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Remember When: 1940 Richmond Heights City Map

In this week's history moment, take a look at buildings that would have been easy to spot 70 years ago.

As and prepare to celebrate their 100th year in 2013, Patch is taking a look back through history.

This week, we present a 1940 map of Richmond Heights that lists some familiar—and less familiar—public buildings. It's available online courtesy of the National Archives' Online Public Access website.

(Zoom in on a larger map using the National Archives website.)

The buildings listed on the map are:

  • City Hall
  • New U.S. Post Office
  • St. Mary's Hospital
  • St. Mary's Novitiate
  • Bellevue Public School
  • St. Luke's R.C. Church & School
  • Richmond Heights School
  • Richmond Heights Presbyterian Church
  • West Richmond Public School
  • Church of the Little Flower
  • Old Lincoln School
  • New Lincoln School
  • McMorrow School


Can you tell us more about the history of the buildings identified on the map? Fill us in by posting a comment to this article or emailing a letter to the editor. Send it to nate.birt@patch.com.

Mark Cockson January 29, 2012 at 10:56 PM
What a great resource! Love it !! Mark

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