurant is in # 1015
1930 — #1011-1017 West St. listed as Hotel Balch
1940 — #1015 West St. listed as West Hotel- Derwoyed Boleslaw, mgr.
1950 — #1011 West St. 11apartments, #1015 West St. West Hotel- John Harrer, mgr.
1960 — #1011 11 apartments, #1013 Park-West Apt. Hotel, #1015 Harry Meszler
2016 — Landmark to be demolished by Rescue Mission for new program facilities