Archive for July, 2007

El Calvario Penticostal Church

elcalvariopentecostal2536w143.jpg2536 West 14th St.  This church was built in 1908 and was the former Emmanuel Evangelical United Brethren Church made up of a German congregation.  Because of a declining German population in the area, the church was sold in 1968 to the Cleveland Baptist Temple.  This congregation remained there until 1994 when Calvary Pentecostal Church (known by its members as El Calavario) purchased the property. 

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Tom Woznicki, Tremont Neighborhood, Spring 2006

My name is Thomas J. Woznicki.  I am 85 years of age, born December 10, 1919.

I was born in the Tremont area and resided there for 30 years, then moved to the Brooklyn area after my marriage.  Our family resided on West 7th Street (2443) during our childhood and then moved to West 14th Street in 1936.  While living on West 7th, we did go to the Lincoln Bath House and recreation center at times.  The neighbors that we knew and associated with were Guzik, Harchar, Brookes, Proszek, Lestechin, Lapinski and Barr families. Read more …

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