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COMPANIES IN NORWOOD, OHIO "N"

  • N. & N. B. L. Railroad - [railroad] ran alongside the C. L. & V. R.R. at the southwestern tip of Norwood and beside the United States Shoe Corporation Plant No.1.
  • N. & W. Food Market - [grocery] 3734 Montgomery Road
  • N. & W. Railroad a.k.a. Norfolk & Western Railway Company - [railroad] ran from the southwestern tip of Norwood and along the southern border of Norwood with Cincinnati.
      Freight Station
    • 1945 Lexington Avenue
  • Naberhaus Finer Foods - [grocery] 1800 Sherman Avenue
  • Naegele, Kleb & Inlendorf Funeral Home, Inc. - [funeral home] 3900 Montgomery Road
  • George J. Nairn - [painter] 2259 Jefferson Avenue
  • Naish Long Distance Movers (a.k.a. Charles A. Naish) - [moving and transfer] 2000 Hudson Avenue; Charles Naish
  • National Acme Company - [electrical equipment sales] 4115 Edwards Road
  • National Dry Cleaners - [dry cleaners] Norwood Plaza
  • National Enameling Company - [enameled signs mfgr.] 3740 Montgomery Road (ca. 1910); north east corner of Montgomery Road and Lexington Avenue (3734 Montgomery or 1900 Lexington ?)
  • The National Radio Manufacturing Company - [ ] 2409 Harris Avenue
  • Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company - [insurance] 4200 Montgomery Road (across from Hopkins Ave.?)
  • James Naumis - [barber] 2127 Washington Av.
  • Samuel T. Neighbors - [barber] 4808 Forest Av.
  • Merrill H. Neilson - [general building contractor] 2219 Cameron Avenue
  • Neisner Brothers, Inc. (a.k.a. Neiser's Variety Store) - [department/variety store] 5 to $1.00 variey store (part of a national chain), 4619 Montgomery Road (opened in Norwood on November 10, 1928)
  • Leslie M. Nelson [barber] 4735 Montgomery Road
  • Nemo Amusement Company - [theater company] 3751 Montgomery Road, proprietors of the Little Nemo Theater
  • Michael Nesta - [restaurant] 4905 Montgomery Road
  • Network Video - [video rental] Surrey Square (opened 1986?), Montgomery and Sherman @ Central Parke (relocated there in August 1991)
  • New Era Construction Company - [roofing contractor] 3828 Montgomery Road
  • New Era Sales Company - [furniture store] 3804 Montgomery Road
  • Newman Sign Company - [sign maker] 2135 Elm Avenue
  • Mayme Neurohr - [restaurant] 4421 Montgomery Road
  • "New and Suburban News" - [publishing?]
  • New Empress Chili Parlor - [restaurant] 4913 Montgomery Road
  • New Era Construction Company - [contractor] 3828 Montgomery Road
  • Newman Sign Company - [sign maker] 2121 Washington Avenue (E. V. & Rebecca M. Newman, proprietors)
  • New Way Shoe Repair [shoe repair] 2121 Washington Avenue
  • Nick's Shoe Repairing - [shoe repair] 5335 Carthage Avenue
  • The F. W. Niebling Company - [refrigerating & ice making machinery manufacturer] south side of Highland Avenue, east of Beech
  • Dr. E. J. Nieder - [dentist] Montgomery & Sherman, at the Norwood National Bank Building
  • Russell S. Nieder - [delicatessen] 5256 Section Avenue
  • Niehaus Meat Market - [groceries/meats/fruit] 2004 Worth Avenue
  • John Niehaus - [grocery] (east side) Montgomery Road, opposite Carthage (5th house north of Harris), 4934 Montgomery Road (est. pre-1900)
  • Ralph A. Niehaus - [grocery] 2013 Worth Avenue
  • Katherine Nieman - [confectionery] 1804 Mills Av.
  • Niemann's Millinery - [hats] - 4644 Montgomery Road
  • Nieporte's Toggery (a.k.a. Edw. H. Nieporte) - [men's clothing] 4637 Montgomery Road (ca. 1917); City Hall Square, Norwood, "Suits made by The Schaefer-Weedon Tailoring Company" (ca. 1923); 4543 Montgomery Road (ca. 1930s-1950s)
  • Henry V. Nierman - [florist] 4411 Montgomery Road
  • Carl Nimmo - [general building contractor] 2407 Harper Avenue
  • The Nimmo Fence & Wire Works Co. - [fence mfg.] 3735 Spence Av.
  • Estelle Noakes - [boarding house] 2310 Harris Avenue
  • Francis H. Nocks - [gasoline station] 5300 Section Avenue
  • Tom Nolan Jewelers - [jewelers] 4712 Montgomery Road
  • E. J. Noonan - [oil & gasoline] sw cor. Montgomery & Elm (this is incorrect, since this was location of Norwood Town Hall) (ca. 1896) (est. pre-1900)
  • Norbert Appliance & Furniture Store - [furniture sales] 4405 Montgomery Road
  • Nordloh Tile Company - [tile manufacturer?]
  • Norfork & Western Railway Company - [railroad] see N. & W. Railroad
  • Robert J. Norris - [physician] 5256 Montgomery Road (between O'Brien Place and Moeller Avenue)
  • North Hyde Park Savings and Loan Company - [building and loan association] 2679 Madison Road (at the small "island" between Madison and Edward Roads and N.&W. Ry.)
  • Northland Volkswagen - [automobile sales] 3813 Montgomery Road
  • Norton and Cole Machinery Company - [ ]
  • Norwood - [restaurant] 4750 Montgomery Road
  • Norwood Adjustment Service - [financial advisory service / collection agency?] 4200 Montgomery Road
  • Norwood Amusement Company - [theater company] prorietor of Airdome Theater, s.w.c. Montgomery and Mills, and Plaza Theater e.s. Montgomery Road, north of Sherman Avenue
  • Norwood Animal Hospital - [veterinarian] 2590 Duck Creek rd.
  • Norwood Appliance Store a.k.a. Norwood Furniture and Appliance Store- [appliance sales] store-4409 Montgomery Road, warehouse-2125 Madison Avenue; may be same as below
  • Norwood Appliance and Furniture Store - [appliance and furniture store] 4405-07 Montgomery Road; may be same as above with change of address in 1955
  • Norwood Arcade a.k.a. Thienes & Behringer - [merchant tailors and gents' furnishings] 4102 Montgomery Road
  • Norwood Auto Livery - [taxicab] 2142 Elm Avenue
  • The Norwood Automotive Parts Company -[auto parts/machine shop] 44?? Forest Avenue
  • Norwood Auto Sales - [automobiles] 5042 Montgomery Road
  • Norwood Auto Radiator Service - [automobile radiators] 3922 Montgomery Road
  • The Norwood Auto Sales Company - [automobile sales] 5042 Montgomery Road, 5050 Montgomery Road
  • Norwood Auto Top & Upholstery Shop - [auto upholsterer] 4336 Montgomery Road
  • Norwood Automatic Car Wash - [automobile car wash] 2216 Harris Av.
  • Norwood Baking Co. - [bakery] 4415 Montgomery Road; (Louis Horner, Philip Rohr & Paul Mushaben)
  • Norwood Boot Shop - [shoe store] 4638 Montgomery Road
  • Norwood Boss - [radio/music/household appliances retailer] 4739 Montgomery Road
  • Norwood Boss Sales & Service - [appliances] 4911 Montgomery Road ?; also, see Boss Washer Sales & Services
  • Norwood Brake Service - [automotive repair] 2075 Mills Av.
  • The Norwood Building and Loan Company - [bank] n.e. corner Montgomery & Harris; 4210 Montgomery Road (est. pre-1900)
  • Norwood Business Men's Club - [organization] 2121 Washington Avenue (1930s); 4706 Montgomery Road, Room 101 (1950s)
  • Norwood Cafe - [restaurant] 3765 Montgomery Road ; demolished May 2008 for Xavier University development
  • The Norwood Carriage Company - [wagon maker] s.e.c. Montgomery Road and Madison Avenue (W. L. Scott, Pres.)
  • Norwood Carriage and Spring Wagon Works - [wagon maker] Mills & Allison (J. Ed. Schlichte, manager)
  • Norwood Cleaners - [dry cleaners] 4751 Montgomery Road
  • Norwood Coal Company - [coal supplier] Forest Ave. at the B.&O.S.W.R.R.
  • The Norwood Coal and Coke Company - [heating coal supplier] Montgomery and Delaware Avenues; 4123 Montgomery Road; 2015 Delaware Av. (previously, The Norwood Coal and Feed Company?)
  • The Norwood Coal and Feed Company - [coal and animal feed] Montgomery and Delaware Aves. (later, The Norwood Coal and Coke Company?)
  • Norwood Concrete Block Company - [concrete block manufacturer] west side of Lafayette Avenue (west of railroad tracks), between Washington and Adams Avenues (current location of Surrey Square)
  • Norwood Cone Company [ice cream cone manufacturer] 2112 Bennett Avenue
  • Norwood Contract Cartage Company - [trucker] 4650 Baker Avenue
  • Norwood Copper Works - [manufacturer of copper tanks, etc.] 4627 Carter Street, proprietor, Joseph Buhr (ca. 1902); 2028 Delaware Avenue (ca. 1919)
  • Norwood Dairy - [dairy] 5130 Warren Avenue; August Coldewey, prop.
    A half-pint glass bottle with marking "AUG. COLDEWEY DAIRY / A. C. / NORWOOD VIEW"

    Fred Coldewey operated a dairy at 5310 Carthage Avenue ca. 1909-1912. August Coldewey lived there and was a driver for that dairy. From 1913-1918 August Coldewey operated a dairy at 5130 Warren Avenue (on the east side of the street, between Ross and Lawn Avenues). In the 1913 directory, he listed the business under two names his and Norwood Dairy. After that, just the latter name was used. This indicated that the bottle shown here is 100 years old. (Note: Both Fred's and August's dairies could be considered in the Norwood View neighborhood.)
  • Norwood Dairy Queen - [ice cream] 3915 Montgomery Road (at Krug Circle ?)
  • Norwood Day Care Center - [child nursery] 2073 Lawrence Avenue
  • Norwood Delite - [ice cream shop] 4490 Forest Avenue (formerly Marilyn's Creamy Whip)
  • Norwood Democratic Club - [political organization] 2122 Washington Avenue
  • Norwood Dental Laboratories - [dental lab.] 4706 Montgomery Road, Room 118
  • Norwood Dental Services - [dentist]
  • Norwood Drive-Thru Pony Keg - [grocery] 5463 Montgomery Road
  • Norwood Electric Exchange - [saloon] Montgomery and Hopkins (est. pre-1900)
  • Norwood English Lutheran Church - [church] 3851 Montgomery Road (west side of Montgomery Road, north of intersection with Ivanhoe Av.)
  • "The Norwood Enterprise" - [weekly newspaper] (1895-1989) n.w. cor. Montgomery & Sherman, 4609 Montgomery Road, 4415 Montgomery Road ; first published in 1895, final issue on November 22, 1989; name changed to Norwood Enterprise-Press in 1986 (est. pre-1900)
  • Norwood Estate Loans - [auto and personal loans] Montgomery at Maple
  • Norwood Exchange (aka R. Stratemeyer's Norwood Exchange - [saloon, liquor & cigar sales] Montgomery north of Carthage (est. pre-1900)
  • Norwood Express - [express company] W. A. Reeves & C. B. Lowry, proprietors (est. pre-1900)
    • Norwood Office & Stable: Montgomery Road & Hopkins Avenue
    • Norwood Offices: Slane's Hardware Store, Baumgartner's Grocery and Niehause's Grocery
    • City Office: B. Cavagna's Grocery at E. 5th St.
    • Idlewild Office: Noppenberger's Grocery
  • Norwood Express - [express company] 1835 Mills Av. (Charles J. Miller & George Wetterich, prop.)
  • Norwood Express and Drayage Company - [moving & transfer] 4510 Smith Road
  • Norwood Express Company - [express/trucking] 2005 Crown Avenue
  • Norwood Federal Saving and Loan Association - [building & loan association] 4340 Montgomery Road; 4338 Montgomery Road
  • Norwood Federation of Women's Clubs - [women's club] club house - 4336 Ashland Ave., organized in 1903, federated in general - 1909, federation in State - 1911, met on 2nd Wednesday each month
  • Norwood Finance Co. - [loans] n.e.x. Montgomery Rd. & Elm Av. at 104 Center Bldg.
  • Norwood Floral Depot a.k.a. Henry Schwarz' - [florist] 4340 Smith Av. at Forest Av.
  • Norwood Food Shop - [grocery] 3939 or 3949? Montgomery Road (near Mentor Ave.)
  • Norwood Foundry - [foundry] Forest Avenue and C. L. & N. R. R., East Norwood, The Hoefinghoff & Lane Foundry Co., proprietors, then, The Bollman-Wilson Foundry Co., proprietors
  • Norwood Furniture Co. - [retail furniture dealer] 4915 Montgomery Road
  • Norwood Garage - [auto repair] Montgomery & Madison; 2506 Norwood Avenue
  • The Norwood Gas & Electric Shop Co. - [home appliances store] 4650 Montgomery Road
  • The Norwood Gazette - [newspaper] 4800-02 Montgomery Road
  • Norwood Gift Shop - [gift shop] 4548 Montgomery Road
  • Norwood Hand Laundry (Chinese) - [ laundry] 2140 Elm Avenue
  • Norwood Hardware Co. - [hardware store] 4623 Montgomery Road; H. Kinsey, proprietor
  • Norwood Hardware & Supply Co. - [hardware store] 1714 Cleneay Ave.
  • Norwood Heights Coal Company - [coal supplier] office & yard at Montgomery & Pennsylvania R.R. (1930); named Norwood Heights Coal & Supply Co., 5613 Montgomery Road
  • Norwood Hippodrome - [theater, outdoor] Smith Road, south of Montgomery Road
  • The Norwood Home Savings Association - [building and loan association] 2087-89 Sherman Avenue
  • Norwood Homes Inc. - [real estate] 4600 Montgomery Road; nec Washington Avenue and Montgomery Road, at First National Bank Building, Room 2
  • Norwood Hotel - [hotel with pool] ne corner of Norwood Avenue and Montgomery Road ; 4902-04 Montgomery Avenue
  • The Norwood-Hyde Park Bank and Trust Company - [bank] 4624 Montgomery Road at north side of Montgomery and Bennett , also a location at 2710 Erie Avenue, Cincinnati
  • Norwood Ice Cream Company - [ice cream mfgr.] 2119-2121 Madison Avenue; 2119 Madison Avenue, F. A. Hucke
  • Norwood Ice Rink Company - [skating rink] n.e.c. Mills and Walter Avenues
  • The Norwood Improved Building and Loan Company - [building and loan association] Hopkins Avenue Depot; 4005 Montgomery Road; 4318 Montgomery Road; 4320 Montgomery Road (parking lot); April 21, 1888-incorporated in Ohio; December 28, 1981-change of name & merged out of existence
  • The Norwood Industrial Loan Co. - [loans] 4353 Montgomery Road
  • Norwood Inn a.k.a. Dacy's Norwood Inn - [tavern] n.w.c. Williams and Edwards, John C. and Mary A. Dacey, proprietors
  • Norwood Junior Chamber of Commerce - [business organization] 4630 Montgomery Road
  • The Norwood Land Security Company - [ ] although this company's offices were in Cincinnati, they may have been involved in real estate in Norwood.
  • Norwood Laundromat - [laundromat] 5159 Montgomery Road
  • Norwood Lawn Care - [landscaping service]
  • Norwood Library a.k.a. Norwood Branch of the Cincinnati & Hamilton County Public Library - [library] swc Montgomery & Weyer (branch of Cincinnati & Hamilton County Library)
  • Norwood Lock and Key Shop - [locksmith] 4523 Montgomery Road
  • Norwood's Low Priced Grocery - [grocery] corner of Carter and Lincoln, W. Cook, manager; (est. pre-1900)
  • Norwood Market House - [indoor farmers' market] nec Mills and Walter Avenues, Jos. B. Levingood, marketmaster
  • Norwood Meat and Poultry Co. - [meat market?] 4623 Montgomery Road , Theo. Burkart, owner?
  • Norwood Medical - [occupational and urgent medical care] Surrey Square
  • Norwood Messenger & Police Company - [security] n.w.c Sherman & Montgomery. (manager-P. H. Shortall)
  • Norwood Motor Car Company - [automobile sales? and repair] s.e.c. Montgomery Road and Madison Avenue
  • Norwood Motor Mart, Inc. - [automobile sales] 3930-34 Montgomery Road
  • Norwood Music Center - [music lessons] 4118 Montgomery Road (2nd floor), between Slane and Cameron Avenues, "music lessons (except for piano, instruments are provided)"
  • The Norwood National Bank - [bank] Myers Y. Cooper, President; n.e.c. Montgomery and East Sherman. Click here for a drawing of the bank, ca. 1910.
  • The Norwood Novelty Company - [novelties] incorporated August 2, 1918, 2022 Delaware Avenue
  • Norwood Nursery - [plant nursery] Weyer Ave., 2nd house east of Carter, bedding plants, cut flowers and rose, J. Lampert, manager, Saturday market stand at 6th & Race, Cincinnati (est. pre-1900)
  • Norwood Paint & Glass Store [paint store] 4642 Montgomery Road (ca. 1917) (maybe same as Norwood Paint & Hardware Co.
  • Norwood Paint & Hardware Co. [hardware store] Montgomery, opposite City Hall; 4642 Montgomery Road
  • Norwood Painting and Decorating Company - [painting and decorating] 4555 Montgomery Road
  • The Norwood Park Company - [real estate] office, 101 8th near Eggleston Avenue, Cincinnati, Allison Y. Reid, pres. & treas.
  • Norwood Park Subdivision - [real estate] A. Y. Reid, trustee, res. Park and Floral (est. pre-1900)
  • Norwood (Park?) Subdivision - [real estate] office, 236 Main near 6th (Cincinnati)
  • Norwood Pattern Works - [pattern makers/foundry?] 4212 Smith Road
  • Norwood Pony Keg & delicatessen - [deli] 4216 Montgomery Road
  • Norwood Poultry (a.k.a. Bish & Son's Norwood Poultry - [poultry] 3749 Montgomery Road
  • Norwood Pressed Brick Company (a.k.a. Cincinnati Pressed Brick Company - [pressed brick manufacturer] Duck Creek Road and B. & O. S. W. R. R. (est. pre-1900)
  • Norwood Radiator Service - [radiator repair] 1923 Mills Avenue
  • Norwood Radio Service - [radio/music] 4758 Montgomery Road
  • The Norwood Realty Company - [realtor] 4765 Montgomery Road (at Dexter Lumber Company)
  • Norwood Recreational Billards a.k.a. Norwood Recreation - [billards] 4619 Montgomery Road, 2nd floor, Ben Chick
  • Norwood Refrigerator (Refrigeration) Sales and Services - [refrigerator store (commericial & industrial)] 4018 Montgomery Road
  • Norwood Rentals Co. - [real estate] 4600 Montgomery Road; nec Washington Avenue and Montgomery Road, at First National Bank Building, Room 2
  • Norwood Republican Club - [political organization] 2051 Weyer Avenue
  • Norwood Restaurant - [restaurant] 4750 Montgomery Road at the Estelle Building
  • Norwood Roller Rink, Inc. a.k.a. The Friendly Norwood Rink- [roller skating/amusement] Sherman Avenue, Victory Boulevard at Reading Road; Sherman Avenue near Reading Road ; property sold to Pennington Bakeries for $100,000 on Monday, November 13, 1950, with possesion on December 10. At the time of the sale, the president and general manager of the rink was Edward J. Von Hagen.
  • Norwood Roofing Company - [roofer] 1934-36 Williams Av. (Frank Grabuth, manager)
  • Norwood Sanatorium, Inc. - [sanatorium] 2146 Cameron Avenue
  • The Norwood Sash & Door Manufacturing Company - [building materials] incorporated June, 1911, swc Ross & Section;Ross and Section Avenues, previously named The Standard Mills Company - a division of Sears, Roebuck & Co.; "Manufacturers of General Mill Work, Ready-Cut Houses and Portable Houses; General Office and Factory at s.w.c. Ross and Section Av's.; manufacturers of the Honor-Bilt Modern Homes; 4925 Section Avenue
  • Norwood Savings Bank - [bank] (1914-1952) Montgomery opp. Maple , originally The Commercial Savings Bank of Norwood in 1914, name was changed to Norwood Savings Bank in 1925, merged with The First National Bank of Cincinnati in 1952
  • Norwood Sea Foods - [fish dealer] 2149 Washington Avenue
  • Norwood Second-Hand Furniture Company - [furniture store] 4423 Montgomery Road
  • Norwood Service League - [child nursery] 2071 Lawrence Avenue
  • Norwood Shoe Repair Co. - [shoe repair] 2111 Sherman Avenue, Sam Emden, prop.
  • Norwood Sohio Service - [gas station] 3798 Montgomery Road (near Cleneay Avenue)
  • Norwood Souvenir Company - [ ]
  • Norwood Stamp and Coin - [stamp & coin shop] Surrey Square Mall
  • Norwood Storage Garage - [auto service] 4938 Montgomery Road
  • Norwood Story Tellers League - [women's club]
  • Norwood Studio - [photographer] 2048 Mills Avenue
  • Norwood Telephone Exchange (The City and Suburban Telegraph Co.) - [telephone] Elm, east of Montgomery
  • Norwood Texaco Service Station - [gas station] 3975 Montgomery Road (near Prentiss Avenue)
  • Norwood Theater - [movie theater] 4720 Montgomery Road, operated by The Norwood Theater Company; one of the early theaters in Norwood, incorporated 1913, 4720 Montgomery Road; Montgomery & Maple
  • Norwood Times - [newspaper] 3921 Montgomery Road
  • Norwood Tool & Die Company - [machine shop] 5123 Montgomery Road
  • Norwood Transfer and Storage (same as The Norwood Transfer Company?) - [moving company] 1762 Cleneay Avenue
  • The Norwood Transfer Company (same as Norwood Transfer and Storage?) - [moving company] February 10, 1947-incorporated; March 16, 1959-last cancellation of incorporation by Ohio Tax Dept.?; storage warehouse: Madison Avenue and C.L.&N. Ry., offices & automobile garage: Montgomery Road and Madison Avenue, phone: Ridge 524 and 525
  • Norwood Typewriter and Stationery Shop - [business supplies] 2094 Sherman Av.
  • Norwood Union 76 - [auto service station] 4344 Smith Road
  • Norwood Vehicle Company - [wagon maker] 2122 Monroe Avenue
  • Norwood View Building & Loan Company - [savings & loan association] 5201 Carthage Avenue
  • Norwood Wall Paper Co. - [wallpaper] Sherman & Station (ca. 1916); 4541 Montgomery Road (ca. 1950s)
  • Norwood Watch Clinic - [watch repair] 3760 Montgomery Road
  • Norwood Yellow Cab - [taxi] Sherman Avenue at Montgomery Road
  • Steve Noumoff - [restaurant] 4555 Montgomery Road
  • Nu Tone Chimes - [storage?] 5203 Montgomery Road, rear


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