Forest Hill In the News

July 2017 – Cleveland Magazine – Special 12 page section covering the city of Cleveland Heights. An article on the varied home styles in the suburb features the Glynn Road Rockefeller owned by Jeffrey R Dross and Michele J Ladouceur.

April 2017 – Cleveland Magazine – Article entitled, “There Goes the Neighborhood” detailing the conflict surrounding the Forest Hill Home Owners group featured a full page photo of the Brewster/Mount Vernon Historic District intersection and a photo of the Historic District marker at the intersection of Brewster Road and Lee Boulevard

March 2016 (1st aired March 10th) – WVIZ-TV25 – Forest Hill featured on local program, “Applause”. Trina Prufer, Sharon Gregor and Frank Ricchi were interviewed inside Trina Prufer’s home

December 2015 – Cleveland Magazine – Cover story on Cleveland, Then & Now featured an article about Forest Hill Park with a photo of the original boathouse

November 8, 2015 – The Plain Dealer – “Cool Spaces” article about the home of Trina Prufer and her rehabilitation efforts.

February 2012 – The Week – National publication featured an article about the best homes on the real estate market, one of which was a Rockefeller home.

December 2011 – Cleveland Magazine – Article about “Classic Cleveland” included a half page about the Rockefeller homes with a map and details about the architecture and the neighborhood birth.

December 2009 – Cleveland Magazine – Article about new East Cleveland Mayor, Forest Hill resident Gary Norton with pictures taken on the lawn of a historic home. Owner Jamain Owens joins the mayor in the photographs.

August 2009 – Cleveland Magazine – Article about Cleveland Heights featured a number of interesting housing options, including one of the historic French Norman, Rockefeller homes.

August 2009 – Heights Observer – Article about Sharon Gregor, her new book and her history with the Forest Hill Historic Preservation Society.

June 22, 2009 – Fox-8 News – Neighborhood was featured for an accumulated 20+ minutes in segments that surrounded the morning news. Host Kenny Crumpton interviewed FHHPS Trustees about the upcoming tour, Sharon Gregor regarding her book, Mayor Eric Brewer and Peter Schofield at and in his home.

June 2009 – Old House Journal – Article about old home tours across America and how to benefit from attendance. Photographs from assorted Home & Garden Tours were included.

June 28, 2007 – The Cleveland Plain Dealer – Article about residents Kesha & Jamain Owens and the story of their home rehabilitation project. Article preceded the 8th Forest Hill Home & Garden Tour.

April 12, 2007 – The Sun Press – Picture and caption indicating that the original Forest Hill Realty Sales Office has been nominated for addition to the National Register of Historic Places.

October 25, 2006 – West Life Newspaper – Article indicating that the streetlights that originally stood in Forest Hill and were purchased by the owner of Beechcliff Market Square, would now be offered for sale at auction.

November 23, 2006 – The Sun Press – Article about FHHPS Founder and Past-President, Sharon Gregor and the release of her new book, Forest Hill – The Rockefeller Estate.

Summer 2005 – View From the Overlook -The Journal of the Cleveland Heights Historical Society – Article about the history of Forest Hill.

June 23, 2005 – The Cleveland Plain Dealer – Article about residents Jeffrey R. Dross and Michele J. Ladouceur and the story of their home rehabilitation project. Article preceded the 7th Forest Hill Home & Garden Tour.

June 23, 2005 – The Sun Press – Front page pictorial featuring the gardens of resident Mark Lowe with captions detailing some of the work he accomplished. Article preceded the 7th Forest Hill Home & Garden Tour.

April 2005 – This Old House Magazine – Article and pictures covering four diverse historic Home & Garden Tour, one of which is Forest Hill. Pictures of five different Forest Hill homes and local residents.

February 19, 2005 – The Cleveland Plain Dealer – Article about homes with “Old World Charm” used a photo of one of the Rockefeller homes.

October 22, 2004 – The Cleveland Plain Dealer – Article covering the FHHPS sponsored “Rockefeller Summit”, a morning of lectures on the history of the area.

October 21, 2004 – The Sun Press – Article covering the FHHPS sponsored “Rockefeller Summit”, a morning of lectures on the history of the area.

December 10, 2004 – The Cleveland Plain Dealer – Article about Roy “Dutch” Harley and his efforts to work for the betterment of ForestHillPark.

June 26, 2003 – The Cleveland Plain Dealer – Article about residents Tom Pike and Steve Morchak and the story of their home rehabilitation project. Article preceded the 6th Forest Hill Home & Garden Tour.

June 20, 2002 – The Cleveland Plain Dealer – Article about Forest Hill, featuring the home of resident Nan Decker. Article preceded the Forest Hill Home Owners “Summer Solstice” Tour.

May-June 2001 – Cleveland Magazine – Photo and article about the neighborhood. Article preceded the 5th Forest Hill Home & Garden Tour.

June 15, 2001 – The Cleveland Plain Dealer – Article about four garden tours, including resident Miriam Gilberti pictured in her backyard garden. Article preceded the 5th Forest Hill Home & Garden Tour.

June 21, 2001 (?) – The Sun Press – Article about resident Miriam Gilberti and the story of how she learned to understand plants in Cleveland. Article preceded the 5th Forest Hill Home & Garden Tour.

May 12, 2000 – The Cleveland Plain Dealer – Article about the donation of 15433 Brewster to the Habitat For Humanity and the upcoming auction of the donated home.

June 18, 1999 – The Cleveland Plain Dealer – Article about residents Don Schmitt and Jim Harmon and the story of their garden, plants and travels. Article preceded the 4th Forest Hill Home & Garden Tour.

February 18, 1996 – The Cleveland Plain Dealer – Article featuring Cathryn Kapp and Sharon Gregor and covering the history of the Rockefeller homes.

November 15, 1997- The Cleveland Plain Dealer – Article about nominating the ForestHillPark to the National Register of Historic Places.

July 9, 1995 – The Cleveland Plain Dealer – Article about residents Philip and Kristen Fragassi and the story of their garden and new found interest in plants. Article preceded the 2nd Forest Hill Home & Garden Tour.

June 20, 1993 – The Cleveland Plain Dealer – Article about the Forest Hill historic district and the upcoming garden tour. Pictures of resident Mike Printy’s garden.  Article preceded the 1st Forest Hill Home & Garden Tour.

August 17, 1986 Sunday Magazine – The Cleveland Plain Dealer – Article about the neighborhood, the architecture and the history of the area.

December 13-19, 1985 – Habitat – Article about the Forest Hill neighborhood, Rockefeller history and Andrew J. Thomas, architect of the area.

September 5, 1981 – The Cleveland Press Home – Article about resident Jo Merrill and the Rockefeller homes. There is mention of the pursuit of National Register of Historic Places recognition.

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