July 5, 2022

Ex-Evansville mayor’s Historic Boehne House up for sale before long

EVANSVILLE, Ind. – Choose a generate down the 1100 block of Lincoln Avenue, and it truly is unattainable to miss the two-and-a-50 %-tale, limestone-sheathed mansion with four massive, Corinthian-style columns mounting from its entrance. 

The Historic Boehne House was named for unique owner John W. Boehne, a U.S. Congressman and Evansville’s mayor from 1906 to 1909. Its present-day residents, Bob and Nikki Davis and their relatives, are putting the dwelling back on the marketplace this summertime just after contacting it household — and functioning tirelessly to restore the home to its previous glory — around the previous eight several years.

Nikki Davis considers herself just 1 of several “stewards” of the dwelling at 1119 Lincoln Ave., and she mentioned she’d dreamed of residing there for a although just before the relatives purchased it in 2014 from Gilda’s Club for $300,000.