Boardman in Mahoning County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Forest Glen Estates Historic District
Youngstown's earliest automobile suburb, Forest Glen Estates was developed in the 1920s during a period of change in urban transportation patterns and rapid expansion in the regional steel economy. A composite of design work by leading northeastern Ohio landscape and residential architects, the park-like suburb integrates period revival architecture into the natural landscape and blends gracefully with adjacent Mill Creek Park. Gently curving streets with low curbs and landscaped islands were a novel departure from traditional grid patterns. Attached garages and walkways that connect to driveways rather than the street reflect the influence of the personal automobile in the suburban landscape during this era. In 1998, the Forest Glen Estates Historic District was listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Erected 2000 by The Forest Glen Estates Homeowners Association and The Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 4-50.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection marker series.
Location. 41° 3.178′ N, 80° 39.779′ W. Marker is in Boardman, Ohio, in Mahoning County. Marker is at the intersection of Market Street (Ohio Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4500 Market Street, Youngstown OH 44512, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Road of Remembrance (here, next to this marker); Freedom Over Slavery (within shouting distance of this marker); Newport Village Historic District (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); St. James Episcopal Church (approx. 2.2 miles away); Pioneer Pavilion / Mill Creek Furnace (approx. 2.3 miles away); Oscar D. Boggess Homestead / Boggess Quarry (approx. 3 miles away); The History of Poland (approx. 3.2 miles away); Peterson Park and Clock Tower (approx. 3.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Boardman.
Also see . . .
1. Forest Glen Estates Historic District National Register Nomination. (Submitted on June 27, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. National Register Historic Districts in Mahoning County OH. (Submitted on June 27, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Categories. • Notable Places •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 27, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 755 times since then and 54 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on June 27, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.