Events celebrate preservation

Lincoln Boulevard and Woodward Avenue in Deming's Forest Hill, 1918

May is Historic Preservation Month and three free events will celebrate and recognize Cleveland Heights as a special place:

Saturday, May 9, 10 a.m. to noon

“Lecture & Walking Tour of Grant W. Deming’s Forest Hill Allotment”

Led by Dr. Mark Souther, Associate Professor of History at Cleveland State University.

Meet at Superior School House, 14391 Superior Road at Euclid Heights Boulevard.

Sunday, May 17, noon to 4 p.m.

“Sharing and Preserving our Communities’ History: Memories and Photos”

Lee Road Library, Meeting rooms A & B

Thursday, May 21, 7:00 p.m.

“The Greenest Building is Already Built: Sustainability and Historic Preservation”

Jamie Bertram, historic preservation specialist, Cleveland Restoration Society.

Superior School House, 14391 Superior Road at Euclid Heights Boulevard.

The events are free and open to the public, but attendance is limited and reservations are required for the walking tour and lectures. For more information and reservations, call 216-320-1423 or e-mail

These events are co-sponsored by the City of Cleveland Heights Landmark Commission, FutureHeights, the Cleveland Heights Historical Society and the Cleveland Heights-University Heights Public Library.

Kara Hamley O'Donnell works in the Cleveland Heights Department of Planning & Development as the City's historic preservation planner.

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Volume 2, Issue 4, Posted 11:47 AM, 03.30.2009