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COMPANIES IN NORWOOD, OHIO "P"

  • P. & W. Engineering Co. - [ ] 3751 Montgomery Road (predecessor to P. & W. Tool & Die?)
  • P. & W. Tool & Die Co. - [machine shop] 3752-54 (3749?) Montgomery Road
  • The Palm Brothers Decalomania Company, a.k.a The Decalcomania Co. - [transfer ornaments / decals] incorporated April 7, 1908, nwc Spencer & Lexington Avenues; 3736 Regent Av. Spencer, south corner on Lexington Avenues, between Regent and Spencer Avenues est. 1868, "mfgs. of trade designs & decorations"
  • Palmer Thermometers, Inc. - [manufacturer of laboratory instruments and industrial thermometers] 2501 Norwood Avenue; nwc Linden and Norwood Avenues ; it was successor to James Foster & Co., est. 1856, located at swc Fifth & Race, Cin'ti; changed name to R. P. Palmer Co. in 1895, when Richard Penny Palmer took control, and to Palmer Co. in 1918, when Charles R. Palmer was president, and to Palmer Thermometers in 1926. In 1937 because of growth it moved to the old three-story Freeman Face Powder building at Linden and Norwood Avenues, Norwood.
  • William E. Pangburn - [general building contractor] 4111 Smith Road
  • The Paragon Refining Co. - [gasoline station] n.w.c. Hopkins Av. and Montgomery Road
  • Paramount Television Service Center - [radio & tv sales & service] 5316 Carthage Avenue
  • W. F. Parchman - [painter] 5270 Montgomery Road
  • Parkview Market - [grocery] 2020 Worth Avenue
  • Parkview Supermarket - [grocery store] 3838 Montgomery Road, at corner of Montgomery and Hudson, across from Norwood Plaza
  • C. L. Parrott - [boot & shoe repair] 2087 Sherman Av.
  • Parry Products - [engineers] 4600 Montgomery Road; nec Washington Avenue and Montgomery Road, at First National Bank Building, Room 15
  • Pastor's Men's Wear - [men's clothing] 4640 Montgomery Road
  • Geo. A. Patterson a.k.a. Patterson Auto Service - [gasoline station] s.w.c. Robertson Avenue and Duck Creek Road
  • Payless Shoe Store - [shoe store] 4409 Montgomery Road
  • George M. Peck - [painter] 3840 Forest Avenue
  • Peck's Pony Keg - [poney keg] 2003 Worth Avenue; formerly Lewark's Delicatessen
  • Peerless - [home improvement] "since 1948"
  • Peizer's - [delicatessen] 4306 Smith Road
  • I. Pelsner - [merchant tailor] 4709 Montgomery Road
  • Clarance J. Penn - [public accountant] 3930 Elsmere Av
  • Pennington Bakeries - [bakery factory] Sherman Avenue near Reading Road;; originally the building and land of The Norwood Roller Rink until November 13, 1950, with possesion on December 10. (the building became a roller rink again in the 1980s?)
  • Pennyslvania Railroad - [railway] Norwood Passenger Station beyond Harris Place, at n.e.c. Duck Creek Road and Harris Avenue. The Fraternal Order of Eagles owns & occupies the building now.
  • Perin's Service Station - [gasoline station] nwc Montgomery & Weyer
  • Perkins Paint & Glass - [paint and glass store] 4408 Montgomery Road
    1950 Perkins Paint & Glass advertisement
    Perkins Paint & Glass advertisement, 1950
  • Permanent Pigments, Inc. - [artists' materials mfg.] 2700 Highland Av.
    Started in 1933 by Henry W. Levison as a manufacturer of artists oil paints. He moved to Norwood from Cincinnati because of the 1937 flood. Levison created Liquitex ("Liquid Texture") for artist, the first commercially available water-based acrylic gesso (paint), in 1955. The company was acquired in 1964 by Binney & Smith, Inc. of Pennsylvania (Crayola), which was itself bought out by Hallmark Cards, Inc. in 1984. (Revell-Monogram, plastic model kit maker, was acquired in 1994.) The Liquitex brand was sold to Col-Art (an old international art supply company, which includes the Winsor & Newton brand) in 2000.
  • Charles J. Perry - [automobile repair] 5133 Montgomery Road
  • Perry & Derrick Company a.k.a p&d paints, LLC- [paint mfg.] 2511 Highland Avenue, at Beech (est. May 12, 1913, Dayton, KY.; moved to Norwood in 1959)
  • Frank Perry - [physician] 4715 Montgomery Road at Maple Building
  • The Personal Finance Company of Norwood a.k.a Personal Finance Company - [loans] 2090 Sherman Ave., near Montgomery Road; 4545 Montgomery Road
  • John Peter - [soft drinks] 4553 Montgomery Road
  • John Peter's a.k.a. Peter's Cafeteria - [restaurant] 4553 Montgomery Road

    Peter's Cafeteria ads from 1955 and 1961
  • Peter's Cafeteria - [restaurant] se corner Robertson and Forest Avenues (see Forest Cafeteria)
  • Albin Peterson - [retail furniture dealer/repairer] 1920 Elm Av.
  • Pete's Place - [restaurant] 4614 Montgomery Road
  • Pfau Manufacturing Company - [plumbing manufacturer] Huston, Mentor & Williams Avenues; n.w.c. Mentor and Huston Avenues.
  • Roy Pfau - [delicatessen] 1756 Sherman Avenue
  • Phoenix Insurance Company of Hartford - [insurance] 4617 Montgomery Road
  • Photinos Bros. - [restaurant] 4748 Montgomery Road
  • Nick Photinos - [restaurant] 4712-1/2 Montgomery Road
  • Charles Pierson - [general building contractor] 2244 Cameron Avenue
  • Pike Cafe - [restaurant] 4711 Montgomery Road
  • Pilot Inn - [cafe/restaurant] Edwards and Madison Road
  • Pinales Cleaners and Tailors - [cleaners/tailors] 5254 Section Avenue; 5258 Section Av.
  • Pioneer Bakery - [bakery] 2114 Maple Avenue, W. Finke, Prop.
  • Pittsburgh Oil Company - [manufacturers agent] 4115 Edwards Road
  • Pizza Hut - [restaurant] Surrey Square
  • Paramount Plastics - [plastic product manufacturer] 2046 Ross Avenue
  • Planet Corporation - [?] 2115 Monroe Avenue
  • Plaza Airdome a.k.a. Airdome - [movie theater] 4431 Montgomery Pike, outdoor theater owned by the Plaza Theater Company (previously owned by Norwood Amusement Company)
  • Plaza Theater a.k.a. Plaza Theatre - [movie theater] 4630 Montgomery Road (east side Montgomery Road , north of Sherman Av.), The Norwood Amusement Company, prop.
  • W. B. Plunket - [restaurant] 4723 Montgomery Road
  • Gus. Poggenbeck - [grocery] se corner Harper and Marion; 4924 Marion Av. (est. pre-1900)
  • Pointer Realty - [real estate] 4301 Smith Road
  • Pointer Remodeling Company - [remodeling] 4301 Smith Road
  • Poley's Men's Shop - [men's clothing store] 4721 Montgomery Road (closed Norwood store in 1955?)
  • Judson D. Pomeroy - [plastering contractor] 5435 Roseland Mound
  • William H. Ponder - [grocery] 2687 Madison Road
  • James A. Pool - [cement contractor] 1915 Mills Av.
  • G. W. Poole - [grocery] Carthage, opp. Montgomery Road (est. pre-1900)
  • Hazel B. Poole - [beauty shop] 2435 Williams Av.
  • H. Portmann & Company - [stair builders] 4239 Franklin Avenue (1930), same address, but name was H. Portman & Co.
  • Winona Potts - [beauty shop] 4314 Montgomery Road (Craig Building)
  • William F. Powell - [physician] 4414 Floral Av.
  • William H. Powell - [dentist] 2049 Sherman Avenue; may have moved to this location across from the old Norwood High School around 1937
  • Pre-Engineered Components - [sound systems store] Surrey Square
  • Jessie Prewitt - [restaurant] 4220 Montgomery Road
  • John E. Pringle - [floors] 4103 Ivanhoe Avenue
  • George J. Proctor - [mason] 2404 Madison Av.
  • Professional Pets - [pet store] Surrey Square
  • Proffitt's Super Market - [grocery] 2364 Norwood Avenue
  • Progress Laundry & Dry Cleaners - [dry cleaners] 4900 Montgomery Road (at Norwood Avenue?)
  • Promenade Inn - [restaurant] 3805 Montgomery Road
  • Provencher's Upholstery - [upholsterer] 3966 Montgomery Road
  • Provident Bank - [bank] Surrey Square
    merged with National City Bank on March 4, 2005, which was acquired by PNC Bank on November 6, 2009
  • Ray Prus - [concrete contractor] 4639 Carter
  • Raymond Prus - [concrete contractor] 4649 McNeill
  • Pucini's Pony Keg & Delicatessen - [delicatessen] 3735 Montgomery Road
  • Rudolph L. Puls, Pharmacist - [pharmacy] 4001 Montgomery Road (Montgomery & Williams)
  • Charity Pumphrey - [beauty shop] 4416 Carter Av.
  • Pure Oil Co. - [gasoline station] n.e.c. Montgomery Road and Ashland Av.
  • Puss 'N Boots Coffee Shop - [restaurant] 4539 Montgomery Road


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