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COMPANIES IN NORWOOD, OHIO "F"

  • FabriCare Dry Cleaning - [dry cleaning] 4543 Montgomery Road
  • Edwin C. Faessler - [physician] 5297 Montgomery Road, apt. 9
  • Grace Fahrenbruck - [piano teacher] 4814 Wesley Avenue
  • Walter D. Fahrenbruck - [insurance agent] 5140 Montgomery Road, Apt. 1
  • Fairmont Aluminum Company - [ ] 4200 Montgomery Road (across from Hopkins Ave.?)
  • Family Dentistry - [dentist] 4544 Montgomery Road @ Surrey Square, Dr. Wayne Farber, D.D.S. and Dr. Cynthia Farber, D.D.S.
  • Family Tree - [clothing store?] Surrey Square Mall
  • Fred. Fangman - [grocery and daily market] ne corner Sherman and Franklin (est. pre-1900)
  • Fred. Fangman - [saloon] ne corner Sherman and Franklin (est. pre-1900)
  • Farm Bureau Insurance Service - [insurance company] 5024 Montgomery Road
  • Richard R. Farwick - [grocery] 2044 Lawrence Avenue
  • Fashion Express - [clothing store] Surrey Square
  • Charles H. Fasse [architect] 4014 Cavagna Avenue (street name was changed to South Madison Avenue a few years later)
  • Rudy Fassl Bowling Supplies - [bowling supplies] 3740 Montgomery Road
  • Feck Oil Corporation - [fuel and oil] 4646 Baker Avenue
  • Federal Color Laboratories - [manufacturer of dry and dispersed organic colors] originally at rear of Heekin Can Company (their first customer), the product was used for printing inks, paints, lacquers, rubber, plastics, floor coverings, cosmetics and artist materials ; 4633 Forest Avenue
  • Feldhaus Home Improvement Company - [general building contractor] 2826 Norwood Av.
  • Feldhaus Roofing and Siding - [roofer]
  • The Henry Feldman Company - [grain, feed, coal and builder's supplies] 4607 Smith Road near nw corner of Washington Avenue and Smith Road, a.k.a. Feldman's Feed Company, business consisted of Feldman Grain Elevator, Hay & Feed Warehouse and Coal Yard, the business was renamed the Silverton Supply Company in early 1950s; Smith Road and C.L.&N.R.R.
    1940 Henry Feldman Company advertisement
    Henry Feldman Co. advertisement, 1940
  • Feldman's Subdivision - [real estate] H. Feldman, Norwood Heights (est. pre-1900)
  • Gussie Fels - [delicatessen] 2003 Worth av.
  • Fenton Dry Cleaning & Dyeing Company a.k.a. Fenton Cleaners - [drycleaner] 4216 Montgomery Road (phone: Ridge 100) & n.e.c. Montgomery Raod and Cleneay Avenue (phone: Ridge 20); later, 4542 Montgomery Road
  • (Leon E.) Fenwick's Market - [groceries/meats/fruit] 5504 Carthage Avenue
  • Fred Felix Company - [office products] 4600 Smith Road @ Grande Central Station
  • William Ferris - [cistern cleaner] Woodlawn Ave. near Maple, Norwood, a.k.a. The Champion Cistern Cleaner (est. pre-1900)
  • Fidelity Federal Savings Bank - [savings & loan] 2087 Sherman Avenue ; 4555 Montgomery Road and 631 Walnut St., Cincinnati; Montgomery & Sherman
    Also may be known by the following names: Fidelity Federal Mutual Holding Company; Fidelity Federal Savings and Loan Association and Norwood Home Savings Association
  • Fifth Third Bank - [bank] Montgomery & Bennett, 4555 Montgomery Road
  • Edward H. Fille - [painter] 3822 Elsmere Avenue
  • Merle Fine Moving & Storage (United Van Lines, Inc.) - [movers] 4846? or 3846? Montgomery Road
  • John Finkle Meats - [meat shop] 2135 Elm Avenue
  • Harold J. Finkler - [restaurant] 2348 Harris Ave.
  • The Finn Equipment Company - [construction machinery (hydraulic equipment?)] located at the current Rookwood Commons area , 2525 Duck Creek Road
  • Firestone Store - [auto tire & maintenance] 4556-58-60 Montgomery Road
  • First Building and Loan Company - [savings & loan association] 2123 Washington Avenue
  • The First National Bank of Norwood, Ohio - [bank] n.e.c. Washington Ave. and Montgomery Road, organized in 1902 with 1st president O. H. L. Wernicke; became branch of The First National Bank of Cincinnati in 1952
    photo of 1st National Bank of Norwood
    First National Bank of Norwood
  • The First National Bank of Cincinnati (Norwood Office) - [bank] 4600 Montgomery Road, nec Washington Avenue and Montgomery Road, at First National Bank Building (this branch was originally the independent First National Bank of Norwood)
    photo of 1st National Bank of Cincinnati, 
                    Norwood Branch photo of 1st National Bank of Cincinnati, 
                    Norwood Branch
    First National Bank of Cincinnati, Norwood Branch
  • First National Bank of Cincinnati (Norwood Savings Office) - [savings & loan?] 4730 Montgomery Road
  • First Savings & Loan Association - [bank] 4539-41 Montgomery Road , 4600 Montgomery Road @ Central Parke , established in Norwood, 1904
  • Carl H. Fischer, Jr. - [grocery] 2701 Robertson Avenue
  • Eugene I. Fischer - [auto repair] 3759 Montgomery Road
  • Frank A. Fischer - [carpenter] 5232 Rolston Av.
  • Fisher Body Company (General Motors) - [automotive plant] office at 4726 Smith Road
  • Fisher's Sohio - [gasoline station] 2001 Worth Avenue
  • Fishter's Food Market - [grocery] 3968 Montgomery Road at Prentiss
    1950 Fishter's Food Market advertisement
    Fishter's Food Market advertisement, 1950
  • Fite Grocery Company - [grocery] 3738 Montgomery Road (also, daily market; earlier it was H. C. Florea's store ); 2360 Norwood Avenue' n.w.c. Robertson and Forest Avenues
  • Fite's Super Market - [grocery] 2360 Norwood Avenue (probably was formerly one of the Fite Grocery stores)
  • Dr. T. V. Fitzpatrick - [physician] Res.: Hopkins Ave., third house east of Ivanhoe, office: Cin'ti (est. pre-1900)
  • Five Points Pony Keg aka Five Point Food Shop - [ponykeg, carry-out, delicatessen] 4400 Forest Avenue at intersection of Forest and Leslie Avenues, near Smith Road
    1950 Five Points Pony Keg advertisement
    Five Points Pony Keg advertisement, 1950
  • Fix-It Paint And Body Shop - [auto body repair shop] 2029 Hopkins Avenue
  • Richard G. Flamm - [insurance agent] 4523 Montgomery Road
  • R. L. Flett Company - [chemists] 4611 Judge
  • Belton J. Flick - [real estate] 4715 Montgomery Road at Maple Building
  • Flinn's Tire & Battery Service - [auto service/gasoline station] 4226-28 Montgomery Road (near Ashland Ave.)
  • Flood's Eat 'N Park - [restaurant] Duck Creek at Smith; formerly Neff Jenkins
    1960 Flood's EatNPark advertisement
    Flood's Eat 'N Park advertisement, 1960
  • Floral Bakery - [bakery] 3738 Floral Avenue, operated by Fred Shokler, specialties: wedding & birthday cakes, also, bread, cake & pastries, a.k.a. Floral Avenue Bakery and Floral Bake Shop
  • H. C. Florea & Sons - [grocery] 3738 Montgomery Road (later, was a Fite Grocery)
  • Floto's Department Store (a.k.a. Floto's and Floto's Bazar) - [department store] 4613-4617 Montgomery Road . Main & Lawrence Avenues, in 1930 it claimed that it was the "oldest retail establishment in Norwood," having started in 1900 ; 4529 Montgomery Road, dry goods, furnishings, floor coverings, etc.; original name was Floto's Bazaar ; 4529 Montgomery Road
  • Flow Equipment Company - [machinery sales] 4115 Edwards Road
  • Robert B. Fogle - [hardware store] 5504 Carthage Av.
  • Foley Construction Company - [general building contractor] 5050 Orchard
  • Foltz Radio Shop a.k.a. Foltz Radio & Electric Shop - [radio & TV sales & repairs] 5128 Montgomery Road; 5130 Montgomery Road
  • Bernice Ford - [delicatessen] 5258 Hunter Avenue
  • Richard Ford - [paint] 3634 Montgomery Road
  • Forest Cafeteria - [restaurant] sec Forest and Robertson Avenues
    1950 Forest Cafeteria advertisement
    Forest Cafeteria advertisement, 1950
  • Forest Fruit Store - [fruit grocery] 4513 Forest Avenue
  • Four Leaf Clover Grill - [(cafe?)/restaurant] 2125 Washington Avenue
  • Fourth Ward Democratice Club - [political organization] 5159 Montgomery Road
  • Wm. H. Fox Co. - [hardware store] 4712Montgomery Road
  • Foy-Johnston - [paint & wallpaper store] 4527 Montgomery Road
  • The Foy Paint Company - [paint, varnish and laquer manufacturer] 1776 Mentor Avenue at the southwest corner of Mentor and Huston Avenues, between railroad tracks; also, see Cincinnati Varnish Co. and R. F. Johnston Paint Co. , 1776 Mentor Avenue
    (Since both Foy Paint and R. F. Johnston Paint names were used at the same time (1954), they may have been separate business and then later joined to form the Foy-Johnston Company (see above listing).
      Incorporation Details:
    • The Foy Paint & Glass Company - January 12, 1903
    • The Foy Paint Company - January 23, 1915 (name change; dropped "Glass")
    • R. F. Johnston, Inc. - April 11, 1932 (later merged with Foy Paint)
    • Foy-Johnston, Inc. - February 17, 1961 (name changed; merger of Foy Paint and R. F. Johnston?; also, in conjunction with this name change, The Martin Rosenberg Wall Paper Company's name was changed to Foy-Johnston Paint & Wallpaper, Inc.)
    • Foy-Johnston sells retail business to Perry & Derrick (Post article January 22, 1987, 7c:2)
    • The Cincinnati Varnish Company - March 9, 1987 (name change)
    • The R. F. Johnston Paint Company - December 29, 1989 (since the officers were the same as Foy-Johnston, it can be assumed that R. F. Johnston had existed in name only after the 1961 reorganization/name change of The Foy Paint Company.)
    • Cintech Industrial Coatings, Inc. - May 14, 1990 (name change and possible move from 1776 Mentor Avenue, Norwood, to 2217 Langdon Farm Road, Cincinnati)
      Bought & Sold:
    • Cintech is acquired by Patriot Paints. The Cincinnati and Casper, Indiana, plants were then closed and all equipment sold to highest bidders. - April 29, 2010 (Enquirer article date Section D, page 2, column 1); May 27, 2010 (press release)
    • Patriot Paints, originally a family-run business located in Portland, Indiana, was founded in 1980 as a manufacturer of industrial anti-corrosive coatings. It was acquired by Quest Specialty Chemicals, Inc., in October 2011. Quest produces aftermarket automotive paint supplies. Its manufacturing plants are located in Wisconsin and Michigan. Quest was launched in 2003 by Huron Capital. (Patriot Paints website) (Quest Specialty Chemicals website)
    • On March 21, 2011, Quest Specialty Chemicals, Inc. was sold by Huron Caiptal to Audax Group and Moelis Capital Partners. These two investment firms were located in Boston, Massachusetts, and New York, respectively. (Quest news release, March 28, 2011) (Sale of Huron owned Quest)
  • Mary Frances - [practical nurse] 4503 Ashland Avenue
  • Bart Francisco - [restaurant] 4754 Montgomery Road
  • Frank & Lou's Shell Service Station - [gasoline station] 5219-25 Montgomery Road
  • Frank's Quality Food Store - [groceries/meats/fruit] Beech and Duck Creek
  • David W. Frank [men's furnishings - retail] 4568 Montgomery Road
  • Newton A. Franks - [painter] 4117 Smith Road
  • Gerritt J. Fredriks, Jr. - [attorney] 1958 Cleneay Avenue
  • Freedman & Adams - [junk dealers] 2210 Monroe Aveue (also, see Frank Adams & Company
  • The Freeman Perfume Company a.k.a. Freeman Face Powder - [perfume and face powder manufacturer] incorporated September 16, 1912; southeast corner Norwood and Linden Avenues at 2501-2503 Norwood Avenue; building was built in 1910 according to 1917 Sanborn map
  • Joseph N. Freiden - [physician] 5364 Carthage Avenue
  • Frerick's Laundromat - [laundry] Section & Elm Avenues, also see Lil' Grif's Pizzeria
  • Frese-Elstun Co. - [hardware store] Montgomery Road at Cleneay av.
  • H. R. Frick - [oyster dealer] west side of Montgomery Road, 3rd house south of Hopkins (est. pre-1900)
  • F. A. Friedel - [saloon] s.e. cor. Montgomery & Monroe (est. pre-1900)
  • Friedman Furniture Company - [furniture store] 4351 and 4733 Montgomery Road
  • Morris Friedman - [second-hand furniture dealer] 4423 Montgomery Road
  • David Frisch - [shoe maker] 4758 Montgomery Road
  • David Frisch - [restaurant] 4733 Montgomery Road
  • Reuben Frisch - [men's furnishings - retail] 4734 Montgomery Road
  • Samuel Frisch - [restaurant] 4644 Montgomery Road ; later, 4760 Montgomery Road
  • Frisch's Big Boy - [restaurant]
    • Office & Big Boy restaurant - 2591 Duckcreek Road (at Duckcreek & Smith, near Williams Ave.), later (ca. 1953-54) moved restaurant to new Duckcreek location at ...
    • No. 2 - 2505 (2205?) Duck Creek Road
      (near Catherine, Hires, Hudson and Avilla Avenues)
    • No. 3 - 4145 Montgomery Road (near Hopkins Ave.); a.k.a. Frisch's Norwood Inn
  • Frisch Lunch Incorporated - [restaurant] 4736 Montgomery Road, incorporated in 1928
  • Fritsch & Hugle - [real estate] sw cor. Fourth & Main, Cincinnati (est. pre-1900)
  • Ida N. Fry - [dressmaker] 1736 Lincoln Avenue
  • Frye Brothers Hardware Company, Inc. - [hardware store] 3818 Montgomery Road
  • Frye & Kaplan - [hardware store] 4919 Montgomery Road
  • Fuller Brush Company - [brush manufacturer/sales?] 2089 Sherman Av., Room 61?
  • J. E. Fults - [carpenter/builder] Turrill Avenue near Mound (est. pre-1900)
  • Fun Factory - [indoor entertainment center] 1631 Sherman Avenue, roller skating, minature golf, batting cages
  • William G. Funke - [dairy] 3755 Edwards Road , later renamed Hyde Park Dairy?
  • Ralph O. Funkhouser - [chiropractor] 1st National Bank Building; 4600 Montgomery Road
  • Furniture Connection - [furniture store] 4101 Montgomery Road
  • Fusite Division / Emerson Electric Company - [electrical terminals] 6000 Fernview Avenue
  • Futurama Furniture Store - [furniture store] 4101 Montgomery Road, opened on July 12, 1955 at this building, which was formerly occupied by the Coleman & Bell Chemical Company


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