National Register of Historic Places Nomination

Rainey Memorial Institute, 1523 East 55th Street, Cleveland,

Rainy House
Rainy House

“…Based upon a review of all of the information the property appears to qualify for individual nomination to the National Register of Historic Places.  The property will likely be nominated under Criterion A: properties associated with events that have made a significant contribution to the broad patterns of our history for its significant associations with early 20th century social welfare activities serving several Cleveland populations from the early to mid-20th century.  Additionally, the property’s significance reflects early 20th  century woman’s history in Cleveland’s philanthropic and the development of settlement houses.”


Deputy State Historical Preservation Officer of Inventory & Registration

State Historic Preservation Office

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