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Name: Charles S Pennington

Birth/Established: 1863   Death/Dissolved: January 9, 1961

 


Biography:  
  Charles S. Pennington was born in Rochester, New York, moving to Cleveland with his parents in 1873. He was educated in the public schools of Rochester and Cleveland. He worked for his father, contractor Alexander Pennington for fifteen years. In 1892 he went into business with Morris M. Gleichmann, who had recently returned to Cleveland from Seattle. That partnership lasted one year, after which he went into business for himself. His office was at Detroit and St. Charles in Lakewood, the oldest house in that community. He designed many houses, apartments, churches, and commercial buildings. He was an early zoning board member in Lakewood. He was one of the founders of Lakewood Presbyterian Church and was a member of the West Side Chamber of Industry. He lived at 16806 Delaware in Lakewood. He retired in 1934. His final years were spent at the Mount Royal Nursing Home in North Royalton. He lived to the age of ninety-seven. He was buried in Lakewood Park Cemetery. 

 

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Building Name Date Address Status
1898
1915 East 84th Street
Cleveland
Demolished
1899
7219 Carnegie Avenue
Cleveland
Demolished
1903
1425-33 West 84th Street
Cleveland
Standing
1907

Cleveland
Demolished
1907

Cleveland
Demolished
1907

Cleveland
Demolished
1907

Cleveland
Demolished
1909
6904 Franklin Boulevard
Cleveland
Standing
1911
6215-7 Franklin Boulevard
Cleveland
Standing
1911
873 Orange Avenue
Cleveland
Demolished
1912
9825-9 Lorain Avenue
Cleveland
Standing
1913-4
6501-21 Detroit Avenue
Cleveland
Standing
1914
5716 Broadway
Cleveland
Standing
1915
7009 Franklin Boulevard
Cleveland
Standing
1915
7409 Franklin Boulevard
Cleveland
Standing
1916
12000-2 Detroit Avenue
Lakewood
Standing
1917
8401-7 Detroit Avenue
Cleveland
Standing

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Cleveland Plain Dealer "Lakewood's Pennington Dead at 97" January 10, 1961

Orth, Samuel; History of Cleveland, p. 865-6


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