History of the West Park
Neighborhood

Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio


SPOTLIGHTS
Articles and Items of Interest
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Articles by Gary Swilik & others

1902 Auto Races
The Baskerville Hounds 
Bearden's Drive-In 
Bono's Barber Shop  
The Castle House by Dar McGeady
The Code Family of St. Patrick’s Cemetery  by Peggy Calvey Patton
Dryer's Pond   
George Washington School sculpture
Photo Gallery of George Washington Elementary School Teachers - 1955
Emmett's Tavern
At Home on Lena Avenue.  By Carol Nichols Henninger
Hobby Castle
Hogan's Corners (Skyway Tavern, La Conga)
The House on Hogsback Hill
Arthur J. Hyde: Beyond the Call of Duty: A Patriot's Grave
The Kinkelaar Farm
Lakewood Landmarks Have West Park Roots
Local Man Unearths Rare Piece of West Park History
The Marquard House  
The Oldest Bars & Taverns in West Park   by Ross E. Bassett.
Photo Gallery of Newton D. Baker Junior High School Teachers - 1956
Nick's Restaurant Article
Radke's Delicatessen  
Riverside Hardware and John Luekens
Riverside Theatre Memory
Possible Toll House 
The Perilous Railroad Crossing at Lorain and West 143rd
The Rolling Stone Teen Club
Stranahan Hill
Variety Theater
Virginia Herrington Mohr 
Walker's Store
Tom Ward, blacksmith
West Park Fire Department by Paul Nelson, Historian
        of the Western Reserve Fire Museum and Educational Center
Old West Park Vault Discovered at City Hall
West Park's World War I Memorial Monument 
Mystery Man Who Died in WW I Remembered on Memorial Day


Articles submitted by the public

At Home on Lena Avenue. By Carol Nichols Henninger
The West Park Fire Department.  Contributed by Paul Nelson, Historian
       Western Reserve Fire Museum and Educational Center    www.wrfmc.com.


Designated Cleveland Landmarks
Links to other pages & sites

Information from John M. West descendents
Odds 'n' Ends 
(news items, incidents, stories)

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West Park's
Designated Cleveland Landmarks
as designated by the Cleveland City Planning Commission

Name, Address, Significant Date(s), Architect or Builder

 
Guardian Trust Bank Building
- Lorain-West 117th Street Branch, 11718-26 Lorain Ave. (1930) Rowland M. Johnson

 
Variety Theater
, 11801-25 Lorain Ave. (1927) Nicoli Petti

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Links to other places of interest in West Park

Photographs of places, then and now

Organizations and Businesses page on this site with information on the Cleveland Fire Department Station, Fairview Park Hospital, Greenhouses, the Gables Restaurant, West Park Branch Library (Cleveland Public Library), and the West Park YMCA.

Places Gone: now only in memory and history including Kroger Company, Puritas Springs Park, Riverside Theatre, West Park Theatre, The Orange Hut, etc.

Cleveland Westpark Police and Firefighters Memorial.  Rocky River Dr., Just South of McKinley at Ogontz.

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Maintained by: Charles C. Chaney
25 July 2013