"Named" Buildings of Norwood, Ohio
NORWOOD HISTORICAL SOCIETY

Buildings with Names in Norwood, Ohio.

Most of the buildings with names are apartment buildings, churches, schools or commercial buildings. The following is an attempt to list them. The number of units (apartments or offices) in the building may vary over time the purpose of listing the number of units is to provide a general idea of the size of the building. There may be businesses on the 1st floor not listed as a unit. The building may be renamed, also, although many have the name inscribed into a stone or concrete in the front of the building. Some buildings listed may be known by similiar names, e.g. "The Building", "Building Apartments" or "Building Flats." Known demolished buildings are in red; a survey will be made in the future to determine all removed buildings.


  1. The Abbott - 4327-4331 Floral at north-west corner Adams
  2. Ackerman Building or Ackerman Flats - 4911-13 Montgomery (9 units)
  3. The Aldon - 5101 Montgomery; nwc Ross & Montgomery (5 units ?)
  4. Alexander Apartments - 5050 Montgomery Road
  5. The Allisonia - sw c Allison & Mills; 4431 Allison (14-unit apt. bldg.)
  6. The Alpha - 2527-2529 Melrose Avenue
  7. Alvin Apartments - 2240 Norwood Avenue (25 units)
  8. American Legion Building - 2110-2112 Bennett Avenue
  9. Anna-Marie Apartments - 5041 Montgomery (20 units) - demolished in April 1968; current White Castle restaurant moved here
  10. Arbor Apartments - 2681-89 Arbor Place (19-unit apt. bldg.)
  11. Argyle Apartments - 2206 Slane Avenue
  12. Arnold Building (original) (a.k.a. "Arnold Flats" and "The Flat Iron Building") - 4925 Montgomery; corner Montgomery & Carthage, with main entrance pointing to the south (both the building and intersection were removed with reconstruction of the state route and the development of Linden Point at the Lateral)
  13. Arnold Building (replica) - a scaled-down replica located west of the original Arnold Building at the development called Linden Point at the Lateral it appears that one of the engraved stones with the "Arnold" name was saved from the original building and incorporated in the new building, although the bricks and most other materials are new; the building entrance is pointing toward the east
  14. Audrey Apartments - 2620 Norwood
  15. Bazar (Bazaar) Building - 4615 Montgomery (8 units)
  16. Ben-Hur Apartments - 2267 and 2269 Norwood (5 units)
  17. Bertleigh Building - sec Madison and Forest
  18. Blenheim Flats - 4573 Smith Road (13 units) - demolished in 1970 urban renewal
  19. Board of Education Administration Building - n.s. Williams bet. Regent and Spencer
  20. Brill Apartments - 5200 Montgomery (4 units)
  21. Carlisle Building n.w.c. Harris and Forest
  22. Cavagna Flats (a.k.a. The Cavagna) - 3928 Cavagna (South Madison)
  23. Center Office Building (a.k.a. Centre Building - 2136 Elm and 4706 Montgomery (11 offices)
  24. City Hall (Municipal Building) - swc Montgomery & Elm
  25. Church of the Nazarene - 4424 Floral Avenue (church)
  26. Clements Building - 2088 Sherman Ave. (2 businesses + 4 apts.)
  27. The Clifford - 2121 Hudson Ave. (2 units)
  28. Cooper Flats - swc Montgomery & Ross
  29. Court Flats - 1809 & 1811 Courtland
  30. Courtland Apartments - 1829-31 Courtland Avenue (20-unit apt. bldg.)
  31. Craig Building - 4314 Montgomery (2 businesses + 2 apts.)
  32. Crestvue Apartments (a.k.a. The Crestvue) - 2501 Highland Ave. (9-units)
  33. Daytona Flats (Dayton or Daytonia?) - 4012-14 Forest Avenue (apt. bldg.; 4 units)
  34. Derby Building - 4549-51 Montgomery (6 businesses)
    (one-time location of Leininger's Family Shoe Store)
  35. Dorothy Apartments - 4601 Carter Avenue and 4730 Section? (4-unit apt. bldg.)
  36. Dorothy Apartments - 4730-32 Section Avenue (4 units)
  37. Eagle Building (a.k.a. Eagle Hall) - north side Washington near Montgomery; 2122-24 Washington Avenue
  38. Eastlawn Apartments - 2111 Lawn Avenue (8 units + 1 business)
  39. The Eldorado 1981-1983 Cleneay
  40. Elm Hotel - 2145 Elm (1 business + ?)
  41. Elmae Apartments - 2076 Elm (16-apts. + 2 offices)
  42. Elmont Building - 4701 Montgomery (10 units)
  43. The Enterprise - 2109 Bennett Avenue
  44. Enterprise Block - 4619 Montgomery (2 businesses?)
  45. Erdman Building - 4633 Montgomery (4 units)
  46. Estelle Building - 4750-52 Montgomery (4 businesses)
  47. Eureka Building - 4637 Montgomery (4 units with business on 1st)
  48. The Everett - 5006-5008 Stewart Park & 2232-2234 Highland Avenue
  49. Fidelity Federal Savings & Loan Association Building - 2087-89? Sherman Avenue
  50. First National Bank Building - nec Montgomery & Washington; 4600 Montgomery (~16 businessess)
  51. First M. E. Church Religious and Physical education Building - 4708 Station Avenue
  52. The Florada - 2337-2339 Park Avenue
  53. The Floral - 3901-3903 Floral, nwc Floral & Hudson (4-unit apt. bldg.)
  54. Florea Flats - 3736-3738 Montgomery
  55. The Frederick - 4806-4808 Wesley
  56. Frontenac Apartments - 2301 Hudson Avenue (6 units)
  57. The Geneva - 1947 Cleneay Avenue (4-unit apt. bldg.)
  58. The Georgian (Apartments) - 17 -unit apt. bldg.
        2500 Ida Avenue (9 units); 4330 Smith Road (8 units) - nec Ida & Smith
  59. Gordon Flats (a.k.a. The Gordon) - east side Station, between Elm and Maple; 4712 Station Avenue (8 units)
  60. Graff Building - 2071 Lawrence Avenue (home of The Norwood Service League from 1920-1973 and 2008-present; named in 2008 to honor a civic-minded Norwood couple, who remodeled and restored the building)
  61. Graham Apartments - 2205-2227 Park Avenue
  62. Grover Flats - n.w.c. Carter and Cleveland Avenues
  63. Harris Building - 12-unit apt. bldg.
        4900 Harris (Ash?) (apts. 1-4); 2326 Norwood Avenue (apts. 5-12) according to directories; however, maps show the building at the northeast corner of Norwood and Ash Avenues with an entrance at 4900 Ash Ave. and another at 2332 Norwood Avenue
  64. The Helene (Helen?) - 4612 Montgomery Avenue (8 units)
  65. Henrietta Apartments - 2134-40 Ross Avenue (8 units)
  66. Hess Building - 5002 Montgomery
  67. The Ivanhoe - 3959-61 Montgomery (4 units)
  68. The Jodena - 5144 Hunter
  69. Joyce Apartments (a.k.a. The Joyce) - 11 unit apartment building
        4005-07 Huston Avenue (8 units); 1772 Williams Avenue (3 units) - nwc Huston & Williams
  70. Junior Order of United American Mechanics' Hall - south side of Weyer, between Montgomery and Allison
  71. Kathe Apartments - 1740 Sherman Avenue (5 apts. + 1 business ?)
  72. The Kenilworth - 2416-2418 Kenilworth
  73. Kingdom Hall - 5002 Montgomery (12 units)
  74. Laverne Apartments - 1922 Hopkins Ave. (nec Franklin and Hopkins) (19 units)
  75. Leamington Apartments - 2761-65 Harris Ave. (12-units)
  76. Lexington Apartments (a.k.a Lexington Building) - 12-unit apt. bldg. at Montgomery and Lexington - 1903-07 Lexington Av. (8 units) and 3736-38 Montgomery Rd. (4 units)
  77. Lincoln Historical Society Building - 2051 Weyer Avenue
  78. The Linden - 5010 & 5012 Linden
  79. Locke Building - 4031 Montgomery Road
  80. Mackzum (Mackrum?) Building - 4915-17 Montgomery (2 businesses)
  81. Major Block - sec Montgomery and Washington
  82. Manthey Building - 4404-4406 Montgomery Road
  83. Maple Apartments - 2120 Maple Ave. (8 units)
  84. Maple Building - 4715 Montgomery (3 businesses + 6 apts.)
  85. Marguerite Flats - swc Montgomery & Foraker Terrace; 4921 Montgomery (11 units)
  86. Marian Apartments - 2308 Monroe Av. (4 units)
  87. Marion Flats - 2279 Norwood Ave. (8 units)
  88. Marion Street Public School a.k.a. North Norwood Public School - entire block with Wesley Avenue on west, Highland Avenue on north, Marion Avenue on east and Harper Avenue on south; main entrance appears to be at 5017 Marion Avenue and, according to Sanborn map, built in 1915
  89. Marlboro Flats - 4626 (4526?) Smith Road (4 units)
  90. Masonic Temple - north side of Hopkins, between Montgomery and Allison
  91. Maxine Apartments - 2681-2689 Arbor Place
  92. May Apartments - 4807 Ash (19-unit apt. bldg.)
  93. Melrose Apartments (a.k.a. The Melrose) - 2557-59 Melrose Ave. (6 units)
  94. Melvirlee Apartments - 2404 Madison Av. (4 units)
  95. Merifield Apartments - 4106 Montgomery (6 units) (same address as The Nibale)
  96. Miller Flats - 2120 Bennett Avenue (8-unit apt. bldg)
  97. Millway Terrace - 13 units total
        2032 Mills (5 units); 2036 Mills (8 units)
  98. Mitchel Block - 4943-45 Montgomery
  99. Montauk Flats - ns Slane near Elsmere
  100. The Montgomery (a.k.a.Montgomery Flats)- 4638 Montgomery (4 units with business on 1st)
  101. The Montrose Apts. - 4200 Beech Street (nec Beech & Melrose) (8)
  102. Moose Temple - 2004-2006 Mills Avenue
  103. The Moreau - 2420-2422 Kenilworth
  104. The New Brunswick - nwc Harris & Wesley
  105. The Nibale - 4106 Montgomery (same address as the Merifield Apts.)
  106. The Nordeck - nwc Elm & Section; 2108 (2018?) Elm (2-unit apt. bldg.)
  107. The Norden - 2018 Elm
  108. Norma (Norman?) Building - 4539 Montgomery (4 business units)
  109. North Norwood Public School - see Marion Street Public School - 5071 Marion Avenue
  110. North Wesley - 4817 Wesley Avenue
  111. Norwood Apartments (a.k.a.The Norwood) - 4608? & 4610 Montgomery
  112. Norwood Home Savings Building - 2087-2089 Sherman Avenue
  113. Norwood Municipal Building (a.k.a Norwood City Hall) - swc Montgomery & Elm
  114. Norwood National Bank Building - nec Montgomery & Sherman; 2104 Bennett (12 units)
  115. Norwood Presbyterian Church - 4400 Floral (church)
  116. Norwood Town Hall (replaced by Norwood Municipal Building) - swc Montgomery & Elm
  117. Odd Fellows' Hall - 5129-31 Montgomery
  118. Osnabruck Apartments (a.k.a. The Osnabruck) - 4543-47 Forest (apt. bldg.)
  119. Park Apartments - 2403-05 Park Avenue - sec Park & Forest (8 units)
  120. Park Lane - 2402 Park Avenue
  121. Parker Building - 4602 (4604?)- 4606 Montgomery
    (one time location of Serodino's Rexall Drugstore)
  122. Park Flat No.1 (Park Flats?) - 2211 Smith Road (west side Smith Road, near Lafayette)
  123. Park Flat No.2 (Park View Flats?) - 2215 Smith Road (west side Smith Road, near Lafayette)
  124. The Pelsner (Pelzner?) - 4634 Montgomery ( 4 units)
  125. Plant Building - nec Montgomery & Elm (4700 Montgomery ?)
  126. Plaza Theatre (Theater?) Building - 4630 Montgomery (2 businesses + 4 apts.; apartments may have been used by businesses at one time)
  127. Police & Fire HQ - west side Montgomery, between Elm & Sherman
  128. Quatman Apartments (a.k.a. The Quatman) - 2106 Quatman Avenue (6 units)
  129. Randolph Building - swc Montgomery & Maple
  130. Roberta Flats (a.k.a The Roberta) - 4224-26 Forest Avenue (2?-unit apt. bldg.)
  131. Rosebank Flats (a.k.a The Rosebank) - 4571 Smith Road (12 units)
  132. The Roslyn - 2053-2055 Elm (6-unit apt. bldg.)
  133. Ross apartments - 2153 Ross Avenue (17 units); s.w.c. Ross & Montgomery and s.e.c. Ross & Carthage - demolished in April 1968; current White Castle restaurant moved here
  134. Ruth Apartments - 2000-02 Maple Ave. (9 units)
  135. The Saint Blase - 3801 Montgomery Road (3 units? with 2 businesses on 1st?)
  136. St. Elizabeth Community Hall - n.w.c. Lincoln & Carter
  137. Saint Elsie Flats - 2312 Adams Avenue ? (4 units)
  138. St. Matthew R. C. Church (now, Immaculate Conception Church) - n.e.c. Floral & Robertson Avenue and Smith Road (church)
  139. St. Matthew Hall - Floral Avenue, between Kenilworth and Robertson Avenues (sec Floral and Kenilworth)
  140. St. Matthew Parochial School - s.e.c. Floral & Keniworth Avenues (school)
  141. Schatz Apartments (a.k.a The Schatz) - 5368 Carthage Avenue (3-unit apt. bldg.)
  142. Schmidlapp Flats - 2232-2248 Harris Avenue (18-unit apt. bldg.)
  143. Section Flats - nec Maple & Section
  144. Shanmoor Flats - 2513 Shanmoor Avenue (4 units)
  145. The Sharpsburg - 4635 (4643?) Montgomery (4 apt. units with business on 1st)
  146. Sherman Building - 2092-2094 Sherman Ave. (8 units)
  147. Sherwood Apartments - 5144 Montgomery (12 units)
  148. Shirley Apartments - 12 units total
        5140 Montgomey (6 units); 2301 Sherman (6 units)
  149. Slane Apartments - 2104 Slane Ave. (5 units)
  150. Snyder Flats - 4494 Forest Avenue (3-unit apt. bldg.)
  151. Stacey Building - 2115-2117 Madison Avenue (4 units)
  152. Stagge Building - sec Montgomery & E. Sherman; 2101 Bennet Avenue (10 units)
  153. The Stirling Flats (Sterling Flats?) - 2312 Adams
  154. Sylvia Apartments - 3907-3909 Forest Avenue (4-unit apt. bldg.)
  155. Tilden Building (a.k.a. Tilden Flats) - 1837-39 Tilden Ave. (3 units)
  156. Tolland Apartments (a.k.a The Tolland) - 4210 Floral Avenue (org. 4-unit apt. bldg.)
  157. Utopia Flats (a.k.a The Utopia) - 4640 Montgomery Road (4 units plus business on 1st)
  158. Victory Flats (a.k.a. Victory Building) - 3755 Montgomery
  159. Virginia Flats (a.k.a. Virginia Building)- 3951 Montgomery (north of Mentor Avenue ?)
  160. The Wesley (a.k.a Wesley Apartments) - 4813-4817 Wesley (west side Wesley, between Harris & Norwood)
  161. The Witham - 5014-5016 Linden


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