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NPS Form 10-900

OMB No. 1024-0018

(Expires 5/31/2012)

United States Department of the Interior National Park Service

National Register of Historic Places Registration Form

This form is for use in nominating or requesting determinations for individual properties and districts. See instructions in National Register Bulletin, How to Complete the National Register of Historic Places Registration Form. If any item does not apply to the property being documented, enter "N/A" for "not applicable." For functions, architectural classification, materials, and areas of significance, enter only categories and subcategories from the instructions. Place additional certification comments, entries, and narrative items on continuation sheets if needed (NPS Form 10-900a).

1. Name of Property

historic name

other names/site number

Jones Home Subdivisions Historic District

2. Location

street & number Woodbridge, Marvin, Daisy, Library Avenues, West 25 th Street

not for publication

city or town

Cleveland

 

vicinity

state

Ohio

code

OH

county

Cuyahoga

code

035

zip code

44109

3. State/Federal Agency Certification

As the designated authority under the National Historic Preservation Act, as amended,

 

I hereby certify that this

nomination

_ request for determination of eligibility meets the documentation standards

for registering properties in the National Register of Historic Places and meets the procedural and professional requirements set forth in 36 CFR Part 60.

In my opinion, the property

_ meets

_ does not meet the National Register Criteria. I recommend that this property

be considered significant at the following level(s) of significance:

 

national

statewide

local

Signature of certifying official/Title

 

Date

State or Federal agency/bureau or Tribal Government

 

In my opinion, the property

meets

does not meet the National Register criteria.

 

Signature of commenting official

 

Date

Title

State or Federal agency/bureau or Tribal Government

 

4. National Park Service Certification

 

I hereby certify that this property is:

 

entered in the National Register

 

determined eligible for the National Register

 

determined not eligible for the National Register

removed from the National Register

other (explain:)

Signature of the Keeper

Date of Action

1

United States Department of the Interior National Park Service / National Register of Historic Places Registration Form

NPS Form 10-900

Jones Home Subdivisions

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Name of Property

(Expires 5/31/2012)

Cuyahoga County, Ohio

County and State

5. Classification

Ownership of Property

(Check as many boxes as

apply.)

X
X

private public - Local public - State public - Federal

Category of Property

(Check only one box.)

Number of Resources within Property

(Do not include previously listed resources in the count.)

X
X
 

Contributing

Noncontributing

building(s)

696

52

buildings

district

sites

site

structures

structure

objects

object

696

52

Total

Name of related multiple property listing

(Enter "N/A" if property is not part of a multiple

N/A

property listing)

Number of contributing resources previously listed in the National Register

6. Function or Use

Historic Functions

(Enter categories from instructions.)

DOMESTIC: single dwelling

DOMESTIC: multiple dwelling

DOMESTIC: secondary structure

DOMESTIC: institutional housing

RELIGION: religious facility

COMMERCE/TRADE: dept. store

Current Functions

(Enter categories from instructions.)

DOMESTIC: single dwelling

DOMESTIC: multiple dwelling

DOMESTIC: secondary structure

DOMESTIC: institutional housing

RELIGION: religious facility

COMMERCE/TRADE: dept. store

7. Description

Architectural Classification

(Enter categories from instructions.)

LATE VICTORIAN: Queen Anne

Materials

(Enter categories from instructions.)

foundation:

sandstone

LATE VICTORIAN: Italianate

walls:

WOOD: weatherboard

LATE 19 th /20 th CENTURY REVIVALS:

BRICK

Colonial Revival

roof:

ASPHALT

LATE 19 th /20 th CENTURY REVIVALS:

other:

Late Gothic Revival

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Name of Property

(Expires 5/31/2012)

Cuyahoga County, Ohio

County and State

Narrative Description

(Describe the historic and current physical appearance of the property. Explain contributing and noncontributing resources if necessary. Begin with a summary paragraph that briefly describes the general characteristics of the property, such as its location, setting, size, and significant features.)

Summary Paragraph

This nomination consists of an inner city residential subdivision filled with houses from the late nineteenth century and turn of the century periods. These houses are largely single-family dwellings and are principally of wood frame construction. They are interspersed with the occasional apartment building, neighborhood commercial building and are all clustered west and north of the Jones Home for Children. This facility is centered about a massive Colonial Revival style brick building capped by a spire-like cupola. All of these properties are set along tree-lined streets in a neighborhood three miles southwest of downtown Cleveland.

Narrative Description

See continuation sheet

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Name of Property

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Cuyahoga County, Ohio

County and State

8. Statement of Significance

Applicable National Register Criteria

(Mark "x" in one or more boxes for the criteria qualifying the property for National Register listing.)

Property is associated with events that have made a significant contribution to the broad patterns of our history.qualifying the property for National Register listing.) Property is associated with the lives of persons significant

Property is associated with the lives of persons significant in our past.contribution to the broad patterns of our history. A B of a type, period, or method

A

B

of a type, period, or method of construction or represents the work of a master, or possesses high artistic values, or represents a significant and distinguishable entity whose components lack individual distinction.with the lives of persons significant in our past. A B C Property embodies the distinctive

C

Property embodies the distinctive characteristics

Property has yielded, or is likely to yield, information important in prehistory or history.C Property embodies the distinctive characteristics D Criteria Considerations (Mark "x" in all the boxes

D

Criteria Considerations

(Mark "x" in all the boxes that apply.)

Property is:

(Mark "x" in all the boxes that apply.) Property is: A Owned by a religious institution
(Mark "x" in all the boxes that apply.) Property is: A Owned by a religious institution
(Mark "x" in all the boxes that apply.) Property is: A Owned by a religious institution
(Mark "x" in all the boxes that apply.) Property is: A Owned by a religious institution
(Mark "x" in all the boxes that apply.) Property is: A Owned by a religious institution
(Mark "x" in all the boxes that apply.) Property is: A Owned by a religious institution
(Mark "x" in all the boxes that apply.) Property is: A Owned by a religious institution

A Owned by a religious institution or used for religious purposes.

B removed from its original location.

C a birthplace or grave.

D a cemetery.

E a reconstructed building, object, or structure.

F a commemorative property.

G less than 50 years old or achieving significance within the past 50 years.

Period of Significance (justification) See continuation Sheet

Criteria Considerations (explanation, if necessary) See continuation Sheet

Areas of Significance

(Enter categories from instructions.)

ARCHITECTURE

Period of Significance

c. 1870-c. 1930

Significant Dates

1887

1903

Significant Person

(Complete only if Criterion B is marked above.)

N/A

Cultural Affiliation

Architect/Builder

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Name of Property

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Cuyahoga County, Ohio

County and State

Statement of Significance Summary Paragraph (Provide a summary paragraph that includes level of significance and applicable criteria.)

The Jones Home Subdivisions Historic District is defined by its distinctive street pattern of relatively wide streets, spacious lots and rear lot line alleys that combined with the Jones Home for Children and its spacious park-like setting to stimulate the development of a turn of the century middle class neighborhood that survives largely intact today. The properties contained within this nomination possesses architectural significance under Criterion C as a microcosm of well-preserved examples of American architectural styles during its period of significance, from 1872, when the area was first subdivided, through World War I, when the area was completely developed. The historic resources of the district are diverse, ranging from large-scale turn-of-the-century residences to smaller vernacular working class housing to churches. The neighborhood is focused around four streets, which contain some of near west Cleveland's best preserved housing stock. The streets here compare favorably from an architectural standpoint with such Cleveland streets as Archwood Avenue, Franklin Boulevard, Jennings Avenue (West 14th Street) and Bolton (East 89th), all of which have been listed on the National Register of Historic Places. These streets are significant for their concentrations of turn of the century middle class to upper middle class housing stock that survive with a high degree of integrity in settings that accentuate their architecture through relatively spacious lot sizes and historic landscaping. The significance of this neighborhood lies in its overall ambiance, with an occasional individual landmark such as the Jones Home. The area is an oasis of sorts of larger and better preserved housing stock in the midst of a late nineteenth century working class neighborhood of smaller and less imposing houses. It is cut off from a similar concentration of historic houses to the south, being nominated as the Brooklyn Centre Historic District, by Interstate 71.

Narrative Statement of Significance (Provide at least one paragraph for each area of significance.)

See Continuation Sheet

Developmental history/additional historic context information (if appropriate)

See Continuation Sheet

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Name of Property

(Expires 5/31/2012)

Cuyahoga County, Ohio

County and State

9. Major Bibliographical References

Bibliography (Cite the books, articles, and other sources used in preparing this form.)

1.

Brooklyn Centre Multiple Resource Area National Register nomination, April 1985.

2.

Van Tassel, David, and Grabowski, John, editors, Encyclopedia of Cleveland History, Indianapolis:

University of Indiana Press, 1986.

3.

Ohio Historic Inventory forms for the neighborhood, 1976, 1995

4.

Sanborn maps of the neighborhood, from Cleveland City Planning Commission files, 1896, 1903, 1922.

5.

historic atlases of Cuyahoga County, 1852, 1858, 1874, 1892.

6.

Board of Trade of London, "Cost of Living in American Towns". Washington, D. C., U. S. Government Printing Office, Document No. 22, 1911.

7.

U. S. Census records, 1900, 1910, 1920, as researched by historian Drew Rolik

Previous documentation on file (NPS):

preliminary determination of individual listing (36 CFR 67 has been

Primary location of additional data:

State Historic Preservation Office

requested)

Other State agency

previously listed in the National Register

Federal agency

previously determined eligible by the National Register

 

Local government

designated a National Historic Landmark

University

recorded by Historic American Buildings Survey

#

Other

recorded by Historic American Engineering Record #

Name of repository:

recorded by Historic American Landscape Survey #

Historic Resources Survey Number (if assigned):

10. Geographical Data

Acreage of Property

65

(Do not include previously listed resource acreage.)

UTM References

(Place additional UTM references on a continuation sheet.)

1 17

441460

4589900

3

17

440660

4589590

 

Zone

Easting

Northing

Zone

Easting

Northing

2 17

441410

4589650

4

17

440590

4589890

 

Zone

Easting

Northing

Zone

Easting

Northing

Verbal Boundary Description (Describe the boundaries of the property.)

The nominated property is bounded on the north by the rear lot lines of the properties on the north side of Woodbridge Avenue; on the east by West 25th Street, on the south by the rear lot liens of the properties on the south side of Library Avenue, and on the west by a line formed by West 39th Street at daisy south to the southern boundary line, and, northward

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Name of Property

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Cuyahoga County, Ohio

County and State

from Daisy, by the rear lot lines of the properties on the east side of Fulton Road.

Boundary Justification (Explain why the boundaries were selected.)

These lands include the tracts of land that comprised the historic Jones Farm, as subdivided by Carlos Jones, the founder of Jones Home for Children. It is a tightly-knit residential community, differing from adjoining residential areas because of its larger lot sizes, more spacious streets and generally larger and better preserved housing stock. The neighborhood is geographically confined to the east and west by two major commercial streets, West 25th and Fulton Road. To the south is Interstate 71, separated from the district by Daisy Avenue, a narrower street lined with smaller and less imposing houses. North is Trowbridge Avenue, a street intersected by many side streets and also having smaller lot sizes and less imposing houses.

11. Form Prepared By

name/title

Steven McQuillin

 

organization

date

May 2011

street & number

31156 Detroit Rd.

telephone 440-899-1200

city or town

Westlake

state

Ohio

zip code 44145

e-mail

Additional Documentation

Submit the following items with the completed form:

Maps:Submit the following items with the completed form: A USGS map (7.5 or 15 minute series)

A USGS map (7.5 or 15 minute series) indicating the property's location.

A Sketch map for historic districts and properties having large acreage or numerous resources. Key all photographs to this map.

Continuation Sheetsor numerous resources. Key all photographs to this map. Additional items: (Check with the SHPO or

Additional items: (Check with the SHPO or FPO for any additional items.) (Check with the SHPO or FPO for any additional items.)

United States Department of the Interior National Park Service / National Register of Historic Places Registration Form

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Name of Property

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Cuyahoga County, Ohio

County and State

Photographs:

Submit clear and descriptive photographs. The size of each image must be 1600x1200 pixels at 300 ppi (pixels per inch) or larger. Key all photographs to the sketch map.

The following information is the same for photographs 1 through 64:

Jones Home Subdivisions Historic District Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio Steven McQuillin, photographer Photographs taken May 1995 or January 2008 (defined in list below)

The following information is the same for photographs 65 through 82 Jones Home Subdivisions Historic District Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio Adam Stalder, photographer Photographs taken May 2011

1. Jones Home for Children front or east elevation, looking west (updated photo # 67)

2. west side of West 25th Street, looking north from in front of Jones Home (updated photo # 66)

3. Jones Home for Children west and north elevations, looking southeast

4. view of the buildings opposite Jones Home, looking east from Daisy Avenue

5. view behind Jones Home, looking southwest along Daisy Avenue

6. north side of Daisy Avenue, looking west from a point opposite 3000 Daisy (updated photo #69)

7. south side of Daisy Avenue showing 3219 and 3223 Daisy Avenue

8. northeast corner of Daisy Avenue and West 32nd Street, looking northeast

9. north side of Daisy Avenue just west of West 32nd Street, looking west

10. Daisy Avenue looking east from a point just west of West 35th Street

11. north side of Daisy Avenue with houses west of West 35th Street shown

12. south side of Daisy Avenue, looking west through to West 39th Street

13. view looking east down Library Avenue from 39th Street

14. houses on the south side of Library Avenue that are identical in form, just east of West 39th Street

15. north side of Library looking east from a point just west of West 35th Street, 3502 in foreground

16. south side of Library Avenue looking east from West 35th Street

17. south side of Library Avenue looking east from 3215 Library

18. north side of Library Avenue from Jones Home

19. northeast corner of Library Avenue and West 32nd Street, showing the Hubemyer Terrace

20. north side of Marvin Avenue looking east from West 32nd Street

21. south side of Marvin Avenue west of Tyler Court

22. south side of Marvin Avenue east of West 32nd Street, looking southwest, with 3101 in foreground

23. commercial buildings at Marvin and West 32nd Street looking southeast

24. south side of Marvin Avenue looking west toward West 35th Street, with Bream Apts. in foreground

25. north side of Marvin Avenue looking east from West 35th Street

26. north side of Marvin Avenue looking west from a point just east of West 35th Street

27. north side of Marvin Avenue looking west from a point near 3612 Marvin

28. south side of Woodbridge Avenue looking east toward 3809 Woodbridge

29. north side of Woodbridge Avenue looking northwest from 3608 Woodbridge

30. south side of Woodbridge Avenue looking southeast from 3537 Woodbridge

31. south side of Woodbridge Avenue, looking southeast from 3537 Woodbridge (updated photo # 73)

32. northeast corner of Woodbridge Ave. and West 32nd Street, showing old Fourth Reformed Church

33. southeast corner of Woodbridge Ave. and West 32nd Street (updated photo # 76)

34. view down Woodbridge Avenue, looking west from West 32nd Street (updated photo # 77)

35. Woodbridge Terrace apartments, looking south

36. south side of Marvin Avenue looking southwest from 3259 Marvin

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37. view looking east down Marvin Avenue from a point just east of Fulton Road

38. south side of Woodbridge Avenue looking southwest from 3609 Woodbridge

39. view looking south down West 35th Street from Woodbridge Avenue (updated photo # 74)

40. view looking south down West 25th Street from Woodbridge Avenue

41. Daisy Avenue, looking east from the alley at West 39th Street

42. view down Woodbridge Avenue, looking east from a point just east of Fulton Road

43. view looking west down Woodbridge Avenue from a point west of West 35th Street (updated photo # 75)

44. Suleyman's Dairy, looking southeast

45. 3735 Woodbridge Avenue (rear house)

46. 3809 Woodbridge Avenue, looking southeast

47. view of garages along Library Court, looking east from West 39th Street (updated photo # 72)

48. garages along Library Court looking east from West 35th Street (updated photo # 71)

49. garages along Tyler Court, looking east from West 32nd Street (updated photo # 81)

50. garages along Tyler Court, looking west from West 32nd Street (updated photo # 82)

51. garages along Woodbridge Court, looking east from West 32nd Street (updated photo # 78)

52. garages along Woodbridge Court, looking west from West 35th Street (updated photo # 79)

The following views taken January 2008

53. view looking southwest across the corner of W. 25 th St. and Marvin Ave.

54. view looking northwest from the corner of W. 25 th St. and Marvin Ave. (updated photo # 65)

55. houses on the south side of Marvin Ave., looking southwest from W. 29 th Place

56. buildings on the south side of Marvin Ave., looking southwest from W. 32 nd St. (updated photo # 80)

57. view looking east on Marvin Ave., from a point just east of Fulton Road

58. view looking east on Daisy Ave. from W. 39 th Place

59. buildings on the north side of Daisy Ave. east of W. 35 th St., looking northeast

60. 3424 (right) and 3502 (middle) Library Ave., looking northwest

61. houses on the north side of Library Ave., looking northeast from W. 32 nd St.

62. northeast corner of Library Avenue and West 32nd Street, showing the Hubemyer Terrace

63. view looking south on W. 32 nd St. just north of Marvin Ave.

64. northeast corner of Woodbridge Ave. and West 32nd Street, showing old Fourth Reformed Church

The flowing views taken May 2011

65. view looking northwest from the corner of W. 25 th St. and Marvin Ave.

66. west side of West 25th Street, looking north from in front of Jones Home

67. Jones Home for Children front or east elevation, looking west

68. view of the buildings opposite Jones Home, looking west from Daisy Avenue

69. north side of Daisy Avenue, looking west toward 3000 Daisy

70. north side of Daisy Avenue, looking west toward W. 32 nd St.

71. garages along Library Court looking east from West 35th Street

72. view of garages along Library Court, looking east from West 39th Street

73. south side of Woodbridge Avenue, looking southeast from 3537 Woodbridge

74. view looking south down West 35th Street from Woodbridge Avenue

75. view looking west down Woodbridge Avenue from a point west of West 35th Street

76. southeast corner of Woodbridge Ave. and West 32nd Street

77. view down Woodbridge Avenue, looking west from West 32nd Street

78. garages along Woodbridge Court, looking east from West 32nd Street

79. garages along Woodbridge Court, looking west from West 35th Street

80. buildings on the south side of Marvin Ave., looking southwest from W. 32 nd St.

81. garages along Tyler Court, looking east from West 32nd Street

82. garages along Tyler Court, looking west from West 32nd Street

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NPS Form 10-900

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Name of Property

(Expires 5/31/2012)

Cuyahoga County, Ohio

County and State

Property Owner:

(Complete this item at the request of the SHPO or FPO.)

name

Multiple Owners

street & number city or town

telephone

 

state

zip code

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