NUMBERED STREETS

The move to numbered streets was initiated by the Point Place Commerce Club on March 4, 1925, when it submitted a resolution to the County Commissioners.It said that because of great difficult encountered in locating the streets in Point Place by the Wahsington Township Volunteer Fire department, street names should be changed to numbers.

The commissioners, Ralph Farnsworth, Roy E. Davis and George R. Hoffman, adopted the resolution which went into effect on March 16, 1925 and changed the names of 122 streets.Not changed were a few streets such as Summit, Lakeside and Edgewater.Streets running north and south would be in the 200s and 300s with Summit the 300 street with lowest numbered streets starting in the west and ending with the highest closest to the bay.The streets running eat and west through Point Place on both sides of Summit go from 101st on the south to 149th on the north.

This information was taken from various sources--Toledo Blade, Point Place Journal
collected by the Point Place Heritage Society and Point Place Business Association.
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