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Introduction

Origins

The City

Collegeville (1887, 1895)
College Delta (1898, 1899)
Oakwood (1899)
Cedar Banks (1900)
College Grove (1903)
Fairview (1904, 1905)
College Heights (1904)

Charter of 1907

Avondale (1913)
Bungalow Knolls (1916)
Chesterfield Hills (1916)
Ardson (1919)
Ridgeley Park (1921)
Strathmore (1925)
Glen Cairn (1926)
Bailey (1927)
Touraine (1927)

The Campus

Chronology

1855–1870
1871–1885
1886–1900
1901–1915
1916–1927

 

Interactive Map

Sites on the National and State Historic Registers

Complete list of
Significant Structures

Sources

College Heights (1904)


Map by the author, based on Newman, 1915.

Chace and Emma Newman purchased 10 acres of land immediately west of Oakwood plat and created “College Heights, the city’s original skyline drive.”[Towar, p. 48] Hillside Court was connected to the “fadeaway termination of Oakhill Avenue” (since detached), and Hickory Court (now Hillcrest Avenue) was created.

Jacob Schepers House, 335 Hillcrest Ave. (1905)
Chace Newman House, 368 Oakhill Ave. (1908)
Krentel–Faunce House, 319 Hillcrest Ave. (1909)

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