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Highland Heights

Aerial of what would become NKU, c. 1971
The Campbell site was selected on March 29, 1969
 

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Dale School, 1933

Highland Heights VFD
A key to who's in the
picture is here.

Highland Heights Aerial

 

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Northern Kentucky University
Aerial, 1981
Aerial view from 1986

 

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The Pompilio Home Near the NKU Entrance, 1978

 

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Northern Kentucky State College 

 

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Louis B. Nunn Hall
The first permanent building at NKU
“W. Frank Steely Library revived an honorable mention in the annual design competition of the Cincinnati Chapter of the American Institute of Architects. The library was cited for its interior and its treatment of space and glass.” from the back of the postcard

 

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NKU

 

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Grover's Corner,
Highland Heights
Renshaw and Alexandria Pike
Lakeside Place
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Northern Campbell State
 Vocational Tech School

 

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The Granada,
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Aerial View of Cold
Spring & Highland Heights

 

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The Elms Tourist Lodge
Where Hospitality Rules.
U.S. Route 27, Ft. Thomas, Kentucky
5 Miles south of Cincinnati, Ohio
Phone - Hiland - 1219"
The Hiland Motel
19 Modern Rooms with bath.
Air Conditioned. Restaurants nearby.
Members of AAA and Quality Courts United Inc.
Highland Heights. Ft. Thomas, Kentucky
Phone - Hiland - 1181
 
The Elms, above, used to be on US 27 where I-275 now
goes under the highway.
The Hiland Motel used to be across from
 the main entrance to what is now
Northern Kentucky University

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“In an effort to improve the area's roadways, residents attempted to incorporate in 1927.  The actual incorporation, however, had to be delayed until a baby was born, giving the area the 125 people needed to become a city.” Jim Reis, in the Kentucky Post, May 9, 1993.

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This is Highland Heights in 1937.

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Thomas Trimble's history of Highland Trace / Highland Heights is here(pdf)

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