United States of America, Ohio, Cuyahoga County, Cleveland
Longwood (Cleveland, Ohio)
Persons and firms associated with the property include: John L. Severance (former owner, 1904-1936); Severance Milliken (former owner, 1936-1960); the Austin Company (owner, 1955-); J. Milton Dyer (architect, 1904-1906); Charles Schweinfurth (architect, 1915); Charles Schneider (architect, 1920s); M. H. Horvath (landscape architect); Mattie Edwards Hewitt (photographer, c.1927); Edith Baretto Parsons (sculptor, 1920s); Janet Scudder (sculptor, 1920s); and S. Foote (photographer, 1987).
Materials relating to the former estate of John L. Severance. The residence stood in 151 acres of wooded land. The mansion was built in 1910. When Mr. Severance died his nephew inherited the estate. The nephew, Severance Milliken, lived there until 1960. The property is now a large shopping mall called Severance Center.
There are five uncataloged slides that are images from journals dating from 1928-1931.
Further sources of information include: 1. Your Garden. June, 1928, page 551. 2. Your Garden. June, 1931. 3. The Proud Heritage of Cleveland Heights, OH. page 1. 4. In Our Bay. page 85. 5. Your Garden. September, 1928