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    • Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, c. 1930

    • Churches; Middletown (Ohio)
    • This church building was erected in 1877 by the Church of Ascension. After that congregation moved, the Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church rented the building from J. Thomas Sebald for $35.00 per month. The rental fee included the use of a piano,...
    • Armory Building, c. 1903

    • Armories; Young Men's Christian Associations; community centers; Middletown (Ohio)
    • This building at the northeast corner of Second (Manchester) and Broad had seen many uses before being torn down to make way for the Middletown Civic Association Building. Joseph Sutphin built the original portion as his family's home. Pioneer...
    • Old Methodist Episcopal Church, 1881

    • Churches; Middletown (Ohio)
    • The First United Methodist Church of Middletown traces itself to the activities of The Rev. James Grimes. In 1829, the Methodists they erected their first building at the corner of Main Street and today's Manchester Avenue. This photograph is of...
    • Original United Brethren Church Building, c. 1922

    • Art; Churches; Middletown (Ohio)
    • The first church building located on the lot where Faith United Methodist was located was a small building that was known as "The Little Tin Church." The first service held by the United Brethren Church in Middletown was held in a storeroom on...
    • Middletown Civic Association, c. 1940

    • community centers; Public service organizations; Middletown (Ohio)
    • This building is best remembered as the first home of the Middletown Civic Association. It was located on the northeast corner of Manchester Avenue and Broad Street. The section of the building shown here was constructed by the Joseph Sutphin...
    • Lemon-Monroe High School, c. 1958

    • Schools; Monroe (Ohio)
    • In 1881 Monroe had a school on the site of the high school at Butler and Elm Streets. It was torn down and a new building was built in 1912. Additions were made in 1924, 1936, 1939, 1949, 1952, and in 1953 the third floor was added. Further...
    • Old City Building, Broad Street, 1882

    • City Halls; Fire stations; Middletown (Ohio); Municipal buildings; Public buildings
    • In 1880 Middletown erected its first City Building, located on North Broad Street with a 50-foot frontage, at a cost of less than $10,000. The old building which they had used as a "calaboose" (jail) was sold for $20. This new building contained...
    • Middletown Journal, Canal Street, c. 1885

    • Newspaper industry; Business enterprises; Middletown (Ohio)
    • The Middletown Journal has occupied five different buildings. The first issue, which appeared January 12, 1857, was printed in the Odd Fellows building on Main Street. Here the business remained until the late 1870s, when an imposing two-story...
    • Armco Office Building, 1977

    • Middletown (Ohio); Armco; Office buildings; Steel industry;
    • The original Armco plant was built at this location on Curtis Street. Seen is the office complex that developed along with the plant. This building continued as the main office of the company until the General Office Building was constructed. It...
    • Harlan Block, 2 items, c. 1985

    • Middletown (Ohio); Apartments; Business districts; Business enterprises;
    • The exact date of the construction of the Harlan Building is not known. Judge Walter S. Harlan, who built this structure, came to Middletown in 1893. A 1895 plat book shows the building. Many businesses operated in the lower level, while the upper...
    • Old YMCA Brotherhood, c. 1895

    • Youth organizations; Young Men's Christian associations; Middletown (Ohio)
    • This property became the Middletown YMCA in January 1892. It was a house that Capt. Robert Wilson donated to the YMCA, then called the Brotherhood, on December 14, 1891. In 1897 the YMCA ceased operation and closed the building, which it sold...
    • Canal Street Property, June 5, 1931

    • business enterprises; demolition; Middletown (Ohio)
    • This building, located between North Verity Parkway and North Canal Street, is being torn down. The building in front at 1131-1137 Central Avenue, according to the 1930-31 City Directory, contained Louis A. Shapero clothing store, barber Edward...
    • The First School-house, c. 1815

    • Schools; Middletown (Ohio)
    • Often called "Old Brick," Middletown's first building built as a schoolhouse was built in 1815. It was a one story, 20 by 30 foot, brick building. At one end was a huge fireplace that was later replaced by a stove. Joseph Galbaith was one of the...
    • Middletown Building and Loan Construction, November 1929

    • Construction; saving and investment; Business enterprises; Middletown (Ohio)
    • The Middletown Building and Deposit Association (Middletown Federal Savings and Loan) Building is under construction sometime in November 1929. It appears as if the cornerstone is going to be put in to place. Workmen on the building ceased their...
    • Armco Office, c. 1920

    • Armco; steel industry; industry; office buildings; Middletown (Ohio)
    • This building was the first true office building of the American Rolling Mill Company. It was built as the original plant was being built and was the main office of the company until the General Office building was built across Curtis Street from...
    • Old City Building Fire, January 8, 1984

    • city halls; schools; fires; Middletown (Ohio)
    • Empty at the time, fire struck Middletown's old city building on January 8, 1984. The building opened in 1909 as Middletown High School. After Roosevelt Junior High School opened in 1930, the building became Middletown's City Building and continued...

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