Maple Heights Ohio History
This week I was on what I call the "Maple Heights Trail" in Maple Heights, Ohio, north of Columbus. The route passes through a largely rural landscape, heavily forested in some places, but most of the way follows an abandoned Baltimore and Ohio Railroad corridor through the wooded park. This week, there was a stop at an old train station on the east side of Maple Hill Road.
The area within 2 miles of Maple Heights covers an area of about 1.5 square miles (2.2 square kilometers). The topography within the region shows only slight differences in altitude, with only minor differences in altitude between the two areas.
To describe how pleasant the weather in Maple Heights has been over the years, two travel values were calculated. During the year, the area within 3.2 square kilometers of Maple Hill experienced significant seasonal variations.
Based on the tourism score, the best time of the year to visit Maple Heights was in the summer months of July, August, September and October, mid-June to mid-September. According to this figure, the most popular time to visit Maple Heights in the first half of the year was between mid-June and mid-September.
Due to the growing degree days alone, the first spring blooms appear in Maple Heights in late March or early April, usually between March 27 and April 30, but rarely before or after spring. In spring, summer time (summer time) is observed from 8 March, which lasts 7-8 months and ends on 1 November in autumn. The growing season in Maple Heights rarely lasts more than a few weeks, beginning October 18 through November 25, and rarely between January 1 and February 1, or between April 5 and March 31. During the clear half of the year at Maple Heights, which starts on May 15 and lasts 5-8 months, until November 9.
The best time to visit Maple Heights is from early July to mid-August, and the worst time to visit is from late August to late September, according to the results.
In the Maple Heights, winter is icy, windy and mostly cloudy, and summer warm and partly cloudy. The sky is cloudy from mid-August to the end of September, with the exception of a few days in late August and early September.
In Cuyahoga County, which includes Cleveland and the surrounding suburbs, about 30 percent of subprime mortgages are delinquent or going to foreclosure, said Jim Rokakis, the county's treasurer. RealtyTrac says the number of foreclosures here, sorted by zip code, places Maple Heights in the top 10 percent for foreclosures in Ohio, behind Akron and Akron-Cleveland, according to the National Association of Realtors.
He warned that property values would need to be revalued, which could further squeeze tax revenues and further heat up Maple Heights.
In the 1940s, the Home Owners Loan Corporation (HOLC) mediated sections of the city of Maple Heights. Presidents Row was removed in the 1950s and 1960s, limiting black families "ability to buy homes elsewhere in Maple Heights. Why did the subprime meltdown affect the Maple Heights community? In 2007, the New York Times wrote of Maple Hillings as an example of the "nation's foreclosure crisis.
The house was put on the market after Mrs S. and her husband, Mr J.S., moved out of their home and into a new one-bedroom flat on Presidents Row.
The house was built in two sections from Maple Heights, lifted by a crane and placed on a foundation. It was bought by Mrs. S. and Mr. J.S. "s son-in-law, who, as the name suggests, bought it for $1.5 million, which is about $2.5 million in today's dollars.
The Olde Muskingum Trail runs parallel to the Tuscarawas River and the Ohio - Erie Canalway, and Dunham Road provided access to the canal when completed in 1827. The Cleveland Metroparks' Lake - to - Lake Trail connects the lake with Lake Erie and Lake Michigan via an asphalt promenade and a paved path. It also includes a natural watershed that runs along East 79th Street in Cleveland, as well as natural streams that drain rainwater from what is now known as Warrensville Heights and Maple Heights.
Maple Heights is located at the intersection of East 79th Street and Dunham Road, south of the Ohio - Erie Canalway and the Tuscarawas River.
After the completion of the Connotton Valley Railroad in 1881, the Cleveland and Pittsburgh lines opened a depot in northwestern Bedford Township. In 1884, Maple Heights became a community within the same boundaries that characterized it to this day. The first settlers in the region, known today as "Maple Heights," were Benjamin Fitch, who came from Connecticut in 1776, a few years before Ohio became a state.
After World War II, Maple Heights experienced a housing boom, which meant that by the early 1960s, almost all available land was available for middle-class single-family homes. By the mid-1960s, the city of 27,000 was ranked the nation's No. In the late 1970 "s and early 1980" s, a wave of foreclosures, abandonment, and predatory mortgage lending began to sweep Cleveland and the rest of the Cleveland metropolitan area. My former colleague David Rothstein testified before the Cleveland City Council: "Greater Cleveland has been devastated by foreclosure and abandonment, as well as by predatory mortgages and loans.